T-Mobile Is Buying US Cellular's Wireless Unit in $4.4 Billion Deal

From CNET: T-Mobile is getting larger. On Tuesday the wireless provider announced that it is buying US Cellular's wireless operation in a $4.4 billion deal. The purchase will include US Cellular's 4.5 million wireless users, its retail stores and "certain specified spectrum assets."

Expected to close in "mid-2025" the move would give US Cellular's users access to T-Mobile's network, plans and services. A regional wireless provider, USCellular operates its own network in 21 states across the country.

According to T-Mobile, US Cellular users will "have the option to stay on their current plans or move to an unlimited T-Mobile plan of their choosing with no switching costs." T-Mobile made a similar promise when it bought Sprint back in 2020.

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