If you prefer doing away with contracts and doing the whole prepaid wireless plan thing, MetroPCS is one of your best bets in the U.S. Operating on T-Mobile‘s networks, MetroPCS offers simple plans without any strings attached. And starting today, those plans are getting even better.
MetroPCS has announced today that all ... Read More »
Alcatel and T-Mobile announced today the addition of two new budget-friendly Alcatel Onetouch Android phones to their lineup: the Fierce 2 and Evolve 2.
Both the Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 come with Android 4.4 KitKat and decent specs for the price, which is $126 or $5.25 a month and $79.20 or $3.30 a month, ... Read More »
Late last month, LG teamed up with T-Mobile and MetroPCS to launch two new Android phones, the Optimus L90 and Optimus L70. Now it’s ZTE’s turn to partner with T-Metro on some new Android hardware.
ZTE announced today that its Concord II smartphone is ... Read More »
Today MetroPCS shareholders approved the merger with T-Mobile USA, after Deutsche Telekom had sweetened their offer last week. The proposed deal gives Deutsche Telekom a 74 percent stake in the merged entity and MetroPCS shareholders a $1.5 billion cash payment. Once the transaction is complete, T-Mobile will gain 9 million subscribers, boosting their total customer base ... Read More »
Almost one year ago, in May of 2012, it was revealed that T-Mobile and MetroPCS were in talks to form a merger, shortly after a merger between T-Mobile and AT&T fell through. It took roughly five months for both companies to sign off on the deal, and since October, we’ve been waiting to hear if ... Read More »
T-Mobile’s new CEO John Legere has only been on the job a month, so we haven’t seen him do too many interviews yet. This week he appeared on CNBC to address the skeptics that have called the merger with MetroPCS a shotgun wedding. Mr. Legere explained that the new spectrum from MetroPCS will make their ... Read More »
Today the boards of Deutsche Telekom and MetroPCS approved a merger with T-Mobile, but there was an interesting twist to the deal. The deal will be structured as a reverse merger, meaning the smaller MetroPCS “will swallow its larger rival” T-Mobile, but the combined company will keep the T-Mobile brand.
T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom will ... Read More »
T-Mobile is gearing up to become a real challenger to the larger wireless carriers in the US. They just announced a new CEO, sold some tower rights to raise $2.4 billion, and now Bloomberg is reporting their parent company Deutsche Telekom is making a move to acquire MetroPCS. The ... Read More »
While addressing shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Cologne, Germany, Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann told investors that a complete takeover of T-Mobile USA was out of the question after AT&T’s very public failed bid last year. Obermann did tell investors that it was considering all other options, including a potential merger of ... Read More »
After their plans to take over T-Mobile USA were thwarted in the 11th hour by a $39 Billion bid from AT&T, Sprint was scratching its head as to what to do next. It announced a partnership with Lightsquared, though that deal is now doomed as Lightsquared has failed to gain FCC support of its next-generation ... Read More »