MetroPCS kicks off new promotion aimed at existing Sprint customers

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MetroPCS, a subsidiary of T-Mobile, has announced another promotion geared at snagging Sprint customers, which is set begin at 9:00 AM on Thursday, January 21. As part of this new deal, current subscribers of Sprint’s Family Share Pack will be given a discount on their monthly bill and a free phone, up to the value of $50, when they switch their line over to MetroPCS and sign up to one of its affordable prepaid tariffs.

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MetroPCS customers can now use their smartphones in Canada for just $5 per month

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MetroPCS has today revealed that its customers are now able to use their smartphones in Canada for just $5 per month, which is great news as they no longer have to subscribe to the $10 a month World Calling scheme and the $5 monthly Value Bundle for international text messaging. Instead, they can pay a $5 flat fee to use their device just like they would in the US whilst on vacation.

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MetroPCS expands data, brings “Music Unlimited” to service

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MetroPCS, the prepaid service connected to T-Mobile, is starting to see some trickle-down effect from T-Mobile’s Uncarrier efforts with three new changes to the MetroPCS service. To help data hungry consumers, MetroPCS is adding an extra 1 GB of 4G data capacity on “its most popular plans.” They are also expanding the amount of data available through Mobile Hotspot tethering, moving it up to 8 GB of data from 6 GB of data. Read more

MetroPCS website bug put the data of 10 million subscribers at risk

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If a comprehensive security report created and published by renowned researchers Eric Taylor and Blake Welsh is anything to go by, it would appear that MetroPCS had a major bug embedded in its website until this month when it was found and fixed. The error made it easy for any user to gain access to sensitive information for over 10 million current and past subscribers. The only tool needed to get hold of this data was a phone number. Pretty scary stuff, huh?
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MetroPCS launches ‘Mexico Unlimited’ to make you feel at home in Mexico

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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

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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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