A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. File photo: Reuters A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. File photo: Reuters
A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. File photo: Reuters

FCC approves satellite venture Ligado’s 5G network plans despite Pentagon objections

  • Ligado, formerly known as LightSquared, has been working for years to deploy a low-power nationwide 5G network
  • The US Defense Department has ‘strongly opposed’ Ligado’s proposal on the basis that it would ‘adversely affect the military potential of GPS’

Topic |   5G
A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. File photo: Reuters A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. File photo: Reuters
A logo of the upcoming mobile standard 5G is pictured at the Hanover trade fair, in Hanover, Germany March 31, 2019. File photo: Reuters
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