FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2022
CONTACT: Kelly Miller
Kelly.Miller@fticonsulting.com

GPSIA Statement on FCC, NTIA Spectrum Coordination Initiative

 

WASHINGTON, February 15, 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) Spectrum Coordination Initiative:


“The GPS Innovation Alliance and the GPS industry welcome the FCC’s and NTIA’s joint announcement of the Spectrum Coordination Initiative. We agree that a whole-of-government approach is necessary to restoring and revamping the spectrum coordination process and strongly applaud Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and Assistant Secretary Alan Davidson for committing to actions that can improve the federal government’s spectrum policy decisions. We look forward to working with the FCC and NTIA on these efforts, including the development of accepted technical standards and interference protection criteria that are necessary to protect vital satellite-based services like GPS.”

 

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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/.