LightSquared and CareConnect Sign Agreement to Provide 4G Internet Access to Seniors

LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network and CareConnect have signed an agreement to bring high speed mobile data services to its customers.

Operating on LightSquared’s nationwide network, CareConnect will be able to deploy the most advanced wireless services available. Residents in CareConnect communities will be able to access daily schedules, receive community updates, surf the web and communicate with family over video chat.

“The senior population in the U.S. is growing, and their need for advanced communications, information and entertainment is also growing,” said Jerry Grove, president of ESCO Technologies/CareConnect. “By partnering with LightSquared, we gain access to a great network that enables us to quickly and cost-effectively deploy new mobile services on the latest devices.”

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“We selected LightSquared because of its world-class 4G LTE network, open interfaces, wholesale-only model, and attractive economics,” added Chris Lutts, vice- president, networks and operations at ESCO Technologies.  “LightSquared is a critical component of our mobile broadband strategy.”

LightSquared is a wholesale only nationwide 4G-LTE network that is integrated with satellite coverage and designed to provide connectivity anywhere in the United States.

Written by John Yedinak

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