T-Mobile gets go-ahead for MetroPCS takeover

T-Mobile has been given federal permission for its acquisition of MetroPCS, with approval from both the Department of justice and the Federal Communications Commission.

MetroPCS shareholders attempt to block T-Mobile merger

MetroPCS shareholders have filed a lawsuit attempting to block the company's merger with T-Mobile USA, claiming that MetroPCS's board members are simply trying to line their own pockets.

MetroPCS and T-Mobile approve merger: report

It looks like T-Mobile is finally going to merge with another company.

This Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G streams live mobile TV

Wireless provider MetroPCS has become the first company in the US to offer a smartphone capable of receiving and streaming free live mobile DTV broadcasts.

T-Mobile reportedly mulling MetroPCS merger

It's back to the drawing board for T-Mobile in the world of corporate acquisitions.

AT&T tries to convince it won't be monopoly

AT&T is putting a new argument on the table to dissuade federal authorities that its T-Mobile purchase won't make it a monopolistic company.

White House threatens to veto Republican challenge to network neutrality

The FCC has won the latest round in its battle to introduce new net neutrality laws, but now faces a challenge from House Republicans.

MetroPCS's first 4G LTE smartphone is here

It's going to be a busy week for 4G fans. Just two days before Verizon launches its own LTE smartphone the HTC Thunderbolt, MetroPCS will beat it to the punch with the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Indulge.

'Too early' to sue over net neutrality, FCC claims

The Federal Communications Commission has asked the Court of Appeals to throw out lawsuits brought by Verizon and MetroPCS.

MetroPCS Android phones make roaming Wi-Fi free and easy

Thanks to a new partnership with the most prolific provider of Wi-Fi hotspots in the United States, and a mobile developer that makes cell phone Wi-Fi as easy as pie, MetroPCS phones running Android can now tap into 500,000 hotspots for free while they're on the go.

MetroPCS launches first LTE 4G wireless network

Sprint's months-long reign as the only mobile provider in the US with a high-speed wireless network has come to an end. Though not nearly as well-known, MetroPCS has brought the first competition to the new market and is also the first to do it with a new technology.

FCC approves very first 4G LTE phone, from Samsung

The Federal Communications Commission has just given its stamp of approval to the very first Long Term Evolution (LTE) device, which will run on a different kind of 4G technology than Sprint's Evo phone.

MetroPCS also plans 4G/LTE rollout

As a further sign that next-gen mobile infrastructure is getting wide adoption, secondary player MetroPCS has announced that it will have a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in place by the end of the year.