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Old October 7th, 2012, 12:21 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Fuzzy13 View Post
I'm going off Metro's official announcement.

"However, until the transaction is complete, MetroPCS and T-Mobile will be, and continue to operate as, independent companies."


then this

"According to the Wall Street Journal, both networks will keep running until the end of 2015, when the MetroPCS network will be shut down. That means MetroPCS consumers won’t have to rush out and get a new phone any time soon. And when customers do have to buy a new phone, they will be automatically moved over to T-Mobile’s network."



But honestly it doesn't matter. Got a long time till anything happens so A LOT could and will prolly change.
you have to click on the "list of frequently asked questions" link to get to the part i quoted.

yes, metro's network will be shut down, not their business. metro phones will run on tmobiles network and metro's CDMA will be turned off and refarmed to match tmobile bands. the brand will remain in tact under the tmobile unbrella.

here's another interesting article on the merger.

T-Mobile CEO: MetroPCS deal is no Sprint-Nextel repeat | Mobile - CNET News

tmobile has the S3 and will be getting the note 2. they dont have the HTC one x though.
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