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MetroPCS Phone Plans

Provider Talk Text Data Price
Metro By T-Mobile Logo MetroPCS 30

Network Used: T-Mobile

Unlimited Unlimited 2 GB $30
Metro By T-Mobile Logo MetroPCS 40

Network Used: T-Mobile

Unlimited Unlimited 10 GB $40
Metro By T-Mobile Logo MetroPCS 50

Network Used: T-Mobile

Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited GB $50
Metro By T-Mobile Logo MetroPCS Unlimited

Network Used: T-Mobile

Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited GB $60
   

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Things To Know About MetroPCS

Overview

MetroPCS originally launched in 1994 as General Wireless INC, which was a company whose purpose was to bid on, and acquire and operate broadband PCS licenses 1)source.

General Wireless INC changed its name to MetroPCS INC in 1999 2)Bloomberg and the company provided cellular service as a CDMA network.

In 2007 MetroPCS became a publicly traded company when it launched its IPO. 3)Reuters

In 2010 MetroPCS made history by becoming the first carrier in the USA to offer service on an LTE network with an LTE handset 4)Gigaom.

Shortly thereafter, in 2012, the company reached a deal with T-Mobile to merge to help T-Mobile better compete with other national providers.  In 2015 MetroPCS’s legacy CDMA network was fully shutdown and replaced by T-Mobile’s LTE network.  Today MetroPCS operates as a no contract prepaid provider that is still owned by T-Mobile.

In October of 2018 MetroPCS was rebranded to Metro By T-Mobile.  Also in October, the company became the first prepaid brand to commit to launching 5G wireless service.

Network speeds are equivalent to T-Mobile’s.

Fine Print/Sources   [ + ]

1. source
2. Bloomberg
3. Reuters
4. Gigaom

Where To Buy Service Plans And SIM Cards

Metro By T-Mobile cell phone plans and SIM cards can be purchased online directly through Metro By T-Mobile, from independent dealers and are available from various brick and mortar retail stores.

Supported Phones And Devices

The company sells and supports a variety of phones from high end iPhone’s and Samsung Galaxy devices to budget offerings from many of the top brands. Customers can bring their own phones to the network as long as they are compatible with T-Mobile and are out of contract, paid off in full and not reported lost or stolen.  A majority of phones that work with AT&T will also work as long as the phone has been unlocked.  Universally unlocked phones from manufacturer’s such as Motorola and Samsung are also compatible.

Customer Support

Metro By T-Mobile offers customer support in it’s retail stores, and over the phone.  Phone support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Company Highlights

Logo:
Metro By T-Mobile Logo Small
Year Founded: 1994
Networks Used: T-Mobile
LTE Bands Used: 2, 4, 5, 12, 66, 71,
Support For BYOD: Yes
Sells Phones: Yes
All Taxes And Fees Included In Price? Yes
Online Payment Options: Credit Cards, Debit Cards

Contact Information

Website:
Phone Number: 1-888-863-8768
Address/Headquarters:

2250 Lakeside Blvd
Richardson, TX 75082
United States

Social Media Accounts

Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

MetroPCS Unlock Policy

Metro By T-Mobile will unlock your Metro By T-Mobile purchased phone, as long as it been used on the network for at least 6 months.


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Beware of Metro PCS. After 18 months with Metro PCS, I just ditched them for another MVNO. Metro PCS claims to offer no-contract, prepaid service. However, Metro PCS will lock you into a due date, and you are bound to it. Let’s say one pays for the $30/month service, and the date is January 1st. That person has a reasonable (and I’m pretty sure a legal one) expectation that Metro PCS will provide 30 days of service. After all, said person just shelled out $30 to Metro PCS for the advertised month of service. Now when February 1st rolls around,… Read more »

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He makes no sence. Look you paid for 30 days service, you did not pay on time… so you are trying to explain how bad Metro is for always giving you 5 extra days. The only one I see as trying to put one over is you.