J.D. Power: Smartphone Satisfaction Higher Among Full-Service Subscribers

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Smartphone satisfaction is higher for owners who contract with full-service wireless carriers than it is for those who purchase wireless service on a  non-contract basis, according to Vol. 2 of the J.D. Power 2016 Full-Service Smartphone Satisfaction Study. Satisfaction among smartphone owners who subscribe to...Learn More

T-Mobile Open Internet Settlement Will Cost at Least $48 Million

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T-Mobile has agreed to pay $48 million to settle an Open Internet investigation by the FCC into whether the company adequately disclosed speed and data restrictions for what the company called an “unlimited” mobile data plan. The T-Mobile Open Internet settlement will include a $7.5...Learn More

T-Mobile Targets Sprint with MetroPCS Promotion

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Bellevue, Washington — January 20, 2016 — Sprint’s ‘Biggest Deal in US Wireless History’ just got served. Today, MetroPCS took the wraps off ‘The Biggest Offer in Sprint’s History’ – a lighthearted poke at Sprint’s underwhelming ‘Biggest Deal in US Wireless History’ that turned out...Learn More

MetroPCS Offers Unlimited LTE for $50 a Month

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January 21, 2015 — BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–T-Mobile’s (NYSE: TMUS) flagship prepaid brand is helping customers get more of what they want out of their wireless plan − more blazing-fast 4G LTE data. For a limited time, MetroPCS customers can upgrade to Unlimited 4G LTE data...Learn More

A Rumored Sprint/ T-Mobile Merger Would Not Be About Spectrum

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Rumors continue to circle around the possibility of a Sprint and T-Mobile merger, accompanied with the usual speculation: How would such a merger benefit each company? What is its likelihood of gaining approval? How would the wireless market be impacted? Perhaps what is most remarkable...Learn More

T-Mobile-MetroPCS Merger Completed

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BONN, GERMANY and BELLEVUE, WA – May 1, 2013 — Deutsche Telekom AG (XETRA: DTE; “Deutsche Telekom”) and T-Mobile US, Inc. today announced the completion of the combination of T-Mobile USA, Inc. and MetroPCS Communications, Inc., uniting two wireless innovators with one common vision: to...Learn More

T-Mobile/MetroPCS Face Only One More Merger Hurdle

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T-Mobile’s plan to merge with MetroPCS could be finalized “shortly after” a MetroPCS stockholder meeting scheduled for April 12, where the shareholders will vote on certain aspects of the proposed combination, the companies said today. The news comes on the heels of Federal Communications Commission...Learn More

MetroPCS Beefs Up Rich Communications Services with Jibe Mobile

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BARCELONA, Spain – Feb. 26, 2013 — MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) and Jibe Mobile (www.jibemobile.com), the Silicon Valley cloud-based global communications provider, today announced that Jibe’s Global Communications Cloud will enable MetroPCS subscribers to connect with friends and family across any network in North America...Learn More

MetroPCS: We’re First LTE Provider to Deploy Rich Communications

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DALLAS, Oct. 31, 2012 — Building on its foundation as the foremost innovator among 4GLTE wireless service providers, MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) today announced the world’s first commercial launch of Rich Communication Services (RCS) on a 4GLTE network. MetroPCS will offer its RCS services...Learn More

T-Mobile CEO on MetroPCS Plans: “We Won’t Smash Together Two Networks”

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T-Mobile’s “definitive agreement” to merge with MetroPCS, announced today, will accelerate the company’s “challenger” strategy, the company said in a presentation to reporters this morning. The merged company, which will carry the T-Mobile name, will be the nation’s fourth largest wireless carrier and, according to...Learn More

MetroPCS Launches Voice over LTE

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MetroPCS claims to be the first carrier worldwide to launch voice-over-LTE service – an IP-based alternative to traditional cellular voice service that uses spectrum more efficiently. Although several carriers, including AT&T and Verizon, already have deployed LTE, they have continued to deliver voice over earlier-generation...Learn More

MetroPCS’s Minimal Investment Approach to Mobile TV

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For almost no investment of its own, MetroPCS Friday began to offer customers the ability to watch local television channels on their smartphones without incurring cellular data charges.  A large part of the investment required to support the offering came from local broadcasters, who ponied...Learn More

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