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Mar 30, 2012, 12:00 ET LightSquared Says Proposed FCC Ruling Is Legally Unprecedented, Not Supported By Technical Evidence, And Inconsistent With Other Recent Commission Action

LightSquared said in a filing to the Federal Communications Commission today that a ruling proposed by the FCC staff that would effectively revoke...


Mar 16, 2012, 09:08 ET LightSquared Says Sprint's Contract Termination is in the Best Business Interests of Both Companies

LightSquared, a wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network, today said that the decision by Sprint Corp. to end its...


Mar 16, 2012, 04:13 ET LightSquared Says FCC's Proposal Would Undermine Wireless Investment, Create Regulatory Uncertainty

LightSquared, a wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network, today filed its opposition to the Federal Communication...


Mar 06, 2012, 11:34 ET LightSquared Announces Extension of Emulation on its SkyTerra-1 Satellite Network for Existing Customers

LightSquared announced today that the company is further extending the emulation phase of its current generation voice (MSAT), private network...


Feb 28, 2012, 12:43 ET LightSquared Undertakes Search for New CEO; Affirms Intent to Build Wireless Network

LightSquared today announced that Sanjiv Ahuja has resigned his position as chief executive officer. He will continue to serve as chairman of the...


Feb 20, 2012, 08:22 ET LightSquared Statement Regarding Inmarsat Notice

LightSquared has received a notice of completion from Inmarsat relating to the first phase of the companies' 2007 multi-phase agreement to reallocate ...


Feb 15, 2012, 04:58 ET LightSquared Response to FCC Public Notice

For more than a decade, LightSquared and its predecessor companies have worked to bring a private sector solution to a public problem – expanding...


Feb 14, 2012, 06:20 ET LightSquared Remains Committed to Finding Resolution

In response to the NTIA's recommendation to the FCC today regarding LightSquared's network, the company said it remains committed to finding a...


Feb 07, 2012, 05:13 ET LightSquared Calls on FCC to Initiate Receiver Reliability Standards, Set Level Playing Field for Spectrum Licensees

Today, LightSquared asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to develop receiver reliability standards for unlicensed GPS devices to ensure...


Jan 23, 2012, 08:30 ET Telecom Ventures Partners with LightSquared to Offer Branded Mobile Broadband Services to Underserved Markets

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Jan 19, 2012, 08:30 ET Jolt Mobile Partners with LightSquared to Deliver High-Speed Wireless Data Services to Ethnic Communities

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Jan 18, 2012, 10:00 ET Former FCC Chief Engineer and LightSquared Question Validity of Test Results Rigged by GPS Industry Insiders

LightSquared said today that the process used to test GPS devices by Air Force Space Command on behalf of the Space-Based Positioning, Navigation,...


Jan 17, 2012, 08:30 ET Hometown Telecom to Provide Mobile Broadband Services Using LightSquared's Network

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Jan 13, 2012, 06:44 ET Government Committee's Refusal to Continue Testing Highlights Systemic Pattern of Bias and Collusion

LightSquared's letter to the NTIA regarding the PNT EXCOM's flawed testing process is available at...


Jan 06, 2012, 08:30 ET The ISP Store Partners with LightSquared to Deliver Wireless Broadband Services to its Extensive Roster of ISP Customers

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Jan 05, 2012, 08:30 ET Broadcore to Run Next-Generation Communications Solutions Over LightSquared's Network

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Jan 03, 2012, 08:30 ET LightSquared Names Marc Montagner Chief Financial Officer

LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Dec 23, 2011, 02:36 ET Independent Lab Tests Verify High-Precision GPS Devices Can Coexist with LightSquared

Today, LightSquared filed the first set of data from independent testing of precision GPS devices which were modified to coexist with the company's...


Dec 20, 2011, 04:44 ET LightSquared Files Petition for Declaratory Ruling, Asks FCC to Confirm Its Rights as Spectrum Licensee

LightSquared today asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to confirm LightSquared's right to use the spectrum licensed to the company by...


Dec 16, 2011, 08:30 ET Quantum Networks Partners with LightSquared to Deliver 4G Connectivity

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Dec 14, 2011, 08:30 ET Gateway Communications Services, Inc. to Deliver Branded Wireless Services Using LightSquared's Wholesale Network

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Dec 14, 2011, 06:33 ET Statement from Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO of LightSquared

We are pleased that the statement issued by the National Space-Based PNT Executive Committee, chaired by the Department of Defense and the Department ...


Dec 09, 2011, 08:40 ET LightSquared Has Now Signed More Than 30 Wholesale Customers

LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...


Dec 09, 2011, 05:24 ET Statement from Martin Harriman, Executive Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Satellite Business

The following is a statement from Martin Harriman, Executive Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Satellite Business, at LightSquared: We are...


Dec 08, 2011, 08:30 ET LightSquared and Skype Co-Founder's FreedomPop Partner to Offer Free Broadband Services

LightSquared™, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation,...