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LightSquared Enters into Wholesale VoIP Agreement with VoX Communications

September 19, 2011
By Anil Sharma, TMCnet Contributor

LightSquared has entered into a multi-year wholesale agreement with VoX Communications (News - Alert) (VoX), a provider of retail and wholesale VoIP services for consumers and businesses.

The combination of wholesale economics and business model, open platform, 4G-LTE (News - Alert) network and growing device ecosystem is the key reason why VoX chose to partner with LightSquared to deliver its innovative services.

VoX is culminating its strategy to add mobile functionality to its existing IP network platform by launching affordable new mobile services and applications, including voice and video, on LightSquared's (News - Alert) world-class network.

VoX also plans to offer high-speed data and satellite services to its existing and new customers.

"We've been closely following the rapid increase in mobile VoIP users, and determining how our company could take advantage of this new reality," said Mark Richards, president and chief information officer of VoX, in a statement.

"We believe that the LightSquared network and business model are creating a transformative moment for the industry, and will allow us to expand our portfolio so we can deliver a broad range of affordable and innovative mobile services to our customers," said Richards.

"When we think of the types of partners that would benefit from the LightSquared network, VoX Communications comes to mind," said Sanjiv Ahuja (News - Alert), chairman and chief executive officer of LightSquared.

Ahuja said that VoX is already redefining VoIP performance and services, and the company looks forward to helping them do the same with a new portfolio of innovative wireless services.

TMCnet in August reported that LightSquared has delivered satellite devices for tribal nations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Arizona.

The move reflects LightSquared’s commitment to bring twenty-first century communications to rural regions including Tribal areas that in some cases still lack basic telecommunications service.

LightSquared agreed to donate up to 2,000 satellite phones along with the service to support Indian Health Service (IHS (News - Alert) ), the lead federal health care agency for American Indian and Alaska Native populations.

Anil Sharma is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of his articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Carrie Schmelkin
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