Samsung Says MetroPCS Launching LTE in September
A Samsung executive has said that MetroPCS plans to launch its Long Term Evolution network in September using Samsung networking equipment and will also launch the Samsung-made Craft LTE phone. Jaebeom Choi, vice president of systems research and development for Samsung Electronics, said that Las Vegas and Dallas would be the first two markets to see MetroPCS' LTE network. If MetroPCS launches LTE and the Craft in September, they would be the first LTE network and first LTE phone to launch in the U.S. Verizon Wireless is planning to launch LTE in 25 to 30 markets later this year, but Verizon hasn't given an exact time frame. Earlier this month, MetroPCS CEO Roger Linquist identified the carrier's first LTE phone as the Samsung Craft, and the price will be comparable to other MetroPCS handsets, which should put it somewhere close to $300. Neither MetroPCS nor Samsung has offered details about what operating system the Craft will run. The Craft was approved by the FCC with LTE in July.
ZTE Avid Plus Offers 5-Inch Screen for $115
ZTE today announced the Avid Plus, an entry-level Android phone for T-Mobile and MetroPCS that will sell for just $115. It sports a 5-inch screen, Cat.
MetroPCS Offering Two Free Months of Service to Switchers
MetroPCS today rolled out a new offer that will give consumers two months of service for free when they meet certain conditions. In order to qualify, new customers will need to port in at least one phone number and select the $50 Unlimited LTE plan, the $60 Unlimited LTE with 10 GB of hotspot data plan, or the $100 4 lines of Unlimited LTE plan.
MetroPCS Targets Families With Latest Offerings
MetroPCS today unrolled a handful of promotions that may appeal to customers with multiple lines. For example, people who port in their number to MetroPCS will receive $60 to spend on any smartphone that MetroPCS sells.
Verizon Debuts In-Home LTE Extender, Pixel 2 Promo
Verizon Wireless today announced the Samsung 4G LTE Network Extender 2, a device meant to improve wireless coverage at your house or small business. Like many network extenders, the Samsung 4G LTE Network Extender 2 plugs into your home's wired broadband service.
And when they launch LTE in Vegas--
You go to Metro's website to check out 3G coverage and you can't make heads or tails of it. Does South Florida have 3G? Nobody knows!
Sometimes I wonder why Las Vegas seems to always be first with Nexgen networks.
So I wonder why Las Vegas is always high on the list of cities to get nexgen wireless networks. Maybe it's cause of all the conventions here.
Tons of people+a variety of different wireless carri...
I wonder why Las Vegas is always high on the list of cities to get nexgen wireless networks. Maybe it's cause of all the conventions here.
Hey, Jay, did you notice?
The sky is BLUE.
Luck be a Lady.............