6. Verizon Buys Bluegrass Cellular
Carrier giant Verizon in March officially became the new owner of Bluegrass Cellular’s sales and operations.
Bluegrass Cellular, a rural wireless operator based in Kentucky, has handed its sales and operations assets, as well as the majority of its residents and business users in 34 counties over to Verizon. The Basking Ridge, N.J.-based carrier expects to have Bluegrass’s assets and customers fully integrated into Verizon by the end of 2021.
The two companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal.