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Dish to Close Boost Purchase From T-Mobile After Months of Talks

June 17, 2020, 9:38 PM

Dish Network Corp. is set to acquire the Boost wireless business from T-Mobile US Inc., after the companies spent months hammering out the specifics of a deal reached last year.

The transaction will close by July 1, Dish said in a regulatory filing, without providing terms. The companies had been working out details, such as whether Boost customers would get phones that work on T-Mobile’s network.

T-Mobile was required to offload Boost, a pay-as-you-go wireless service, as part of its acquisition of Sprint Corp. -- a deal that turned it into the No. 2 carrier in the U.S., based ...