The FCC approved Sprint's acquisition of the remaining shares of Clearwire that it doesn't already hold, and Softbank's subsequent acquisition of Sprint. There were no special conditions imposed by the FCC in granting approval.
station licenses held by Sprint and its subsidiaries.
The FCC ruled that the transactions are in the public's interest and are not likely to lead to any competitive harm to the market.
SoftBank will pay approximately $16.64 billion to purchase shares from existing Sprint shareholders. It has also agreed to invest an additional $5 billion in Sprint's network.