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By THERESA HITCHENS on September 11, 2020  WASHINGTON: The FCC’s controversial decision to let Ligado proceed with its 5G wireless network over fierce DoD objections is just one more example of the broken state of the US regime for managing spectrum, industry experts say. “There’s a lot of inefficiencies in the process. But it’s basically a fight,...
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Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Michael O’Rielly served as FCC commissioner for six years. By Russell Brandom  Aug 3, 2020, 6:01pm EDT President Trump has withdrawn the nomination of FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, a six-year FCC veteran who was expected by many to be renewed for a third term, as first reported by Reuters. The withdrawal comes less than...
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Iridium-Next satellite “I think there’s some very compelling petitions for reconsideration before the FCC right now, so I’m hoping that they would hit the pause button,” says Iridium’s legal rep Robert McDowell. By THERESA HITCHENSon July 10, 2020 at 3:50 PM WASHINGTON: Iridium is considering legal action to block the FCC’s controversial approval of Ligado’s...
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