Airways Plan by Ligado, the Former LightSquared, Advances at FCCBy
Company wants to use former satellite airwaves for broadband
Regulator seeks comments; earlier plan had raised GPS concerns
Regulators on Friday asked for comments on Ligado Networks’ plan for a new broadband network, marking a step forward for the company formerly known as LightSquared.
Closely held Ligado said it has revised a plan that aroused concerns its network would interfere with the global positioning system, or GPS, the Federal Communications Commission said in a notice seeking comments through June 16. Ligado needs FCC approval for its airwaves plan to send broadband over frequencies formerly reserved for satellite.