[Rumor] T-Mobile Maybe Looking to Merge with MetroPCS

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  1. dgstorm

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    After the failed buyout by AT&T, T-Mobile is looking to move forward and try to improve their crumbling customer base. They recently reported that they lost almost 1 Million customers in the first quarter of 2012. That has got to hurt, so now the parent company of T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom AG, has been discussing a potential merger with MetroPCS to stem the bleeding, according to the latest rumors. MetroPCS is the fifth largest wireless network in the United States, with over 9.5 million subscribers as of January 2012, so this could be a good move if they can make it happen. What do you guys think? Could the number 4 and 5 guys team up to start seriously competing with the top 3, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon?

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    Isn't MetroPCS CDMA? They do have some LTE implemented already in some areas...
     
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    Maybe they'll make Metro their prepaid division like Sprint did with VMUSA and Boost.

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