“In January the commission said LightSquared could use its license for exclusive terrestrial purposes,” he said.
The license from 2005 for LightSquared was explicitly for phones that used both satellite and terrestrial networks.
As the critic Dave Hickey famously said, let art be “frivolous” enough to move us at a terrestrial level.
early 15c., from Latin terrestris "earthly," from terra "earth" (see terrain). Originally opposed to celestial; natural history sense of "living on land" is attested from 1630s. The noun meaning "a human being, a mortal" is recorded from 1590s.