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Mobile satellite players continue to battle with land-based mobile industry

News | 05/28/2001 4:00 am EDT

Canada’s two mobile satellite service (MSS) providers are opposing a bid by the U.S. cellular companies to have MSS spectrum reallocated for the land-mobile industry. The Washington-based Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA) is lobbying the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to have some bands in the 2 GHz range – spectrum that was assigned to MSS on a worldwide basis in 1992 – turned over to terrestrial carriers for 3G.

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