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T-Mobile announced on May 28th, 2024 that it will acquire a substantial part of US Cellular. While the merger still has to be approved by the department of justice and FCC, here’s what it will look like once approved.

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TMO acquires all of USC
Customers.

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TMO acquires 30% of USC spectrum-mainly complimentary spectrum to its own holdings.

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USC retains ownership of 100% of~4400 towers.

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TMO agrees to 15-year master lease on 2,600 towers or 60% of total US Cellular owned towers.

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    US Cellular Tower & Cell Site Numbers

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    US Cellular Owned Towers
    4,400
    Number of total us cellular cell sites
    7,200
    Number of current tMO Leases on USC Towers
    600
    Minimum Number of USC Sites that T-Mobile will keep
    2,015
    Impact on Tower Owners
    Impact on Lease Holders

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