LightSquared takes off the gloves [telecom]

According to a story at, LightSquared has decided to get down in the political mud to further it's claim that it can coexist with GPS. While trying to pull off the largest bandwidth grab in communications history, LightSquared is setting a new bottom level for the future of the telecommunications industry.

Chris Frates- October 26, 2011 After months spent trying to make a technological case for why its network will not interfere with GPS, LightSquared has gone political.

My colleague Josh Smith reports on a company that has been a boon to K Street:

LightSquared has hired dozens of top lobbyists, including at least seven former elected officials -- including ex-House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt of Missouri; former Republican Sen. Tim Hutchinson of Arkansas; and Democratic former Gov. Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania.

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