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Ligado Soars Over Another Obstacle to 5G Domination

After almost two decades of controversial stops and starts, Ligado Networks continues to fly over all obstacles in its path to attaining full deployment of a nationwide mobile satellite system (MSS) for ancillary 5G terrestrial operations. On August 13th, 2020, it soared once again. A favorable General Accounting Office (GAO) ruling discounted Congressional allegations that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) skipped a key legal step before granting Ligado’s controversial application to deploy a low-power terrestrial nationwide network in the L-Band. This positions Ligado even closer to its target. Will continuing concerns about GPS interference ever be addressed?

Topics: Ligado Networks; mobile satellite system; MSS; 5G; ancillary terrestrial operations; General Accounting Office ruling; Congress; Federal Communications Commission; FCC; L-Band; GPS interference; The Congressional Review Act of 1996; 5 U.S.C. § 801;

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