GPS interference caused by a planned broadband wireless network could cost at least $70 billion and an additional 30 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) over the next 10 years through the loss of aircraft efficiency and safety benefits, FAA estimates. LightSquared, which plans to deploy the nationwide network of terrestrial transmitters, says FAA’s assessment is based on plans that are no longer on the table and does not reflect the latest proposal to use its frequency spectrum farthest ...

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