LightSquared was digging deep to find an effective solution to interference issues between GPS devices and its network has finally made a break through. success.
The company, which has the backing of powerful investors such as the multi-billionaire Philip Falcone, has been trying to come up with a new nationwide broadband service over LTE Networks and satellites.
But the company's efforts suffered a massive blow when the signals from the new broadband service were interfering with those from GPS systems. However, it seems like that will no longer a problem.
LightSquared announced yesterday that it has signed an agreement with Javad GNSS to create filters that will “eliminate related interference issues for high-precision GPS devices.”
“I have said from the beginning that this interference issue will be resolved as soon as smart engineers like Javad Ashjaee [CEO of Javad GNSS] put their minds to it,” said former chief of Orange and now chairman and CEO of LightSquared, Sanjiv Ahuja, as reported by technology site Telecoms.com.
“This breakthrough is a final step toward LightSquared’s goal of building a nationwide wireless network that will bring lower prices and better service to Americans from coast to coast,” he added.