LightSquared investor Harbinger sues Deere, GPS companies for $1.9B; WISP Towerstream fined $202,000 for airport radar interference

Broadband wireless news from across the Web.

> LightSquared investor Harbinger is suing Deere, GPS companies for $1.9 billion in damages. Article

> FirstNet urged the FCC to update rules to expedite approval of 700 MHz public-safety equipment. Article

> UK telecoms regulator Ofcom is studying spectrum sharing. Article

> SK Telecom has extended LTE roaming to Canada, Switzerland. Article

> Hertz is expanding its mobile Wi-Fi hotspot service in Europe. Release

> Wireless Internet service provider Towerstream was fined $202,000 because its unlicensed 5 GHz transmitters interfered with airport radar. Blog post

And finally… Got a compass? Three novice hikers got lost in the mountains when the battery died on their smartphone and they could no longer access Google Earth.  Article