FCC To Ban LightSquared Over GPS Interference

The FCC is planning to bar LightSquared, which offers a national high-speed wireless network, because in some cases interferes with personal navigation and GPS systems, reports the AP:

The Federal Communications Commission said it will seek public comment as early as Tuesday on revoking LightSquared’s permit after a federal agency that coordinates wireless signals, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, concluded that there’s no way to mitigate potential interference.

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