"Amazon would also be interested in any wireless spectrum that could be divested," Reuters reported sources as saying.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman 5G in rural areas and offer wireless home broadband good enough to substitute fixed-line.on the condition that T-Mobile and Sprint divested Boost Mobileas well as requiring them to build out
Amazon's supposed interest follows reports earlier Thursday that the.
The merger would reduce the number of major carriers from four to three, with Justice Department antitrust chief Makan Delrahim wanting four carriers to remain for more competition, according to Bloomberg.
While the FCC has approved the transaction, the merger still needs approval from the DOJ. Earlier this month, the DOJ was considering halting the deal, and possibly requiring the carriers to divest wireless spectrum or other parts of their businesses.
Sprint and T-Mobile didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Amazon declined to comment.