Nokia Lumia 521 coming to MetroPCS, too

Nokia Lumia 521 coming to MetroPCS, too

Good things can happen when a smaller carrier is acquired by a bigger one. For instance, users of a smaller network get to benefit from the increased coverage and new devices the bigger carrier is adding to the mix. Take T-Mobile’s acquisition of MetroPCS. Apparently, it will soon bring the Nokia Lumia 521 to MetroPCS’…

Samsung Galaxy S4 coming to MetroPCS?

Samsung Galaxy S4 coming to MetroPCS?

Looks like MetroPCS will join other carriers and start offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 starting next week. The carrier has turned to Vine to get some buzz, showing the Galaxy S3 + 1 to clearly suggest what’s coming. The Galaxy S4 with all the right radios to sing along MetroPCS’ network has already cleared the…

MetroPCS Opens Up Network to Unlocked GSM Devices

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Today, MetroPCS announced that its customers can now use unlocked GSM devices on their network, which has been solely CDMA up until this point. Because of the recent merger of T-Mobile with MetroPCS, MetroPCS will be transitioning from its CDMA network to T-Mobile’s GSM network. MetroPCS customers in a handful of cities such as Boston,…

Coolpad Quattro II 4G coming to MetroPCS

Coolpad Quattro II 4G coming to MetroPCS

MetroPCS may launch a successor to its Quattro 4G smartphone, which was unveiled in August last year. Chinese Coolpad has been showing Quattro II 4G during the CTIA Wireless 2013 and we can’t say we’re that much impressed. Then again, it’s a mid-range device that doesn’t attract geeks like us. Specs wise, the “next Quattro…

T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger finalized

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS announced jointly today that the merger between the two companies is complete. MetroPCS will come under the T-Mobile umbrella and the combined companies will be known as T-Mobile US. It will be traded as TMUS. For customers, there will be no immediate changes to their service. Eventually, though, T-Mobile will shut down…

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