T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Clear Last Government Hurdle
T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS today announced that their planned merger has received approval from all the necessary governmental bodies. On Wednesday, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States informed T-Mobile and MetroPCS that it saw no national security issues that might arise due to the transaction, and thereby concluded its review. The Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice have both already given their approval of the deal. The merger now hinges on a MetroPCS shareholder vote, which is set to take place April 12. MetroPCS is urging its shareholders to vote in favor of the transaction.
T-Mobile's LG K20 Plus Packs Better Specs
T-Mobile recently rolled out its own variant of the LG K20 and the phone has somewhat better specifications when compared to the Verizon variant of the same handset. The T-Mobile K20 includes the same 5.3-inch 720p display and 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, but improves RAM to 2 GB of RAM and storage to 32 GB.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Goes On Sale for $329
Asus today made the ZenFone 3 Zoom available from its web site for $329. The phone was first announced in January.
T-Mobile Kicks Off Sales of LG Stylo 3 Plus
T-Mobile today added the LG Stylo 3 Plus to its lineup of Android smartphones. The device is a minor update to last year's Stylo 3.