LightSquared, a company that has had problem with GPS interference for their GPS devices such unlocked Motorola Atrix, Samsung Infuse, etc.. is now creating the rural America initiative. The company promises that their new initiative will be more of a help and it will be a hindrance. You’re going back to take another look at their 4G LTE service, that is already signed up alongside a number of partners. The company is looking to increase the coverage of rural American areas with their GPS devices. The company is known for creating GPS devices that look to limit the amount of pesticides that are accidentally sprayed in crops throughout rural America. Because of recent GPS interference glitches, the company has had a very hard time controlling the spread of pesticides, a promise that the company made many small farm owners.
Along with the guidelines that the company has proposed, they are looking to assist emergency first responders if the existing communication lines for some reason are not working. LightSquared is not the first company to have to deal with the flaws of moving to a broadband adoption, issues are known to constantly arise in areas that are underserved in terms of coverage. This can be very difficult, especially when these areas are relying on a broadband connection for vital emergency services.
It is good to see that the company is looking for ways to fix the problems that they have run into over the course of the last few weeks. The GPS interference problems seem to be fixed, and unlocked cell phone users Such as unlocked iphone, HTC Evo, etc.. have not reported in recent issues with their coverage. It is also good to see that the company is taking initiative, and looking for ways that they can have backup plans in place in case further outages arise. This information was released in an official press statement from where.