T-Mobile and MetroPCS receive all needed regulatory approval for their planned merger
0. phoneArena 21 Mar 2013, 06:51 posted on
T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS are one step closer to a successful merger. About a week ago we informed you that the companies have gotten the FCC's blessing, which left only two things to be done before becoming a bigger and more influential company...
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1. Note2waitingonNote3 (banned) (Posts: 87; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)
Future board of directors have already been selected by all involved parties. This deal is done and believe in this Tmobile/Metro has shaken up the telecommunications industry.
2. gmracer1 (Posts: 646; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)
Ah yes...two bags of sh*t combined to make one huge bag of sh*t.
4. cdgoin (Posts: 504; Member since: 28 Jul 2010)
No that would have been what happened if the ATT & Tmo merger had occured.
5. torr310 (Posts: 784; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)
Bring on better coverage and cheaper rate plans!
6. Jyakotu (Posts: 844; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)
I'm guessing T-Mobile is merging with MetroPCS for their limited 4G LTE coverage and to build on from that.
11. archangel9 (Posts: 233; Member since: 07 Feb 2010)
Exactly. Now Metro will have a larger footprint via TMo's network and Magenta will have the LTE spectrum pipeline: LTE/HSPA+42/3G..BTW Jyakotu I just got my 4.1.2 update on my GNote 2 and it activated the LTE radio.It's on in Miami !!
7. MartianMe (unregistered)
How come there's a lot of people been so negative about this deal? can't you guys see what they're trying to do ...is to improve their service...that is always good... right?
8. jfuente11 (Posts: 38; Member since: 06 Nov 2012)
Yes, it will be good for the customers since the competion will be tight but not for the other carriers. With the new T-Mobile/Metro PCS, I am sure they wil come up with a better deal for the customers and competitors has to think some offers that can match what T-Mobile will offer.
9. scsa852k (Posts: 329; Member since: 16 Oct 2012)
The merger could scare AT&T and Sprint.
Verizon won't flinch.
10. jcarrigan (unregistered)
Hindsight is only 20/20, NOW i wish the att and tmobile thing qwould have gone through so verizon would hacve to pay attnetion and maintian better relations with OEMS and its customers.
12. archangel9 (Posts: 233; Member since: 07 Feb 2010)
They will .In 2015-16 CDMA will no longer exist in N.America
13. jcarrigan (unregistered)
yikes, i apologize for my spelling errors haha :) Hmm gsm service doesnt work in my area so in 2015-2016 The 110,000 people that live in my area are screwed on cell phones. :,(