Metropcs articles

MetroPCS shareholders agree to T-Mobile merger

MetroPCS shareholders have voted in favor of merging the company with the nation’s fourth largest wireless provider. Shareholder approval was the last major hurdle the deal faced as regulators had already given the merger the green light earlier this year. …

T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger granted FCC approval

One week ago, the Department of Justice gave Deutsche Telekom the green light to purchase regional carrier MetroPCS and combine it with T-Mobile USA. Now the Federal Communications Commission has approved the merger as well, leaving it up to the…

Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, MetroPCS merger

Deutsche Telekom reached an agreement last October to purchase regional carrier MetroPCS and combine it with T-Mobile. The deal was expected to cost the parent company $1.5 billion in cash and a 26 percent stake in the combined company pending regulatory approval.

MetroPCS launches Joyn, iMessage and Facetime rival

Today MetroPCS announced the launch of Joyn, a bundle of communication protocols which include functionality similar to Blackberry Messenger, iMessage and Facetime. Joyn is based on the interworkable Rich Communication Services standard and promises to (eventually) deliver Metro PCS subscribers IP-based…