A company building a new nationwide wireless broadband network, says Best Buy will resell access to that network, starting with a trial early next year.
According to the LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja “Best Buy Co. is the biggest customer so far to sign up with LightSquared. The electronics chain will sell the service under its own Best Buy Connect brand”.
LightSquared said Leap Wireless International Inc, the parent of the Cricket phone service, plans to use Reston, Va-based LightSquared’s “fourth-generation,” or 4G, network to supplement its own.San Diego-based Leap is the country’s seventh-largest phone company, with 5.5 million customers.
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