FILE - In this July 10, 2010, a cockpit GPS shows the search area as scientists participate in a marine mammal/sea turtle survey flight related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration twin otter DHC-6, over the Gulf of Mexico near the Chandeleur Islands off the Louisiana coast. The Federal Communications Commission said it will seek public comment as early as Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, on revoking LightSquared's permit after a federal agency that coordinates wireless signals, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, concluded that there's no way to mitigate potential interference. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file)
Lawmakers go to bat with FCC for LightSquared
Four lawmakers urged Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski on Tuesday to find a solution that will allow LightSquared to launch its planned 4G network.
In a letter obtained by The Hill, Reps. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.), Joe Pitts (R-Pa.), Jim Moran (D-Va.) and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said the FCC should “examine all potential paths forward before closing the door on what could be an opportunity to increase competition and access in the nation’s wireless providers.”
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