Samsung Galaxy Mega Heads to MetroPCS, Bigger Than the Note 3

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may be getting most of the attention as of late, which probably won’t make its way to the regional carrier MetroPCS, but another larger screen smartphone will. According to a newly leaked image from TmoNews Samsung’s massive 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega could launch with them instead. The overly large smartphone launched […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Heads to Two New U.S. Carriers

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available to C-Spire and MetroPCS users.

Starting today, users in the United States have two new regional carriers to choose from when purchasing Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S4. C-Spire users will be able to pick up the Galaxy S4 with a two-year service contract for just $199 or at the device’s full list price of $629. Just as with the […]

iPhone Not Coming to MetroPCS Any Time Soon Despite Merger

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Now that the merger between Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS is complete, the combined carrier has answered a question surrounding the fate of the iPhone for MetroPCS customers. According to T-Mobile head John Legere, MetroPCS customers will have some waiting to do, signifying the carrier’s openness on making its Apple flagship smartphone more broadly […]

T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Now Complete: What It Means For Subscribers

The merger between T-Mobile and MetroPCS is now complete, bringing more subscribers to the MetroPCS brand and both the combined carriers to the New York Stock Exchange under the TMUS symbol. The combined carrier will continue to operate under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands, each maintaining their current phone plans and networks. Users won’t se much […]

MetroPCS Shareholders Approve T-Mobile Merger

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The T-Mobile merger with MetroPCS will continue as planned after MetroPCS shareholders approval for the deal. MetroPCS shareholders approved the merge following a new offer from T-Mobile USA parent company Deutsche Telekom, which sweetened the deal for the smaller carriers. Reuters reports those shareholder who previously opposed the acquisition accepted the new deal. T-Mobile and MetroPCS previously […]

T-Mobile Ups the Stakes to Revive MetroPCS Deal

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T-Mobile USA parent Deutsche Telekom may be revisiting the terms it is offering to MetroPCS shareholders as reports that shareholders may reject the acquisition offer on present terms are surfacing. In an exclusive, Reuters is now stating that German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom may be increasing its offer to acquire MetroPCS. The company initially denied […]

Galaxy S4 Makes a Layover at FCC Before Sprint, MetroPCS Launch

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It looks like as we’re nearing the availability of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 Android smartphone in the U.S., we’re finally beginning variants of the phone appear at the FCC for regulatory approval. The latest variants of the Galaxy S4 that’s beginning to show at the FCC are for U.S. carriers Sprint Nextel and MetroPCS, the […]

Regulatory Agencies Approve T-Mobile MetroPCS Merger

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Today T-Mobile and MetroPCS announced the two companies received all regulatory approvals needed to go forward with a merger. Yesterday the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States told the two carrier’s parent companies Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS Communications that it doesn’t see any “unresolved national security concerns” concerning the merger. The approval marked the […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Comes To MetroPCS October 22 For $499

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The Samsung Galaxy S III will arrive on MetroPCS on Monday, October 22 for $499 off contract. The Samsung Galaxy S III will go on sale in select MetroPCS stores this weekend, and will be available to anyone on the network in just three days. Users don’t need to sign up for a two-year contract, […]

T-Mobile: Our LTE Will Be Better Than Yours

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T-Mobile USA, the only national carrier out of the big four to not have a 4G LTE network, is boasting that once it deploys LTE on its network, the experience for customers will be far better than the LTE networks supported by rivals AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, and Verizon Wireless. Both AT&T and Verizon Wireless […]

MetroPCS Phones Will Use T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network After Merger

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The T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger likely won’t close until early 2013, but the companies have a plan for how the networks will work together when the deal does close. According to PCMag, next year after the deal closes, MetroPCS will start to convert its CDMA network into a 4G LTE network. During the process, the […]

Sprint Considering a Bid for MetroPCS

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Yesterday T-Mobile and MetroPCS announced plans to merge pending regulatory approval, but Sprint wants to halt the deal by making an offer of its own. According to Bloomberg BusinessWeek Sprint is considering a counter-offer to MetroPCS. Sprint is talking to advisers to see if it can afford to make an offer that beats the offer Deutsche Telekom […]

Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS Approve T-Mobile Merger

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The T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger is officially approved by the boards of both Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile USA’s parent company) and MetroPCS, and will now move forward pending approval from government agencies. T-Mobile announced the decision in a press release where it outlined some of the details of the agreement. The new company formed by T-Mobile […]

T-Mobile May Merge with Metro PCS

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS might become one company if T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom has its way. According to All Things D Deutsche Telekom confirmed that it is in talks to acquire MetroPCS earlier today. The German company would combine MetroPCS with its flailing T-Mobile USA subsidiary to create a larger company. Deutsche Telekom would control […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Coming To MetroPCS

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Samsung’s flagship Android phone will soon make its way to yet another U.S. carrier. MetroPCS now has a teaser page for the Samsung Galaxy S III on its website along with a contact form so users can find out when the phone is available. The contact form also gives users a chance to win a […]

MetroPCS to Deploy Network-Wide VoLTE in Next Half Year

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MatroPCS became one of the first carriers to deliver voice over 4G LTE data networks when it began testing the VoLTE technology in the Dallas market. The carriers says that it will take an additional 4 to 6 months to roll out VoLTE service in all 14 of its LTE markets. VoLTE delivers voice calls […]

MetroPCS Announces $55 Unlimited Plan And $149 LG Motion 4G

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MetroPCS wants to leverage its 4G LTE network to bring in more customers with an enticing new unlimited plan and a relatively inexpensive 4G LTE Android phone. The carrier’s new unlimited plan costs $55 a month with no annual contracts. The plan gives users truly unlimited voice minutes, text messages, and data. That means no […]

MetroPCS First U.S. Carrier Out of the Gate With Voice Over LTE

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It looks like regional carrier MetroPCS, known for its budget cellular plans, is the first carrier in the U.S. to debut voice over LTE, or VoLTE service. VoLTE, as its name implies, delivers crisp, clear voice feeds over 4G LTE networks and is seen as a service similar to VoIP, except that its done through […]

Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G With Mobile TV hits MetroPCS

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MetroPCS has a new mid-range Android phone for its prepaid 4G LTE network, the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G which has a built-in TV tuner. The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G looks a lot like a Samsung Galaxy S II variant. It has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED with an unspecified resolution, a single-core 1GHz processor, […]