Ligado Announces 5G Plans

Ligado Networks LLC announced its plans today to develop 5G technology in the L-Band for mobile services in North America. “We are proud to announce this exciting effort with key partners and believe it will accelerate the development of the L-Band ecosystem for 5G in North America,” said Ligado Chief Executive Officer Doug Smith. “Making this further investment in the transition of mid-band spectrum for terrestrial use represents a big stride forward for the country’s efforts to deliver next-generation services and win the race to 5G.” Ligado said that it has chosen Ericsson and Sequans to develop the 5G technology for the satellite component of the company’s network.

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