Insight Into GPS Vulnerability, Impact on Telecom and Alternatives to GPS Timing Provided in New ATIS Report

WASHINGTON — Sept. 15, 2017 — ATIS today announced release of a major resource to help better understand and address a formidable telecommunications industry challenge: the vulnerabilities in the Global Positioning System (GPS).  Requirements for precise time delivery have driven the industry toward the increased use of GPS and GPS-dependent technologies. Yet this dependency has left the industry vulnerable to disruptions…

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ATIS Applauds Congressional Action on a GPS Backup System

WASHINGTON — August 17, 2017 —The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), a leading technology and solutions development organization bringing together top global information and communications technology companies to advance the industry’s most critical business priorities, applauds Congress’ action on a backup to the existing Global Positioning System (GPS).  North American telecommunications networks are critically dependent on GPS-derived timing using…

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