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March 27, 2015 5:33 PM ET

Wireless Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of MetroPCS Wireless, Inc.

Company Overview

As of May 1, 2013, MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. was merged into T-Mobile USA, Inc. MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. provides wireless communication services for customers in California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. It offers cellular phones, plans, and services; and voice, text, and data services. The company also provides long distance, Web access, directory assistance, messaging, and mobile Web and social services; maps and directions; and downloads. It serves businesses and individuals. The company was formerly known as GWI PCS, Inc. and changed its name to MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. in 1999. The company was founded in 1995 and is based i...

8144 Walnut Hill Lane

Suite 600

Dallas, TX 75231

United States

Founded in 1995

2,125 Employees





Key Executives for MetroPCS Wireless, Inc.

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MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. Key Developments

MetroPCS Introduces Samsung Galaxy Mega, Supersizes its Lineup with New 6.3-Inch Smartphone

MetroPCS Introduced Samsung Galaxy Mega, Supersizes its Lineup with New 6.3-inch Smartphone. 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, including in 15 new MetroPCS markets, giving even more consumers access to nationwide 4G LTE at a tremendous value. 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. Consumers in all 45 MetroPCS markets will be able to take advantage of MetroPCS’ unlimited no annual contract wireless service and great phones like the Galaxy Mega to get even more from their wireless service. 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 Enters into 15 New Markets

MetroPCS brand in new cities across the country, T-Mobile is taking another big leap forward, expanding MetroPCS to 15 new markets – tripling its brand presence, ahead of schedule, to 45 markets just six months after the completion of the T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS combination. Beginning Nov. 21, MetroPCS expects to roll out more stores in 15 new operating markets, bringing 4G LTE service to even more value-conscious consumers across the US. T-Mobile has also continued to make rapid progress on network migration, with more than 1.5 million MetroPCS customers already transitioned to the T-Mobile network. All markets now have access to T-Mobile’s advanced nationwide 4G LTE network and legacy markets have seen average 4G LTE data speeds up to 7X faster than previously experienced.

MetroPCS Announces Introduction of New, Full-Featured 4G Android Smartphone

MetroPCS is continuing to deliver the best wireless deal in town with the introduction of a new, full-featured 4G Android(TM) smartphone -- the Optimus F6(TM) 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 -- starting at just '$40, period.' 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 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(TM) makes sharing ideas and notes simple, plus users can add their own creativity by adding text or doodles to any screen capture. Multitasking is made easy with QSlide Function(TM), which lets users view multiple screens at once by adjusting size and transparency. The Optimus F6 is available for $199 plus tax in MetroPCS stores across the country and online.

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