Press Releases

March 2, 2017

Ligado Details Plans for Advanced 5G and Industrial IoT Network at Satellite 2017 Conference

Reston, Va., March 2, 2017 – Ligado Networks will participate in the world’s largest commercial satellite conference and exhibition, Satellite 2017, on Monday, March 6 through Thursday, March 9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. At the conference, Ligado’s Chief Technology Officer, Tamara Casey, will participate in a panel discussion and lead a demonstration of Ligado’s technology and its plans for an advanced satellite and terrestrial network. Ligado joins a diverse group of commercial satellite and aerospace organizations participating in the annual conference.


Tamara Casey, Chief Technology Officer, Ligado Networks


Panel discussion at the ‘Accelerating Unmanned System Enablement’ session on Tuesday, March 7, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

‘Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLOS) for Commercial UAS Application’ technology demonstration during Satellite 2017’s Content Theater on Wednesday, March 8, 9:30-10:00 a.m.


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl., NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Accelerating Unmanned System Enablement session
Room: 202

Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLOS) for Commercial UAS Application
Room: Exhibit Hall Theater


Media that would like to attend Satellite 2017 must RSVP with Isabel Burnham at

For more information regarding Ligado’s participation, please email Dan Cruz at