Sprint and Altice USA, the fourth largest cable company in America, have agreed to a strategic MVNO agreement that will allow Altice to launch its own wireless carrier using Sprint’s network, the two companies announced last night.
The deal comes just a day after the merger talks between T-Mobile and Sprint were officially called off.
Altice, which operates Optimum and Suddenlink, and was previously known as Cablevision, did not say when it would launch its mobile network. Considering how long it took Comcast to launch Xfinity Mobile on Verizon, however, it should take around a year for the network to get up and running.
Besides a nice check from Altice for using its network, Sprint…