GPS World: NextNav Lays Out New Vision for Complement and Backup to GPS with Additional Spectrum for Broadband Services

Jesse Khalil of GPS World wrote on NextNav’s new vision for complement and backup to GPS with additional spectrum for broadband services. Khalil writes, “The proposal, according to the filing, ‘enables high-quality terrestrial PNT, with the potential for widespread and inexpensive adoption in many use cases because it will use the 5G standard.” Because the company’s NextGen PNT solution uses a small amount of capacity in the 10 MHz downlink, mobile network providers can use most downlink capacity for broadband, “making the spectrum appealing for integration into existing networks and thereby accelerating the availability of terrestrial PNT services.’”

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