The Nokia Lumia 635 introduced this past spring was promised for both T-Mobile and MetroPCS, but neither pricing nor specific availability were revealed at the time of announcement. That changed today, with T-Mobile revealing both how much the phone will cost and when it will be available for both carriers.
The iPhone is a coveted device, by both consumers and carriers. Launched on AT&T, it wasn’t long before Verizon swallowed their bloatware and jumped on board as well. T-Mobile followed years later, as did Sprint. Now it seems as though T-Mobile is once again discussing bringing the iPhone to Metro PCS.
Pre-pair carrier MetroPCS has announced that it is now offering the high-end Samsung Galaxy S5 to customers on its network. The Galaxy S5 is the new high-end smartphone from Samsung and has been a very strong seller for Samsung so far. MetroPCS is a no-contract pre-paid provider and the smartphone will operate on the company's plans starting at $40 per month.
This week Stephen Elop himself stepped onstage at Microsoft’s BUILD 2014 conference to introduce the Nokia Lumia 630 and 635. The Nokia Lumia 635 is the 4G LTE-enabled version of the device, coming with Windows Phone 8.1, a 4.5-inch display, and what Elop described as "more operator support ... than any other Lumia device to-date."
The major US telecoms delivered at minimum 1.1 million cell phone records to law enforcement at all levels of government in 2012. The records include voicemail and text content. The telecoms earned $26 million from the transactions. Many of the fulfilled information requests legally required no warrant, no subpoena, and no probable cause. These and other irresistible revelations come compliments of US Sen. Edward Markey, whose voluminous correspondence with the involved telecoms revealed the information. They include US Cellular, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, Leap Wireless/Cricket Communications, MetroPCS, Verizon, AT&T and C Spire Wireless.
If you're the sort of mobile phone user that the prefers to use prepaid networks rather than being tied down to a contract for several years, word has surfaced that MetroPCS is set to get the new Samsung smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Mega has turned up running MetroPCS branded software indicating that the phone will be hitting the network relatively soon.
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 has been available for quite some time on most major carriers, but it's continuing its rollout today with the official launch on MetroPCS's network. The regional carrier announced today that the Galaxy S 4 is available for purchase and is able to take advantage of the carrier's 4G network.
When you hear the name Coolpad it might not ring a bell but the company has big plans for their phones in the US, and are here in Las Vegas for CTIA showing off their latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphones. The popular Chinese manufacturer wants to deliver quality 4G LTE smartphones for those on a budget, and in a way have stolen the show here at Pepcom. We got a look at their new Quattro II 4G, as well as the impressive 8920 that recently launched in China.
Now that the MetroPCS/T-Mobile merger has been finalized, many customers on MetroPCS are all wondering, "When can we get our hands on the iPhone?" Well according to T-Mobile CEO John Legere, there is a possibility that the iPhone will head to MetroPCS, however nothing is certain yet. He says, "It's not imminent; I think that's safe to say." He does assure MetroPCS subscribers that he has started discussions with Apple about bringing the iPhone to MetroPCS.
The T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS merger is final, with the new T-Mobile US combo-brand set to hit the New York Stock Exchange today. The combined carriers amass a total of 43m subscribers, with 200m potential customers set to be covered by LTE service before the year is through. By bringing together the individual spectrum holdings, however, T Mobile US says it's in an even better position for its 4G roll-out in 2014 and beyond.