Pentagon blasts FCC decision to approve Ligado spectrum plan – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The US Defense Department has blasted a decision by the US Federal Communications Commission last month to allow Ligado Networks to deploy a low-power nationwide mobile broadband network, saying it could pose severe risks to global positioning systems crucial to military operations. At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Pentagon leaders argued the decision may […]

FCC may halt US operations of state-controlled Chinese telcos – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may shut down the US operations of three state-controlled Chinese telecommunications companies, citing national security risks. The FCC issued so-called show cause orders to China Telecom Americas, China Unicom Americas, Pacific Networks and its wholly owned subsidiary ComNet (USA), directing them to explain why it should not start the […]