FCC approves AWS deal to Verizon as long as it goes to T-Mobile soon
There are also a few conditions as part of the deal. The spectrum transfer with T-Mobile has to be completed within 45 days of the completion of the deals between Verizon and Cox/SpectrumCo, and Verizon and Leap. Additionally, Verizon must put the spectrum it is acquiring to use. Within 3 years, Verizon must provide coverage to 30% of the population in the areas acquired, and within 7 years, it has to cover 70%. Lastly, Verizon must continue to offer roaming in areas that it is acquiring.