Only a few days after representatives of ten countries filed a petition to stop the combination of Sprint and T-Mobile, reports that the Justice Department "is approaching" approval. This obviously depends on a pre-agreed agreement that both will sell assets to create a new national wireless competitor. The Times specifically mentions the Dish Network, Charter, and Altice as companies that have apparently been approached to purchase Boost Mobile, as Bloomberg reported earlier this week. If companies sell Boost Mobile and enough spectrum to make a valid fourth option, it can help them defend against state accusations that the merger would harm the competition. But the trick is to find someone biting the offer, and even if Amazon's name appears as an option, we'll have to see who cares before moving things.