Leap Rejects MetroPCS Bid
Sep 17, 2007, 1:43 AM by (staff)
Leap, which operates Cricket, has decided to reject a takeover bid from rival fixed-rate provider MetroPCS. MetroPCS made an unsolicited offer to buy Leap in a stock trade approximately two weeks ago. Leap's board cited concerns over the lack of previous discussions or an integration plan from MetroPCS.
Hands On with the BlackBerry Leap
BlackBerry’s strategy under its new CEO John Chen has been to dramatically cut down the number of phones the company pumps out. So a new all-touch phone like the Z10 is a big deal.
MetroPCS to Sell the iPhone
T-Mobile's prepaid brand, MetroPCS, today said it will soon sell the entire range of iPhones from Apple. MetroPCS plans to kick off iPhone sales at select stores in Florida on July 1, but will expand to all stores around the nation soon.
BlackBerry Begins Global Rollout of Leap Smartphone
BlackBerry today said its Leap smartphone is now available in the U.K., with other countries to follow shortly. The Leap is similar to the Z10 and has a 5-inch, 720p HD display and an older Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5GHz.
MetroPCS Intros $30 Unlimited Plan With a Catch
MetroPCS today announced a new promotion that gives customers unlimited talk, text, and data for $30 per month. Customers can access up to 1GB of data at 4G speeds, but once they reach that limit data speeds are throttled back.
Just a formality.