MetroPCS Drops LTE Plans to $40, Names More Markets
MetroPCS today announced a revised set of plans for its burgeoning Long Term Evolution Network. The new plans start at $40 per month, which buys users unlimited talk, text, 4G Web browsing, and YouTube. For $50 per month, users get international text messaging, turn-by-turn navigation, mobile IM, corporate email, and 1GB of data. The $60 plan adds unlimited data access and MetroStudio content, including video and audio on-demand. None of the new plans requires a contract and they are all compatible with the Samsung Craft in markets where LTE is active. In addition to the new plans, MetroPCS also mentioned the markets where it expects to expand LTE throughout 2011, including Atlanta, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa.