U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is urging the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject Ligado Networks’ license modification request to allow satellite frequencies near the GPS band to be used for terrestrial 5G networks because there are too many unknowns and risk to federal operations. “All independent and scientifically valid testing and technical data shows the potential for widespread disruption and degradation of GPS services from the proposed Ligado ...

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