MetroPCS shareholders approve T-Mobile USA merger

According to Bloomberg and Reuters, MetroPCS shareholders voted today on the proposed merger with T-Mobile and approved the deal. The merger has received approval from the FCC and the Department of Justice and was given the green light by the board of directors from both companies. The deal could close in the first half of…

FCC Approves MetroPCS T-Mobile Merger

The FCC has ruled that the proposed merger between MetroPCS and T-Mobile is a go today, ending months of speculation and negotiation. The merger represents a great opportunity for T-Mobile, as it gives the company a chance to expand its LTE services. According to news released last year, MetroPCS customers will have access to T-Mobile’s 3G service…

Metro PCS Brings Jelly Bean to Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III users on Metro PCS are about to get their first taste of Jelly Bean. MetroPCS last Friday started rolling out a new 400MB update for the Samsung Galaxy S III, with users expected to receive the update early this week. This is great news for Metro PCS. Bringing their version of the Galaxy…

MetroPCS Shareholder to Oppose T-Mobile Merger

The proposed merger of T-Mobile and Metro PCS is facing some scrutiny from an investment advisor with 7.5 million shares of MetroPCS stock voicing his opposition to the proposed merger with T-Mobile USA, announcing that he will vote against the merger. P. Schoenfeld Asset Management, which holds 2% of MetroPCS shares, sent communications to both…

Rhapsody music service on MetroPCS now just $5

Rhapsody music service on MetroPCS now just $5

Cricket has its Muve Music offering and MetroPCS wants to have something comparable. To that end, the carrier has teamed up with Rhapsody to allow its users to add the popular music service to their existing plans. Available now, MetroPCS customers can add Rhapsody for $5 to its newly simplified $40, $50 and $60 monthly…

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