Did you know it has been more than two years since T-Mobile purchased MetroPCS?
When acquired by T-Mobile, MetroPCS had 6500 point-of-sale locations in 15 markets. Today, the pre-paid carrier is in 55 markets and has 11,000 point-of-sale locations. With T-Mobile's marketing savvy behind it, MetroPCS has been growing its brand by running tons of television and radio spots.
T-Mobile passed Sprint last August to become the nation's largest pre-paid carrier. AT&T is third in this market, followed by Verizon. Under the terms of the deal, each MetroPCS stock holder received $4.09 in cash and split up 26% ownership of T-Mobile. The company's largest stockholder is German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom.