Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced that his office recently reached an agreement with T-Mobile, resulting in the state dropping its opposition to the proposed merger with Sprint.
Here are the commitments the New T-Mobile is making, according to the AG’s office:
- Within three years of closing on the merger, the New T-Mobile will deploy a 5G network in Mississippi with at least 62% of the state’s general and rural populations having access to download speeds equal to or greater than 100 Mbps.
- Within six years of closing, it will cover at least 92% of Mississippi’s general population and 88% of Mississippi’s rural population.
The commitments include 5G service in rural areas, The parties also made limited price commitments and vowed to decrease prices as supply increased, particularly as Dish Network enters the mobile market.
T-Mobile also promised to roll out a broadband service that will be available to “hundreds of thousands of Mississippians,” including those in rural areas.
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