By Micah Maidenberg


T-Mobile US Inc. agreed to purchase wireless assets from a local government agency in South Dakota.

T-Mobile said Monday it reached a deal to purchase cell sites and wireless and data services operating under the Sprint brand from Brookings Municipal Utilities in Brookings, S.D.

The utility has about 14,000 wireless and data customers who are spread across Sioux Falls, Watertown, and Brookings as well Sioux City, Iowa, T-Mobile said.

The company "expects to fully integrate the acquired assets into T-Mobile's network and retail distribution in the region," it said. The deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter.


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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 04, 2021 16:34 ET (21:34 GMT)

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