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Legacy MetroPCS CDMA network to be completely shut down by June 21st?

  Since combining with MetroPCS, T-Mobile has been steadily shutting down the prepaid carrier’s old CDMA network in a number of markets. The aim was always to get its customers on to T-Mobile’s more modern, faster LTE network and re-farm the old spectrum and integrate it in to T-Mobile’s network. With progress so far being quick and efficient, it looks like the legacy network could be shut down sooner than we expected. T-Mobile … [read full article]

MetroPCS intros $30 unlimited talk, text and data prepaid plan

Today, MetroPCS – T-Mobile’s primary prepaid brand – announced a brand new promotional plan for customers who walk in to its stores. For $30 per month (including taxes/fees) subscribers can walk out with unlimited talk, text and data with 1GB 4G data. This is an in-store exclusive which means, sadly, you can’t grab it online. You have to go to a brick-and-mortar MetroPCS branded store to get it. And you’ll need a compatible … [read full article]

MetroPCS now offering budget Android smartphones for just $29

MetroPCS, from today, is going to start offering three of its budget smartphones for just $29 to any new or existing customer signing up to one of its $50 or $60 plans. The devices on offer are the LG Optimus L70, Kyocera Hydro LIFE and the Alcatel One Touch Fierce 2. LG’s Optimus L70 features a 4.5-inch screen, 5MP camera, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 2,040 mAh battery and runs Android 4.4. KitKat. Alacatel’s OneTouch … [read full article]

MetroPCS launches new $50 unlimited 4G LTE plan

MetroPCS this morning announced that it’s launching the “undisputed best Unlimited LTE data plan” in the prepaid industry. For a limited time, customers can sign up and get unlimited LTE data for $50 per month. And if you sign up by April 5th, there’s no “pre-planned end date”, so you keep it. As well as kicking off these new unlimited plans, MetroPCS is offering a discount on a couple of budget smartphones. Customers … [read full article]

MetroPCS enters the tablet race with $149 Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7

T-Mobile announced this morning that MetroPCS is entering the tablet market for the first time. From today, you can stroll in to a MetroPCS store and walk out with the budget-friendly Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 for $149 (plus tax). T-Mo’s prepaid brand is also launching a range of great value data plans for tablets. Existing customers with a phone service will get a $5 discount on the tablet plans which (including the discount) … [read full article]

MetroPCS expands to 10 new markets, offers extra data free to customers

The MetroPCS team has been “crushing it” according to T-Mobile’s latest press release, and I’m inclined to agree. T-Mobile’s darker purple side is now available in ten new markets, and is celebrating by giving its customers extra data on the plans. MetroPCS customers on the $40 plan will get 1GB of data each month, doubling it from 500MB. $50 plan subscribers get an extra 500MB too, boosting their allowance from 2.5GB to 3GB … [read full article]

T-Mobile now #1 prepaid carrier, overtakes Sprint

T-Mobile today announced that it is now the biggest prepaid carrier in the States. It’s now ahead of Sprint, Verizon and AT&T. With a customer base of 15.64 million subscribers it’s 0.55 million ahead of Sprint in the prepaid market. AT&T and Verizon are both some way behind on 11.34 million and 6.04 million respectively. “The good news just keeps on coming for T-Mobile,” said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile US, … [read full article]