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General information
NameMetroPCS
User rating 3
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Customer base6 million +
Customer service hrs.24 hours/day, 7 days/week
 
Network information
Network typeCDMA 1900
Frequencies/Bands1900
Coverage areaNationwide - CDMA network
Roaming partnersOther CDMA carriers
Service activation areaOwns or has access to licenses serving 140 million-plus people in 14 of the top 25 U.S. markets
 
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Company Overview: MetroPCS is headquartered in Dallas TX and was started in 1994.  They own or have access to licenses serving 140 million-plus people in 14 of the top 25 U.S. markets.

Network Benefits: All-digital network offers voice and high speed data services.

Special Plan Features: Prepaid-only services offer flat monthly rate for unlimited calling.  Local and long distance plans available.  Free activation and first month free with new account and phone purchase.  Talk-all-you-want service in five basic cellular plans priced at $30, $35, $40, $45 or $50.  

Unique Features:  @metro service allows pay as you go mobile entertainment and information.  Text and picture messaging services.

Pros: Best rates for unlimited calling.  Prepaid service requires no yearly committment.

Cons: Limited network coverage. Roaming charges start at $.49/minute.  Voicemail, caller ID, and call waiting cost extra.  Phone prices higher than those of monthly contract carriers.

Technology Used: CDMA 1900 MHz band.

Coverage: They owns or have access to licenses serving 140 million-plus people in 14 of the top 25 U.S. markets.

Customer Service: See Consumer Reviews


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