Cogent Communications Announces Closing of Acquisition of T-Mobile’s Wireline Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 1, 2023 – Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (“Cogent”) (NASDAQ: CCOI) today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of T-Mobile’s Wireline Business.

The T-Mobile Wireline Business (formerly known as Sprint GMG) offers the legacy Sprint U.S. long-haul network, a current customer base who are a fit for Cogent’s products and services, and a group of experienced employees with the knowledge and capabilities to execute the company’s strategy.


About Cogent

Cogent (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a facilities-based provider of low cost, high speed Internet access and private network services to bandwidth intensive businesses. Cogent’s facilities-based, all-optical IP network provides services in 219 markets across 51 countries.

Cogent is headquartered at 2450 N Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20037. For more information, visit Cogent can be reached in the United States at (202) 295-4200 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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