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Samsung Galaxy Mega Discovered On Its Way To MetroPCS

Everyone stop what you’re doing and say hi to the Samsung Galaxy Mega on its way to MetroPCS. Unfortunately for T-Mobile customers, the Mega is apparently SIM-locked to MetroPCS and there’s no word on when or if T-Mobile will bring its own variant of the Galaxy Mega to store shelves. However, for MetroPCS customers interested in grabbing their very own, I’m told to expect the device on store shelves sometime before the start … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces MetroPCS Customer Migration To T-Mobile Network Ahead Of Schedule

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T-Mobile has just issued a press release indicating the migration of MetroPCS customer to T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G HSPA+ and LTE network is ahead of schedule. Just six weeks after completing the combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) today announced the migration of MetroPCS customers onto its 4G HSPA+ and LTE network is ahead of planned schedule. This migration will provide customers of both brands deeper LTE deployment … [read full article]

MetroPCS Announces Bring-Your-Own-Device Program Opening Up Network To T-Mobile Devices

Looks like those rumors on T-Mobile supported devices heading to MetroPCS shelves on June 12th were spot on as the company launched a bring-your-own-device service this morning. The service, which supports GSM-based Android phones and specific versions of Apple’s iPhone. The news, which had leaked back on June 4th but was already confirmed by both T-Mobile and MetroPCS execs highlights T-Mobile’s plan to offer more than MetroPCS’ current line of … [read full article]

Leaked Screenshots Show Two T-Mobile Based Devices Heading To MetroPCS, Bring Your Own Phone Begins June 12th

We knew this day would come and thanks to a trio of screenshots leaked to the boys at PhoneArena, we know an actual date. Beginning June 12th, MetroPCS customers will have the opportunity to use compatible unlocked GSM phones which include iPhones, Android, Windows Phone and certain feature phones. There’s no telling just how many devices out of the Android lineup Metro customers will be able to choose from, but … [read full article]

Ask TmoNews: What Does The MetroPCS Merger Mean For Me?

With the shareholder vote behind us, the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger is free to close and is expected to do next Tuesday.  With that closing date just 96 hours away, it’s time to take a step back and understand how this deal will affect you, the T-Mobile customer. The truth is that for now, you won’t see any changes other than the continuation of T-Mobile’s new UNCarrier/Simple Choice strategies as they refarm their network … [read full article]

MetroPCS Releases First Quarter Numbers, Expects T-Mobile Deal To Close April 30th

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As MetroPCS shareholders voted in favor of a merger with T-Mobile yesterday, the company announced its first quarter 2013 financials. The good news is that MetroPCS is making money with a new income of $19.4 million for the first quarter, down from $21 million a year ago. Metro announced that they expect the T-Mobile deal to close on April 30th. Metro … [read full article]

As T-Mobile Deal Looms, Steep Competition Leads To Subscriber Loss For MetroPCS

In the prepaid race, MetroPCS has always been at the forefront of competitive offerings, which makes its unfortunate that the company reported a net loss of 93,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter. As Metro faces increased competition, the company dropped to 8.9 million subscribers overall. The dip in subscribers this morning comes as the company prepares for its merger with T-Mobile … [read full article]

As MetroPCS Share Price Drops, Will Other Suitors Reconsider Making Competing Bids?

Since the announcement of the MetroPCS merger with T-Mobile USA, the company’s shares have dropped 27 percent. The decline in share price could potentially leave the door open for other suitors, including Sprint and Dish Network, though both companies seem unlikely to make bids. Given that Sprint has just announced their intent to buy 100% of Clearwire and Dish continues its search for a national carrier to partner with, MetroPCS shareholders … [read full article]