Lightsqured Appears to be Done - FCC Steps In
It appears that some heavyweights came to the party and shut it down for Lightsquared. The FCC is seeking comment on revolving Lightsquared's permit to broadcast on spectrum that is adjacent to the GPS spectrum, and interferes with GPS receivers. I've written up some thoughts on the subject, and it seems that while Lightsquared is right; the GPS receivers "listen" to waves outside their spectrum, it seems like the government just can't let a newbie start-up ruin a good thing.
I would imagine the saga is not over. Stay tuned.
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Posted by Scott Martin at February 15, 2012 7:43 PM