Verizon buys rural wireless operator Bluegrass Cellular

Verizon Communications has agreed to acquire certain assets of Bluegrass Cellular, a rural wireless operator serving central Kentucky.
Verizon Business and 5GBluegrass Cellular provides wireless service to 210,000 customers in 34 counties in rural service areas 3, 4 and 5 in central Kentucky.

The acquisition is subject to FCC approval and other conditions and is expected to close late this year or early in 2021.

Verizon did not financial details of the deal.