Items tagged "Ligado"
Public Knowledge Joins More than 30 Organizations Urging Congress to Support FCC’s Move to Deploy 5GMay 20, 2020 5G , FCC , Ligado , Spectrum
Today, Public Knowledge joined more than 30 public interest groups, advocacy organizations, trade associations, academics, and former administration officials in a letter urging both the Senate and House Armed Services Committees to support the Federal Communications Commission’s bipartisan decision to finalize rules for Ligado Networks’ 5G deployment. The letter argues that the organizations — so often at odds with each other on spectrum issues — have come together to support the FCC’s action to spur on “innovation and competition in new 5G services while… protecting GPS from harmful interference.”Read More
The Trump Administration Goes to War on 5G — With ItselfMay 19, 2020 5G , Ligado , Spectrum Reform
We sent a joint letter to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees on this topic today, which you can read here. Perhaps the most impressive thing about 5G – the next generation of wireless technology — is that it manages to bridge the hyper-partisan divide in Washington, D.C. Democrats and Republicans — including President […]Read More
Public Knowledge Commends FCC for Approving the Ligado License Modification ApplicationApril 16, 2020 5G , FCC , Ligado , Spectrum
Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft Order that would make new spectrum available for wireless companies such as Ligado to transition their networks to 5G. By allowing Ligado to modify its license to provide a hybrid satellite/terrestrial network architecture, the Order will enable Ligado to offer an internet-of-things oriented network that could compete in the new markets that 5G will create. Public Knowledge commends Chairman Pai for his leadership on making 5G a reality for all Americans.Read More