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Sep 16, 2020, 08:00 ET NextNav vertical positioning service now available in sixteen major US markets; plans on track to serve the top 105 US markets by April 2021

NextNav, the leader in 3D geolocation, today announced the availability of its vertical positioning service in sixteen major metropolitan areas in...


Jul 01, 2020, 08:00 ET NextNav partners with Sonim Technologies to deliver innovative z-axis capabilities for public safety and E911

NextNav, the leader in z-axis and 3D geolocation services, and Sonim Technologies (Nasdaq: SONM), a leading U.S. provider of ultra-rugged mobility...


Jun 04, 2020, 15:30 ET NextNav Strengthens Executive Leadership Team With Industry Pioneers

NextNav LLC, the leader in 3D geolocation services, today announced the addition of two new executives to its leadership team as it delivers next...


Apr 27, 2020, 13:00 ET NextNav Offers COVID-19 Contact Tracing App-Makers Free Precise Three-Meter ("Floor Level") Location Data

NextNav, LLC, the leader in 3D geolocation services, today announced contact tracing apps for hospitals, research facilities, government agencies and ...


Jan 15, 2020, 11:00 ET NextNav Raises $120 Million in Latest Round of Funding to Launch Phased 3D Geolocation Services Across U.S.

NextNav, LLC, the leader in 3D geolocation services, today announced it raised $120 million in debt and equity financing. Funds managed by affiliates ...


Nov 08, 2018, 12:00 ET NASA's CERTAIN Program Uses NextNav's 3D Geolocation Technology (MBS) for Urban Drone Operations

NextNav, the pioneer in 3D geolocation services, today announced that its Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) service has been accepted for use by...


Aug 14, 2018, 12:03 ET NextNav Demonstrates Industry Leading Floor-Level Accuracy for Mobile Calls in Comprehensive Industry Tests

NextNav, the pioneer in 3D geolocation services, today announced that its altitude service delivered "floor-level" accuracy in 94 percent of test...


Aug 30, 2016, 09:05 ET NextNav Launches Metro Wide Timing as a Service

Today, NextNav announced the launch of its Timing as a Service ("TaaS"), providing high-precision timing where GPS-based signals are not available....


Jan 19, 2016, 08:34 ET 3GPP Release 13 Specification Adds Support for Metropolitan Beacon System for Mobile Systems

Today, NextNav announced that the final specification for 3GPP Release 13 will include messaging support for Terrestrial Beacon System (TBS) location ...


Oct 02, 2013, 09:00 ET NextNav and Broadcom Sign Technology License Agreement to Drive Broad Availability of Ubiquitous High Accuracy Indoor and Vertical Positioning

Today, NextNav announced that Broadcom Corporation has acquired a commercial license to NextNav's Metropolitan Beacon System ("MBS") technology. This ...


Mar 18, 2013, 08:00 ET Independent Industry Testing Validates NextNav's Superior Indoor Positioning Solution for E911 Mobile Calls

On March 14th, the FCC-chartered Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council ("CSRIC") approved the final report of the results ...