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2012-01-06 07:30:00

RESTON, Va. and OREM, Utah, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, and The ISP Store, a wholesale aggregator of Internet services such as DSL, cable, VoIP and wireless that resells these services to hundreds of small- and medium-sized Internet Services Providers (ISPs) and Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) across the country, have...

2012-01-05 07:30:00

RESTON, Va. and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, and Broadcore, a nationwide provider of all-in-one business communications services with comprehensive client support, have signed a wholesale services agreement that will enable Broadcore to deliver its solutions over LightSquared's 4G-LTE network. Broadcore offers an extensible suite...

2012-01-03 07:30:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, today announced the appointment of telecommunications veteran Marc Montagner as chief financial officer. In this role, Montagner will report to Sanjiv Ahuja, LightSquared's chairman and chief executive officer, and will be responsible for the company's daily financial operations and will...

2011-12-28 15:19:00

Calls for retest of new design ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The November 2011 testing of LightSquared's wireless broadband service proposal found no significant interference to cellular phone text and voice capabilities but did find significant disruption of most all general purpose approved Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. GPS receivers are used throughout our National infrastructures, in aviation flight safety systems and by private...

2011-12-23 13:36:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, LightSquared filed the first set of data from independent testing of precision GPS devices which were modified to coexist with the company's proposed nationwide 4G LTE network. "As we anticipated, the data shows that properly filtered high-precision GPS devices do not suffer any loss of accuracy in the presence of LightSquared's signals," said LightSquared's executive vice president for regulatory affairs and public policy, Jeff...

2011-12-20 15:44:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to confirm LightSquared's right to use the spectrum licensed to the company by the federal government. In addition, the company asked the FCC to confirm that commercial GPS manufacturers have no right to interference protection from LightSquared's network since they are not licensed users of that spectrum. Click here to access a copy of LightSquared's petition for...

2011-12-16 07:30:00

RESTON, Va. and NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, and Quantum Networks, a global leader in wireless solutions, have signed a wholesale network agreement that will enable Quantum to bundle 4G wireless connectivity with its products. With LightSquared's 4G-LTE network, Quantum will become a "one-stop-shop" by bundling...

2011-12-14 07:30:00

RESTON, Va. and SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, and Gateway Communications Services Inc. (Gateway CSI), an advanced communications and IT technology solutions company providing services to Mid-Atlantic business and government agencies, announced a wholesale agreement that will allow Gateway CSI to offer customers branded...

2011-12-09 16:24:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Martin Harriman, Executive Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Satellite Business, at LightSquared: We are outraged by the illegal leak of incomplete government data to news organizations. This breach attempts to draw an inaccurate conclusion to negatively influence the future of LightSquared and narrowly serve the business interests of the GPS industry. The statement that testing...

2011-12-09 07:40:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, has reached a significant milestone: more than 30 customers have signed wholesale agreements with the company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111209/NY20001 ) The domination of the 4G-LTE market in the U.S. by two incumbent carriers is fueling the market demand for an...