T-Mobile USA : MetroPCS Takes on New Markets: Doubles Reach in Less than Three
MetroPCS Takes on New Markets: Doubles Reach in Less than Three Months
Aggressive expansion in 15 new markets brings '$40, period' rate plan with
unlimited 4G service on a nationwide network and a robust 4G smartphone
line-up to customers who want 'all-in' at a monthly flat rate with no
surprises; 'Bring Your own Phone' program offers even greater value
BELLEVUE, Wash. - July 25, 2013 - T-Mobile US, Inc.'s (NYSE: TMUS) wireless
revolution marches onward. Less than three months after completing the
combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS, the company has doubled its MetroPCS
brand presence across the country and is bringing "Wireless for All" to 15 new
MetroPCS offers consumers everything they want from their wireless experience
without an annual contract or paying an arm and a leg. At a tremendous value
of '$40, period,' MetroPCS is bringing its convenient neighborhood access,
great service and unparalleled value to more people and connecting them to
T-Mobile's powerful nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network. MetroPCS customers will
experience speeds on average of seven times faster than the company's previous
MetroPCS is offering its 'all-in' unlimited data, talk and text service -
taxes and regulatory fees included - online and at authorized dealer stores in
its existing 15 markets, as well as the additional below operating markets
announced today. The company is also offering its "Bring Your Own Phone"
program to all of its customers, providing them even more choice and great
*Cleveland and Akron, Ohio
*Corpus Christi, Texas
*New Orleans, LA
*Rio Grande Valley, Texas
*San Antonio and Austin, Texas
*San Diego, Calif.
*Seattle and Tacoma, Wash.
*Toledo and Sandusky, Ohio
MetroPCS has grown to the #1 no annual contract wireless network brand in the
majority of the markets it serves by offering convenience, choice and
flexibility for consumers who work hard for their money and deserve more than
what they're getting from their carrier today.
"We've been beating our no-contract competitors hands-down for value, and now,
with the strength of the T-Mobile 4G network behind us, that lead is only
going to grow," said Tom Keys, MetroPCS COO and executive vice president.
"We're setting a blazing fast trail and, with our retail partners, will
compete aggressively with our '$40, period' rate plan to win over consumers
Consumers will enjoy a wide variety of phones -- with access to a nationwide
4G and a growing 4G LTE network, which now reaches 157 million people in 116
metro areas^-- including the latest 4G Android^(TM)-powered smartphones
like the Galaxy S^® 4, LG Optimus L9^(TM) and Samsung Galaxy Exhibit^(TM). In
addition, to bolster its line-up in new markets, MetroPCS also announced the
availability tomorrow, in select markets, of the Nokia Lumia 521 and LG
Optimus F3(TM) to its 4G smartphone portfolio, delivering more handset choices
at speeds wireless consumers need for a great mobile experience.
Along with a powerful lineup of smartphone choices, MetroPCS' "Bring Your Own
Phone" program enables consumers to pair their compatible device with
MetroPCS' affordable 4G service plans, giving them more choice, more savings
and more for their money with access to a nationwide 4G network and unlimited
- taxes and fees inclusive - for just $40 a month.
The company continues to expand its distribution channels in the newly
launched cities, including at leading national retail partners. With this
expansion, MetroPCS now offers its affordable, unlimited services in 30
operating markets and is growing with more than 6,700 points of sale in its
Specific city promotional launch activities will be announced in the coming
MetroPCS provides the freedom and convenience of unlimited, no-annual-contract
wireless services on a nationwide 4G network for a flat rate. With MetroPCS,
customers get great value and a wide variety of device choices from leading
brands. A flagship brand operated by T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS"),
MetroPCS products and services are available online and across the United
States through a network of company-owned stores, authorized dealer locations,
and leading national retailers. For more information, please visit
About T-Mobile US, Inc.
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the
way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and
service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network
delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to
compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US
operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves
approximately 43 million wireless subscribers and provides products and
services through 70,000 points of distribution. For more information, please
Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Samsung, Galaxy S is a trademark of
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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GolinHarris for MetroPCS
T-Mobile US Inc. Media Relations
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