Foreign media reported that recently, the Federal Communications Commission (hereinafter referred to as FCC) approved the merger application of network operators T-Mobile and sprint. He said the move aims to promote competition in the industry and accelerate the deployment of 5g network. Of course, there are also voices of opposition among the voices of support.
T-Mobile and sprint merger application approved
In response, the FCC said in a statement that the merger will close the gap in the past and accelerate the deployment of 5g network. In addition, T-Mobile and sprint promised to fully deploy 5g services in the next three years. According to their statement, 5g network is expected to be able to cover 97% of American users by then. According to the plan of T-Mobile and sprint, they will also provide mobile services with a network speed of at least 100Mbps for 90% of American users within six years. The FCC also said that the above commitment is the prerequisite for the approval of the merger application. If the commitment is not fulfilled within the time limit, the two network operators will be fined at least $2 billion.
In addition, Sprint must sell its prepaid mobile wireless service Boost Mobile, while T-Mobile is to sell its stake in Dish Network, a US satellite broadcasting service provider. Over the years, T-Mobile and Sprint have been working with AT