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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 it’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO Says iPhone Price Drop Planned All Along, Las Vegas Market First To Join MetroPCS Spectrum

Speaking at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom conference earlier this morning, T-Mobile’s CFO Braxton Carter touched on the company’s new iPhone 5 pricing. In fact, according to Carter this was T-Mobile’s plan all along. “When we look at the overall landscape, there’s no need to continue with the initial promotional pricing we had with the iPhone…it was a planned promotion for a very limited of time to create momentum.” … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO Aims To Cut Costs While Maintaining Aggressive UNcarrier Approach

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To say that T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is a different sort of CEO than the mobile industry has seen in some time would be putting it mildly. Gone are the stuffy suits and standard industry talk and in is the trash-talking, sport-coat wearing John Legere. His time spent at Global Crossing as CEO minted his belief that things she look cheap and be cheap, a philosophy he … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports First Positive Quarterly Results Since 2009, Sells 500,000 iPhones In First Month

With T-Mobile releasing preliminary numbers during the first few days of April, we had a pretty good idea of what their first quarter results would show. As the official numbers released early this morning, the news is mostly positive, though there is still plenty of work to be done before we can officially call anything a complete “turnaround.” The first bit of bad news is that its revenue dipped 7% year-over-year … [read full article]

T-Mobile and MetroPCS Now Operating Under the Unified Banner of T-Mobile US

Though the T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger has been ‘news’ for a while now, the deal officially begins this morning with all necessary regulatory approvals and shareholder votes in the bag. The new partnership, combining T-Mobile’s 34 million customers with MetroPCS’s 9 million subscribers under the unified banner of T-Mobile US. T-Mobile will still sit at the number four spot here in the US of A. The company is expected to … [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]