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LightSquared claims that the recent tests by the US government that showed LightSquared's wireless network interfere with GPS signals were "rigged" by the government "to produce bogus results."
The results of a new test of LightSquared's proposed 4G wireless network showed that it causes disruptions in 75 percent of the GPS units in the US.
Niklas Zennstrom, one of the co-founders of Skype, has announced his new company FreedomPop which claims will offer "free broadband and voice services to all Americans" starting in 2012.
Sprint has announced it will launch its own LTE-based 4G network in 2012 which will cover about 120 million people by the end of that year and 250 million people by the end of 2013.
The US's third biggest wireless phone and data carrier announced its latest financial results and the numbers were not good. Bloomberg reports that Sprint Nextel had a net loss of $847 million for the quarter...
Earlier this month, reports came in that the wireless network for the the wholesale 4G LTE-based company LightSquared was interfering with some GPS signals in a test in New Mexico. Now LightSquared has both admitted...