I think LightSquared are trying to pull a fast one, so to speak.
GPS was first. LightSquared are trying to move in and they know they will interfere with GPS yet they are still arrogantly forcing ahead knowing full well what they are doing will cause problems. Plus any attempt to use less power etc for a few years looks like just a cynical ploy to placate opponents to allow LightSquared to get a foothold in the market, then they threaten to will expand to make the their problem worse for others over time.
Also if that isn't bad enough, I can't even see how 4G at satellite frequencies is going to gain wide spread adoption because there will be too many problems with it. So is this just some cynical business ploy by the directors of LightSquared for their company to be bought out by a GPS company, so GPS companies can protect their system from interference from LightSquared? - that's the one angle that would make sense.
Which would make it yet another example of so called Horse Trading (as in unethical business practices). Unfortunately some business people do think like this. They want to cause trouble so they can then offer their solution, which makes them rich.
What LightSquared are doing seems all to dodgy as a business for me to ever risk my money on them. So there's no way I would buy a product from LightSquared knowing the problems its company faces with GPS. I couldn't even rely on LightSquared being around in a few years from now and its not the first communications company I've seen try something then go under and vanish with customers suffering as a result.
I think LightSquared are just trying to pull a fast one so to speak, to intentionally cause trouble, then they will try to be bought out and if that fails, the LightSquared directors will end up giving up and walking off with their rich wages payed for by the LightSquared investors money. The directors can then use the thin argument that the "market conditions were too difficult for success", whilst full well knowing they (the directors) will win big pay whatever happens to LightSquared.
I don't see the directors of LightSquared loosing whatever they do. The only potential looses will be with LightSquared investors and LightSquared customers, so they are not going to get my money.