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MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile, launching new plans with Amazon Prime and Google One

Five years after MetroPCS officially merged with T-Mobile, the prepaid brand is getting a major makeover. MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile. The service is coming next month and will offer four rate plans, including two new options that’ll include unlimited talk, text, and LTE data along with services from Google and Amazon. Metro by T-Mobile’s base plan will start at $30 per month with taxes and fees included and offers 2GB of LTE data and mobile … [read full article]

LG Stylo 4 launches at MetroPCS with 6.2-inch screen and built-in stylus

MetroPCS has offered previous models of LG’s stylus-equipped Stylo phones in the past, and now the brand new model has launched at T-Mobile’s prepaid brand as well. The LG Stylo 4 is now available from MetroPCS. The device’s original price is set at $239, but Metro is knocking that down to $179 with an instant discount. When it comes to features, one of the highlights of the LG Stylo 4 is its built-in stylus. … [read full article]

Boost Mobile founder wants prepaid brand divested if T-Mobile and Sprint merge

There’s sure to be plenty of back and forth about the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint in the coming months, with sides arguing for and against the deal. This week a former mobile CEO has weighed in. Peter Adderton, founder and former CEO of Boost Mobile, has said that the T-Mobile and Sprint merger shouldn’t be allowed to happen unless Boost Mobile and/or MetroPCS are spun off. Adderton argues that with Boost, Virgin Mobile, and Metro, … [read full article]

New MetroPCS deal offers two months of service for free

T-Mobile’s newest deal is for its prepaid MetroPCS brand. Starting today, new customers coming to MetroPCS can get two months of service for free when they sign up for an unlimited plan. Plan options include the $50 plan with unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data, the $60 unlimited plan that adds 10GB of hotspot usage, or the four-line family unlimted plan that costs $100. This limited time offer requires a port-in of a … [read full article]

MetroPCS deal offers four lines with unlimited LTE data for $100 per month

MetroPCS today kicked off a limited time family plan deal. Starting today, you can get four lines of unlimited talk, text, and LTE data for $100 per month from MetroPCS. New and existing customers are eligible for this deal, but you will need to add at least one new line of service to qualify. There are some details about this plan to keep in mind. While unlimited LTE data is included, video streams will top out … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering free calling and texting to customers in the path of Hurricane Harvey

UPDATE 2: T-Mobile has extended its free unlimited data offer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Those customers will now receive free unlimited data through September 8th.   UPDATE: T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers affected by Hurricane Harvey will also get unlimited data from August 28th through September 1st to help them stay connected to loved ones.   ORIGINAL: With Hurricane Harvey approaching, T-Mobile has announced that it’s making it free for customers in Harvey’s path … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out new prepaid plans

T-Mobile today unleashed a few new prepaid rate plans. There are two new Simply Prepaid plans that include unlimited talk, text, and data, with either 4GB or 6GB of 4G LTE data. Pricing for these plans is set at $45 or $55 per month, respectively. These new plans also include Wi-Fi Calling, mobile hotspot, Music Unlimited for streaming music that doesn’t count against your data usage, and Data Maximizer for optimizing your streaming video to 480p … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering 10GB prepaid plan for the price of the 5GB plan

If you’re in the market for new prepaid service, T-Mobile’s got a new offer that may convince you to hop onto its network. T-Mobile is now offering a Double Your Data promo for its prepaid service. With it, new customers can get 10GB of 4G LTE data for the price of 5GB. That means that you’re getting 10GB of LTE data along with unlimited talk and text for $50 per month rather than $60. This … [read full article]

MetroPCS kicks off free phone offer and bonus data for $50 plan

After launching the new all-in T-Mobile One plan and KickBack, T-Mo today revealed some offers for MetroPCS customers. First up, MetroPCS is now offering free phones to new and existing customers. New customers to Metro or existing customers that want to upgrade their phone or add a new line to their plan can get one of these phones for free: Samsung Galaxy On5 Samsung Galaxy Core Prime LG Aristo LG K7 LG 450 ZTE … [read full article]

T-Mobile sells Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone

Walmart Family Mobile launched as a prepaid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) using T-Mobile’s network way back in 2010. Now, six years later, it’s got a new owner. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s sold Walmart Family Mobile to TracFone. Terms of the deal weren’t given. Navigating to the Terms & Conditions page on Walmart Family Mobile’s site confirms the deal, too. The second sentence on the page reads “Your agreement for wireless service branded … [read full article]