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September 02, 2015 5:00 AM ET

Wireless Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of MetroPCS, Inc.

Company Overview

As of May 1, 2013, MetroPCS, Inc. was merged into MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. MetroPCS, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a wireless telecommunications carrier that provides wireless broadband personal communication services. It offers customers flat rate plans with unlimited anytime local and long distance minutes with no contract. The company was formerly known as MetroPCS V, Inc. and it changed its name to MetroPCS, Inc. in November, 2006. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

8144 Walnut Hill Lane

Suite 600

Dallas, TX 75231

United States

Founded in 2006





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MetroPCS, Inc. Key Developments

MetroPCS Announces Availability of New Kyocera Hydro XTRM Smartphone

MetroPCS has announced the availability of the new Kyocera Hydro XTRM smartphone. The waterproof, dust-proof and shock-proof Android smartphone is available at MetroPCS, a brand of T-Mobile US, Inc., for just $169 plus tax and can be paired with any of MetroPCS's affordable nationwide 4G LTE plans, starting at just $40, period. Designed to be sleek and stylish while withstanding the punishment of day-to-day use and more, the Hydro XTRM is IP57 certified to protect against dust and water immersion for up to 30 minutes in up to 3.28 feet of water. Shock-resistant construction built to Military Standard 810G means the phone can handle bumps and drops, while Kyocera's Smart Sonic Receiver technology allows users to hear conversations clearer than ever before in noisy environments. The Kyocera Hydro XTRM's 4-inch, impact-resistant touchscreen and reinforced housing ensure greater screen protection. It is powered by Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the Hydro XTRM's 4G LTE connectivity offers fast Web browsing and multimedia streaming capabilities. The Kyocera Hydro XTRM includes a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor for easy multitasking and quick application response; 5 megapixel camera with flash and video camcorder and 1.3 megapixel front camera and Google Mobile services including Google Play, Google Search, Google Navigation, Google Maps, Google Talk, Google+, Gmail, and YouTube. It is mobile hotspot capable (additional fees may apply) and supports Wi-Fi calling. It also has powerful 2,000 mAh Li-Ion battery plus added energy-saving features -MaxiMZR and Eco Mode apps for managing and conserving power consumption.

MetroPCS Announces Introduction of Samsung Galaxy Mega

MetroPCS announced the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Mega. The Galaxy Mega brings the convenience of a smartphone together with the display power of a tablet for as low as $349 plus tax, after instant rebates, making it easily affordable to have a phone and computer in one without paying the price for both. The smartphone will be available on November 25 in MetroPCS stores and online. Riding on T-Mobile's nationwide 4G LTE network, the new Galaxy Mega can be paired with any of MetroPCS' affordable unlimited data, talk and text service plans starting at just $40, period - taxes and regulatory fees included. With a 6.3-inch HD Super Clear LCD screen, the Galaxy Mega packs a number of innovative features Samsung Galaxy users have come to expect into its sleek body, including: A 1.7 GHz dual-core processor delivers quick application response and smooth video playback; The 8 megapixel rear camera with flash and 1.9 megapixel front camera let users choose the best shooting mode for every photo, including panorama for beautiful landscapes or Drama Shot to capture action; 1080p video recording and playback with plenty of screen room let users see all the details; WatchON allows users to control their television using the Galaxy Mega as a remote control. Users can share content from the Galaxy Mega to a TV effortlessly, as well as look for something to watch in a new way that lets them browse by genre, search by title or receive recommendations based on their interests; Multi Window takes advantage of the large screen to have more than one window open at a time, so users can view two different apps at once; for instance, taking notes while watching a video or looking up an address in Google Maps while reading a text or email; Multi Window makes multitasking simple by placing videos, applications and other information all across the same screen - a great benefit of a sizeable screen; Air View lets users preview content like email, photos and video just by hovering a finger over the screen; The robust 3200 mAh battery keeps entertainment and the crystal clear screen powered for extended use on a single charge.

MetroPCS Introduces New 4G Android Smartphone from LG Electronics

MetroPCS, a brand of T-Mobile US, Inc., has introduced a new 4G Android smartphone, the Optimus F6 from LG Electronics. The Optimus F6 delivers high-end functionality at a tremendous value when combined with MetroPCS' affordable nationwide 4G service plans. MetroPCS' 4G service plans offer unlimited data, talk and text - taxes and regulatory fees included. That means unlimited services and a nationwide 4G network with no catches, compromises, surprise fees and certainly no annual service contracts. Satisfying consumers' demands to stay in touch and up-to-date with friends, family and loved ones, the Optimus F6 has access to speedy 4G LTE and HSPA+ connectivity on T-Mobile's nationwide 4G and growing LTE network. Powered by Android 4.1, the Optimus F6 combines a crystal-clear 4.5-inch display, 5 megapixel rear camera with 1080P video capture, 1.3 megapixel front camera for easy video chat and a powerful 1.2GHz dual-core processor for seamless multitasking. Additional features of Optimus F6 include: great camera and video features like Pause and Resume to integrate separate moments into a single video. Voice Shutter captures photos with a simple voice command, and Time Catch Shot lets users select the perfect picture from an array of five images; QuickMemo makes sharing ideas and notes simple, plus users can add their own creativity by adding text or doodles to any screen capture; and multitasking is made easy with QSlide Function, which lets users view multiple screens at once by adjusting size and transparency.

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