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2011-10-13 12:41:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, has collaborated with several high-tech companies to develop solutions to the GPS interference issue. Despite claims by GPS device manufacturers that a solution would take ten years and billions of dollars to develop, viable and inexpensive solutions have entered into the marketplace...

2011-10-02 12:27:00

In the news release, Statement from Curtis Lu, General Counsel of LightSquared, issued 01-Oct-2011 by LightSquared over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the eleventh paragraph, first sentence, should read "LightSquared has amended its original plan to get rid of the interference problem for all but 0.5 percent of all devices" rather than "for all but 99.5 percent of all devices" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:...

2011-10-01 21:28:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GPS industry continues to claim falsely that it was caught off guard by LightSquared's network, but the truth is that it has known about the vulnerability of its devices for nearly a decade. Its member companies have not only participated in detailed FCC proceedings, but also warned their own investors about the risks they faced because they operated in spectrum that isn't assigned to GPS. In April 2011, the FCC flatly rejected the GPS...

2011-09-26 08:00:00

AURORA, Colo., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed preliminary design review for the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX), an important milestone in determining the program's development approach, cost estimates and delivery schedule. The review, which was conducted by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's (SMC) GPS Directorate, assessed the architectural and technical maturity of...

2011-09-21 08:51:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and industry innovation, has signed an agreement with Javad GNSS Inc. to develop a system that will eliminate related interference issues for high-precision GPS devices. The Javad GNSS system can be adapted to work with high-precision GPS devices including those already in the agriculture, surveying, construction and defense...

2011-09-20 07:30:00

REHOVOT, Israel and BARCELONA, September 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide has announced the selection of Baolab's award winning NanoEMS(TM) technology as a companion to its location and positioning solutions. CellGuide will add Baolab's recently launched 3D NanoCompass(TM) IC to their GPS chip, to create the CLIOX-C, the world's first fully integrated GPS and compass device. Integrating the Compass and GPS together enables 'point and identify' augmented reality features to be...

2011-09-19 06:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) delivered the first two A2100 composite satellite structures and the first ship set of propellant tanks for the GPS III satellites Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is building for the U.S. Air Force. This is the first major hardware delivery milestone in the program, which has been underway since ATK was awarded the contract from Lockheed Martin in April 2010. The contract includes the fabrication of a non-flight satellite testbed...

2011-07-01 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Coalition to Save Our GPS: On June 30, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-mandated Technical Working Group filed a 1,000-plus page report analyzing interference from LightSquared's proposed deployment plans in the Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) band adjacent to the Global Positioning System (GPS). The report was based on LightSquared's February 2011, description of its planned three...

2011-06-30 09:51:00

Coalition Members Say Report Verifies LightSquared Plan Defies Laws of Physics; Call for Company to Move Completely Out of Band Adjacent to GPS WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a report submitted today to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by an FCC-mandated technical working group on the potential for interference to Global Positioning Systems (GPS)by LightSquared's proposed broadband network, the "Coalition to Save Our GPS" issued the...

2011-06-27 14:25:00

Would Cause Harmful Interference for Millions of GPS Users WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared sought quick FCC action on its plans to deploy 40,000 ground stations and a tight deadline for conducting the industry's Technical Working Group study on the problem of interference with GPS signals. But LightSquared then asked for postponement of the deadline for completing the interference study and unilaterally -before either completion or submission of the...