FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2022 CONTACT: Kelly Miller Kelly.Miller@fticonsulting.com GPSIA Statement on Updated FCC, NTIA Spectrum Coordination Memorandum of Understanding WASHINGTON, August 2, 2022 – Acting Executive Director of the GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA), Alex Damato, issued the following statement on the announcement of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA’s) updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) on spectrum coordination: “The GPS Innovation Alliance and the GPS industry welcome the FCC’s and NTIA’s updated spectrum coordination MOU. We particularly appreciate the MOU's recognition of the need to protect services that are essential to national security and safety-of-life and the implementation of a process to escalate concerns about harmful interference when appropriate and necessary to facilitate a whole-of-government approach to spectrum management. We applaud Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and Assistant Secretary Alan Davidson for committing to actions that can improve the federal government’s spectrum policy decisions.” ### About GPS Innovation Alliance Based in Washington, D.C., the GPS Innovation Alliance serves as the voice of the GPS industry, representing GPS equipment and technology manufacturers, and critical industries that rely on GPS. The Alliance recognizes the ever-increasing importance of Global Positioning System (GPS) and other Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies to the global economy and infrastructure and is firmly committed to furthering GPS innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The GPS Innovation Alliance seeks to protect, promote and enhance the use of GPS. For more information, please visit https://www.gpsalliance.org/.