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LIGHTSQUARED SAYS NEXT-GEN SATELLITE READY TO USE

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Feb 22, 2011 1:39 PM, By Donny Jackson
Integrated satellite and terrestrial wireless provider LightSquared last week announced the successful testing and acceptance of the company’s SkyTerra 1 satellite from Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems.
“We’re happy the satellite worked out fine,” LightSquared spokesman Tom Surface said. “We had a beautiful launch. We had some anxious moments when the antenna didn’t unfurl all the way, but the engineers worked through that problem and got it operational at 100%. We’re very pleased.”
During the next three months, LightSquared — previously known as SkyTerra and Mobile Satellite Ventures — will be migrating its existing customers from........... http://urgentcomm.com/networks_and_systems/news/lightsquared-says-satellite-ready-20110222/

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