Throwing a little caution to the wind over brewing
GPS interference concerns

, Cricket -- the CDMA budget carrier that specializes in contract-free plans -- has hooked up with

to deliver additional LTE service through a roaming agreement that'll supplement its own rollout "over the next few years. " All told, the moves should bring it up to technological speed with archrival

, which deployed LTE last year (beating Verizon to market, actually) and currently has a

Samsung-sourced handsets

on the market to take advantage of it. For LightSquared's part, this is exactly the type of deal they've been looking to ink: the company has expressed no interest in lighting up a retail-facing carrier of its own, instead offering wholesale LTE deals to other carriers -- like, say, Cricket -- who don't necessarily have the spectrum, the time, or the budget to roll out 4G in earnest. Follow the break for LightSquared's press release.

[Thanks, Mark]
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