LightSquared Lenders Pressure Falcone

Some of LightSquared Inc.’s lenders want hedge-fund manager Philip Falcone to step aside as the public face of the wireless communications firm as a condition for avoiding a looming debt default, said people familiar with the matter.

The lenders are in talks with representatives of Mr. Falcone, the founder of Harbinger Capital Partners LLC and LightSquared’s main backer, over possibly extending a waiver on debt-term violations that expires Monday, the people said.

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