Sunday, September 25, 2011

AirTouch Plans MVNO Launch on Lightsquared

AirTouch Communications. which makes mobile, cordless and landline accessories, plans to offer its own branded wireless connectivity service over Lightsquared's wholesale LTE network.

"We're proud to add AirTouch to our increasingly diverse partner portfolio," said Sanjiv Ahuja, chairman and chief executive officer of LightSquared. "In addition to cellular voice and data products, AirTouch can now add a new source of revenue by delivering a bundled wireless offering to their customers. This represents the true spirit of LightSquared's wholesale-only business model, and we look forward to AirTouch using our network to develop next-generation products and services, and forge new strategic alliances."

LightSquared noted that it has now signed 15 partner agreements.