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[PCMag] T-Mobile Confirms Plans to Merge With MetroPCS

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The rumors are true. T-Mobile and MetroPCS this morning confirmed that they will combine forces.
T-Mobile's parent company, Deutsche Telekom, announced that it has signed an agreement to "combine" T-Mobile and MetroPCS. "This transaction will create the leading value carrier in the U.S. wireless marketplace, which will deliver an enhanced customer experience through a wider selection of affordable products and services, deeper network coverage and a clear-cut technology path to one common LTE network," Deutsche Telekom said in a statement.



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1234567890-= <- on my mouse. Now that is news.
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Interesting, I just recently switched from Metro PCS, to Virgin Mobile
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I wonder what the advantages of this is to Metro. As far as I know, there's been a huge buzz about Metro, and I'd hate to see that get squashed if this deal goes through.
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What is the deal for T-Mobile customers? BRB, while I read the article.
    
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I thought MetroPCS leased their network from Sprint? How does this affect that contract?
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Real 4G? I'm down.
    
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Real 4G? I'm down.

None of the four mobile providers have real 4G.... they only have "4G".
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None of the four mobile providers have real 4G.... they only have "4G".

I meant going from HSPA+ to 4G LTE.
    
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Real 4G? I'm down.

The 4g on my T-Mobile phone is pretty snappy. It's faster than my parents ATT UVerse.

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Oh. And my plan? Costs me $30 for 100 minutes, Unlimited Texts, 5gig of 4g unlimited 2/3g!
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