MetroPCS to Offer iPhone on Prepaid Plans Beginning in Florida

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T-Mobile today announced that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in "select MetroPCS stores in Florida" beginning tomorrow, July 1, with a nationwide rollout expected to launch soon. T-Mobile acquired MetroPCS -- which is a prepaid alternative to traditional subsidized carriers -- back in 2013, but this will mark the first time Apple's iPhone will appear as an option on MetroPCS' plans.

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MetroPCS is the flagship prepaid brand of T-Mobile US, Inc., and a leading provider of unlimited talk, text and data plans with taxes and regulatory fees included – there are no surprises, period. MetroPCS offers the freedom and convenience of an affordable, no-contract wireless service, riding on T-Mobile’s blazing-fast nationwide network.

Specifically, the prepaid carrier will offer the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus for its customers, available at the price points of $649 and $749, respectively. MetroPCS will also offer the 4-inch iPhone SE for $349 and the iPhone 5s for $199.

Today's news comes over two years after T-Mobile said that it was "very interested" in bringing the iPhone to MetroPCS, without giving any hint as to exactly when it would make the move. Although owned by T-Mobile, MetroPCS runs as its own, separate brand from T-Mobile's "Un-carrier" services.

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57 months ago

MetroPCS customers can't afford $649 and $749 phones. Sorry but that's the truth.

I'd say you're quite wrong. Piggyback on T-Mobile's service for a fraction of the price, I left Verizon for MetroPCS and now have a bill that is 75% cheaper...With a 128GB 6S
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57 months ago

MetroPCS customers can't afford $649 and $749 phones. Sorry but that's the truth.

Want to be a troll somewhere else? Metro PCS probably offers financing or credit cards are used to purchase major consumer electronics.
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57 months ago

MetroPCS customers can't afford $649 and $749 phones. Sorry but that's the truth.

Wife and I are on att gophone and I bought 64gb 6s for $750. Prepaid is smart
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57 months ago
About time...
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57 months ago
MetroPCS customers can't afford $649 and $749 phones. Sorry but that's the truth.
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57 months ago

Sprint used to brand themselves as Sprint PCS back in the late 90s/early 2000s.

I had no idea! Seriously?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_Communications_Service

WHAT! I've been in tech my whole life, however I've never learned the definition of PCS until now. Mind blown. Thanks for the link!
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