As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. has agreed to acquire a rural wireless operator serving central Kentucky, Bluegrass Cellular. Bluegrass Cellular provides service to 210,000 customers in 34 counties in rural service areas 3, 4, and 5 in central Kentucky.
Bluegrass customers will receive information regarding the acquisition and the extent of services that will be available from Verizon, including wireless data services.
“We are excited to acquire certain assets of Bluegrass Cellular and expand our footprint in Kentucky. We look forward to welcoming Bluegrass customers and employees into the Verizon family and providing them with reliable wireless service alongside a best-in-class customer experience.” stated Ronan Dunne, Executive Vice President, and Group CEO, Verizon Consumer Group.
The agreement is set to close by the end of this year or early next year and is subject to FCC and other regulatory approvals.
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