Tag Archives: MetroPCS

Metro by T-Mobile launches new prepaid rate plans today

The new Metro by T-Mobile is now live. Metro by T-Mobile prepaid service officially launched today following its announcement last month. Metro is the new, rebranded version of MetroPCS that offers new unlimited plans with Amazon Prime and Google One included. There are four plans available from Metro by T-Mobile, all with unlimited talk and text as well as taxes and fees included. The base $30 plan offers 2GB of LTE data and mobile … [read full article]

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]

T-Mobile says Sprint merger won’t mean end of MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, or Virgin Mobile

In addition to talking up its wireless-only TV and home internet bundle, T-Mobile recently talked to the FCC about what would happen with its prepaid brands if it merges with Sprint. T-Mobile has told the FCC that if it’s allowed to merge with Sprint, it will keep both MetroPCS as well as Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile around. T-Mo explained that each brand targets different types of customers. T-Mo went on to claim that … [read full article]

MetroPCS launches MetroSMART Ride to help smarten up your car

Back in late 2016, T-Mobile launched the SyncUp Drive to smarten up your car by giving you a Wi-Fi hotspot and getting you easy access to info about your car. Now it looks like that device is available from MetroPCS, too. The MetroSMART Ride is now available from MetroPCS stores. For a limited time, you can snag one for free when you add the MetroSMART Ride service to a new or existing account. The service … [read full article]

T-Mobile experienced a data breach on August 20th

UPDATE: T-Mobile has told Motherboard that the breach affected around 3 percent of its 77 million customers — around 2.3 million people — and that that the hackers were part of an “international group”. UPDATE 2: T-Mobile has confirmed that “encrypted passwords” were part of the data compromised by the hackers. Security researchers speaking to Motherboard say that the algorithm used for these passwords may be weak, and password expert Jeremi M. Gosney adds that customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in latest J.D. Power Wireless Purchase Experience report

After coming out on top in J.D. Power’s Wireless Purchase Experience study at the start of 2018, T-Mobile has once again finished first in J.D. Power’s report. J.D. Power today released its 2018 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience study, which examines customer purchase experience when they use one of three channels: phone calls, a retail store, or a website. The purchase experience satisfaction is measured in store sales representative, website, offerings and promotions, phone sales representative, … [read full article]

Alcatel 7 features 6-inch display and 4000mAh battery, arrives at MetroPCS today

There’s a new big screen phone coming to MetroPCS. The Alcatel 7 is launching at MetroPCS today, August 13th, at a price of $179.99. MetroPCS is also offering the Alcatel 7 for free to customers who port their number and sign up for an unlimited LTE plan, while customers with a new line of service or qualified upgrade can get it for $129.00. Specs for the Alcatel 7 include a 6-inch 2160×1080 display and 8MP camera … [read full article]

T-Mobile and MetroPCS come in first in J.D. Power’s new wireless customer care study

After coming out on top in J.D. Power’s U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance study at the start of 2018, T-Mobile and MetroPCS have beat out the other carriers again today. J.D. Power today released the results of its U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance study, which takes a look at customers who contacted their carrier’s customer care department within the past three months. This includes customer service over the phone, in-store contact, online chat, email, social … [read full article]

MetroPCS launches back-to-school deals

Now that we’ve officially entered August, it’s almost time for students to head back to school. To help them prepare, MetroPCS has launched some new deals. First up, you can get $200 off any smartphone when you switch to MetroPCS and sign up for an Unlimited LTE plan. That discount is enough to make devices like the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, LG Stylo 4, Moto E5 Plus, and iPhone SE free, and it knocks the … [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]