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LightSquared to cut costs by slashing jobs

A double whammy of bad news for US wannabe carrier LightSquared this week, as reports come in that the firm plans to prune 45 per cent of its staff in order to save money. Earlier this week it emerged that satellite operator Inmarsat was claiming that it has not received a payment of $56.25m from the company.

Europe gets in flight mobile usage off the ground

The chatter of mobile phone conversions could soon be a common occurrence on flights, as UK comms regulator Ofcom sets out proposals enabling airlines to offer mobile communication services. In the proposal released Thursday, Ofcom said its objective is to create opportunities for companies to develop innovative technologies and in particular to make the most […]

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