What Is the Future of GPS and the AE Industry?
There is a large debate going on in Washington and across the country concerning the future of GPS. The debate surrounds the company LightSquared and their proposed wireless broadband network.
LightSquared is a private company with plans to develop a 4G-LTE (Long Term Evolution) broadband wireless communication network that incorporates satellite and land based transmitters to provide coverage across the United States. LightSquared controls 1525-1559MHZ of the United States spectrum and received U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorization in 2004 to build its nationwide network.
Over recent years, there has been much debate over the potential for interference with GPS devices currently in use. In January of this year as the FCC was considering... READ MORE