MetroPCS to Launch Metro USA Nationwide Coverage No annual contract, pay-in-advance wireless leader will expand unlimited wireless services coverage
DALLAS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) announced its subscribers will be able to use their MetroPCS service in areas covering more than 90% of the U.S. population with the introduction of its Metro USA(SM) nationwide service that launches today. MetroPCS customers can begin to enjoy unlimited talk, text and Web services wherever they go in the nation on their existing MetroPCS service plan.
"Metro USA is yet another key milestone for our company as we have expanded nearly everywhere where our customers may use their service in the majority of the United States," said Roger Linquist, chairman, president and CEO of MetroPCS. "Our customers already benefit from the affordability, flexibility and predictability of our Wireless for All(SM) service, and now they can use their wireless services nearly anywhere they go in the nation. Consumers demand a better experience with more value without being tethered to an annual contract, which is why we expect the addition of Metro USA, at no additional cost, to make our wireless services more attractive."
MetroPCS' Wireless for All unlimited plans range from $40 to $60 per month, including applicable taxes and regulatory fees, and the company has a full portfolio of handsets ranging from smartphones, messaging devices and feature handsets for every budget and lifestyle. Additionally, MetroPCS enables consumers to do more with 4G services with new service plans launched in Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
For more information about Metro USA, the 4G network, Wireless for All plans and devices, please visit www.metropcs.com.
About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of unlimited wireless communications service for a flat-rate with no annual contract. MetroPCS is the fifth largest facilities-based wireless carrier in the United States based on number of subscribers served and has access to licenses covering a population of approximately 146 million people in many of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. As of September 30, 2010, MetroPCS had over 7.9 million subscribers. For more information please visit www.metropcs.com.
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