Committee Members Ask the FCC to Halt Waiver on LightSquared Proposal Until Federal Tests Reveal No GPS Interference
“LightSquared’s waiver should not be approved until federal tests reveal there will be no interference and unexpected consequences for small businesses.”
Washington, Oct 28 - WASHINGTON— House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) today along with eight members of the Committee sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski requesting that the FCC not proceed with LightSquared’s waiver until federal testing ascertains that there will be no interference with all types of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices. The Committee also requests the FCC to report their action plan regarding the proposal to the Committee. Full text of the letter is available here.