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Private equity firm to buy LightSquared

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the private equity firm Centerbridge Partners has a tentative deal to buy wireless broadband provider LightSquared out of bankruptcy in a deal worth $3.3 billion.

By Dec. 11, 2013


Dish said to abandon $2.2B takeover bid for LightSquared

Satellite TV provider will officially pull out of the race for the troubled wireless service provider as early as Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By Jan. 8, 2014


Dish said to bid $2B for Lightsquared spectrum

Dish's future networking portfolio could grow quite quickly based on a new report that the satellite TV provider is going after the bankrupt wireless venture's spectrum.

By May. 20, 2013


Lights dim further on LightSquared

The company now faces possible bankruptcy as its options for survival dwindle and the one agency that could save it focuses on other spectrum-related matters.

By Apr. 5, 2012


LightSquared continues to fight for survival

LightSquared, the beleaguered wireless operator, is not giving up on its plans to build a nationwide 4G LTE network. And it's calling on the FCC to take action.

By Mar. 16, 2012


Finally, some good news for LightSquared and its 4G hopes

The FCC gives LightSquared the go-ahead to test a spectrum-sharing plan with a U.S. agency as it fights to build its nationwide wireless broadband network to compete with AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

By May. 3, 2013


LightSquared blew it, and here's why

LightSquared may have had a great case for building its wireless network, but the fledgling company lacked the political tact to see it through.

By Feb. 15, 2012


Wireless venture LightSquared files for bankruptcy

The bankruptcy filing marks an end to an ambitious attempt to create an upstart provider of 4G LTE wireless services.

By May. 14, 2012


LightSquared: Going from bad to worse

There's been a string of bad news recently for the wireless broadband startup after the FCC pulled its conditional waiver to build its nationwide network. The latest? Job cuts.

By Feb. 21, 2012


Reporters' Roundtable: LightSquared and the spectrum mess

LightSquared was supposed to save us from the bandwidth crisis. But the $4 billion startup stalled out when the FCC withdrew approval to use the spectrum it bought. Here's what it means.

By Feb. 17, 2012