LightSquared Announces Brightstar as Preferred Supply Chain Services Provider
RESTON, VA. and CHICAGO: LightSquared has named Brightstar a preferred supply
chain services provider. Brightstar will provide LightSquared’s partners with a
comprehensive set of supply chain services so they can deliver their products
to market faster, LightSquared says.
LightSquared is developing a wholesale-only, wireless broadband network, and
noted that several of its takers are entering the wireless market for the first
time. Brightstar is said to have global experience addressing the broad range of
challenges facing device manufacturers, operators and retailers, including
product development, inventory management, device fulfillment, demand
forecasting and local market intelligence. Brightstar will offer each of
LightSquared’s partners a customizable suite of mobile device-related products
“While we are a wholesale operator, we have partnered with Brightstar to offer
their supply chain services to our partners, which will in turn help them go to
market faster and contribute to their success,” said Sanjiv Ahuja, chairman and
CEO of LightSquared.