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November 15, 2018
FCC Poised to Approve Broad Use of Galileo in U.S.

UPDATED: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Nov. 15 unanimously approved…

By Dee Ann Divis


November 7, 2018
Iridium Urges the FCC to Rescind Ground-Network Rule Ligado Relies On

Iridium is asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to…

By Dee Ann Divis


October 31, 2018
Will 5G Become a New Skirmish Line in the Fight Over GPS Interference?

The announcement of the White House’s new strategy to…

By Dee Ann Divis


October 24, 2018
FCC Sets Vote on Galileo Approval for November Meeting

After a four-year delay the Federal Communications Commission is…

By Dee Ann Divis


October 24, 2018
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Opposes Ligado Frequency Plan

A proposed frequency change that could create interference with…

By Dee Ann Divis


October 16, 2018
New Consortium Developed for Rapid Research to Include SatNav

A new consortium has been formed to enable government…

By Dee Ann Divis


October 3, 2018
Europe To Mandate Smart Phones Use Galileo Signals

The European Commission (EC) is on track to mandate…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 26, 2018
DHS Taking a Risk-Based Look at PNT Resilience

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 26, 2018
Security and SatNav Experts Agree: GPS Is a Cybersecurity Issue

The new Cybersecurity Solarium Commission should consider addressing GPS…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 24, 2018
Change Is Coming: 
The Space Force and SMC 2.0

While threats to American defense satellites were climbing sharply,…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 17, 2018
White House Push for Space Competitiveness Becomes a Factor in Ligado Debate

The years-long fight over a proposal to recast satellite…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 15, 2018
Lockheed Awarded $7.2 billion GPS IIIF Contract

The Air Force officially announced Friday that Lockheed Martin…

By Dee Ann Divis


August 29, 2018
GPS IIIF Could be Delayed If Full DOD Funding Not Approved

Though the Senate approved next year’s funding for the…

By Dee Ann Divis


August 29, 2018
Ligado Fight Comes Down to Choice of Interference Standard

There was a flurry of filings July 9 just…

By Dee Ann Divis


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