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CENTRAL U.S. -- PR: MetroPCS now in Flint, Lansing, Saginaw & Bay City, Michigan

Discussion in 'PRE-PAID Cell Phone Companies and Plans' started by JFB, Nov 5, 2008.

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    Press Release

    Unlimited Wireless Carrier MetroPCS Launches Service in Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City, Michigan

    New Unlimited, Flat-Rate, No Signed Contract Calling Plans Are Most Affordable in the Market

    DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2008--MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS), the nation's leading provider of unlimited wireless communications service, announces the launch of its low-cost, flat-rate unlimited wireless services in Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City, Mich. providing residents with the freedom to enjoy more flexible wireless options.

    MetroPCS offers a diverse selection of predictable, affordable and flexible "talk all you want" service plans, which allow customers to talk 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week, and enhanced service options so that residents of that residents of Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City can create a wireless experience that best fits their lifestyles. With MetroPCS service plans, customers pay by the month, not by the minute, and services do not require a signed contract, credit check, minimum balance or deposit. With MetroPCS, consumers can create a customized wireless experience from a range of plans that best fits their lifestyles, including unlimited local and long distance wireless for $40 a month. The first month of service is included with the purchase of a phone and there is no activation fee.

    MetroPCS' new growth will now reach residents throughout central and eastern Michigan, creating more extensive coverage areas and convenient corporate stores and dealer locations.

    "Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City are key new markets for MetroPCS and as a new member of these communities, MetroPCS will demonstrate its commitment by offering consumers a fresh approach to wireless," said Glen Flowers, vice president and general manager, MetroPCS Michigan. "Our flat-rate, unlimited, low-cost service plans make MetroPCS an affordable, worry-free and planned expense for all value-oriented consumers looking to reduce extra spending and streamline their budgets. With our unlimited service, customers can save money each month by eliminating their home phone and have only one phone - their MetroPCS phone."

    Upon launch of service MetroPCS will have two company stores, one in Flint and one in Lansing, and 89 authorized dealer locations throughout the Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City areas. MetroPCS service will be available in Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City on November 5. By bringing a new affordable, flexible, predictable low-cost, flat-rate wireless service, MetroPCS' entry into the markets will provide a positive stimulus for the local economy by creating 20 jobs in the Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City areas.

    With approximately 4.8 million subscribers nationwide, as of September 30, 2008, continued consumer demand for MetroPCS' affordable, unlimited, no signed contract, flat-rate wireless service, as well as entry into new markets, has been the driving factor behind the company's growth.

    MetroPCS' wireless plans range from $30 to $50 per month and allow subscribers to talk all they want, 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week. Unlike most carriers, MetroPCS does not require a signed contract, which means that consumers can activate service without going through a credit check or paying a deposit. Many of the plans include unlimited features such as voicemail, caller ID, call waiting, three-way calling, text and picture messaging, push e-mail, mobile Internet browsing, mobile instant messaging, and Metro411, a voice-activated, premium directory assistance service. The $40 per month plan offers unlimited local and long distance calling, voicemail service, call waiting and caller ID. Unlimited text messaging can be added for as little as $3 a month.

    Consumers can visit any of MetroPCS' current Flint, Lansing, Saginaw and Bay City authorized dealer locations and company-owned retail locations or visit MetroPCS' web site at Unlimited Wireless Service - MetroPCS to sign up for service plans, and choose from a lineup of wireless phones from the top handset manufacturers.

    About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

    Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of unlimited wireless communications service for a flat-rate with no signed contract. MetroPCS owns or has access to licenses covering a population of approximately 149 million people in 14 of the top 25 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Detroit, Boston, Miami, Tampa, and Sacramento. MetroPCS ranked "Highest In Customer Satisfaction With Wireless Prepaid Service" in the J.D. Power and Associates third annual Prepaid Customer Satisfaction Study in July of 2008. As of September 30, 2008, MetroPCS had over 4.8 million subscribers and currently offers service in the Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, Philadelphia, Sacramento, San Francisco, Sarasota and Tampa metropolitan areas. For more information please visit Unlimited Wireless Service - MetroPCS.
     
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  2. COtech

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    Amazing, MetroPCS has this press release up--with no coverage map!

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    Here is the coverage map for Flint & Lansing:

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