MetroPCS launches ‘Mexico Unlimited’ to make you feel at home in Mexico


As part of T-Mobile’s ‘Mobile without Borders’ initiative, Un-carrier’s prepaid brand MetroPCS announced its ‘Mexico Unlimited’ plan today. The new plan will allow its customers to use their mobile phones in Mexico just the way they use them at home, which means no extra roaming charge, unlimited calling and great LTE coverage in North America.

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Boost Mobile goes after Cricket Wireless and MetroPCS customers with switching promotion


For a limited time, Boost Mobile is letting qualified customers bring their own number from Cricket or MetroPCS can get unlimited data, talk and text with up to 2.5GB of high-speed 4G LTE data starting at $20 a month. Boost claims that the promotion will save you roughly $20-30 by switching compared to you current plan. Once the introductory rates end, customers will be moved to the most comparable monthly plan.

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MetroPCS launching promotional unlimited plan with 1 GB of high-speed data for $30 per month

Metro_PCSMetroPCS has announced a new promotional unlimited plan for customers that starts at just $30 per month. The plan features unlimited talk, text, and data, but like always, there’s a catch.

The data is unlimited, but the high-speed cap is at a pretty low 1 GB. After that’s used up, you’ll be throttled. Pretty common practice with cheaper and prepaid carriers, so it’s not like MetroPCS is breaking the mold, but it would’ve been nice to see the cap a little higher. For $30, though, it might just be worth it. Read more

MetroPCS offering entry-level Alcatel Onetouch Pop 7 tablet

Alcatel onetouch

If you’re a MetroPCS customer and in the market for a new, cheap tablet, there’s a pretty good deal available available for you right now.

The prepaid carrier (through T-Mobile) is offering the Alcatel Onetouch Pop 7 tablet for $149 (plus tax) on a pretty inexpensive data plan. For $10/month, you can get unlimited data, which siphons off 1GB  of data to the Pop 7 tablet. If you add the device to an existing plan, you’ll get a $5 monthly discount off your bill. Here are the rates for current subscribers, straight from MetroPCS/T-Mobile’s press release..

  • $10 / month: Unlimited data with first 1GB of high-speed data at up to 4G speeds
  • $20 / month: Unlimited data with first 3GB of high-speed data at up to 4G speeds
  • $30 / month: Unlimited data with first 5GB of high-speed data at up to 4G speeds

The tablet itself isn’t much in itself — a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor, 7-inch display, 8.9 mm thin, Wi-Fi/4G/Bluetooth and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean — but it still isn’t a bad deal for prepaid customers looking to expand their tech arsenal.

Hit the break for the link to the press release.

Source: MetroPCS/T-Mobile

Cricket offers new customers $100 for switching from T-Mobile or MetroPCS

Screen shot 2014-08-28 at 7.55.00 AMEver since T-Mobile launched their Uncarrier initiative, other companies have had to think of creative ways to stay competitive. Eager to take away T-Mobile’s spot as the #1 prepaid carrier, Cricket (and its parent company AT&T) have announced that anyone who switches to their service from T-Mobile or its sister company MetroPCS will receive a $100 bill credit. In order to get the bill credit customers only need to sign up for service and port their existing phone number to the new plan. Not a bad deal at all, but is it enough to make an impact on T-Mobile’s enormous customer base? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Cricket


T-Mobile, MetroPCS carrying new Alcatel OneTouch handsets this fall


Both T-Mobile and MetroPCS will have devices available from Alcatel OneTouch this fall. The carriers will both offer entry-level devices in the form of the Fierce 2 and the Evolve 2. Through T-Mobile, the monthly price for each handset with an equipment installment plan will not exceed $5.50; therefore, it is pretty clear that this device is targeted at someone getting a smartphone for the first time or someone in need of a budget device. T-Mobile and MetroPCS are the first carriers to be getting these two from Alcatel OneTouch.

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