BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s true. MetroPCS customers want more than just the latest smartphones and plans with big savings, so today T-Mobile’s (NYSE: TMUS) flagship pre-paid brand is once again making industry-wide waves by launching its first-ever tablet with super simple, low-cost rate plans.
Today, you can walk out of a participating MetroPCS store with a brand new, incredibly affordable Alcatel ONETOUCH POP 7 for just $149 (plus tax) on one of three new rate plans, designed from the ground up for data-hungry people. As with everything from MetroPCS, it’s pretty simple – now for as little as $10 a month for existing MetroPCS customers, you get unlimited data (and up to 1GB of 4G data) for your new POP 7, all on T-Mobile’s blazing-fast Data Strong™ network.
"T-Mobile and MetroPCS are already number one in prepaid, and we are not stopping there," said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile. "We are blazing trails again – this time with tablets for the prepaid market through MetroPCS. Want a tablet from Boost or Cricket? They’ve got nothing.”
MetroPCS Tablet Rate Plans:
Instantly receive a $5 monthly discount when you add the POP 7 to your existing MetroPCS phone service. For current customers, the rate plans (with discount) are:
- $10 / month: Unlimited data with first 1GB of high-speed data at up to 4G speeds
- $20 / month: Unlimited data with first 3GB of high-speed data at up to 4G speeds
- $30 / month: Unlimited data with first 5GB of high-speed data at up to 4G speeds
ALCATEL ONETOUCH ® POP™ 7 Features:
Straight out of the box, MetroPCS customers will be impressed with the POP 7’s powerful 1.3GHz dual-core processor, the spacious 7” display designed to maximize the touchscreen, and the fact that ALCATEL ONETOUCH packed it all into a lightweight design that measures only 8.9mm thin. Staying up to date on all the latest news and social media activity has never been easier via the built-in Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity.
- 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
- Spacious 7” Display
- Powerful 1.3 GHz Dual-Core Processor
- Android™ 4.2 Jelly Bean
- Easily portable, for home or on-the-go usage
“We’re firm believers that mobile technology should be easy-to-use and priced to be accessible to all consumers, not just those with deep pockets,” said Steve Cistulli, Senior Vice President of North America for ALCATEL ONETOUCH. “Both T-Mobile and MetroPCS continue to disrupt rate plan offerings for consumers – much in the same way ALCATEL ONETOUCH is disrupting what it means to have affordable, accessible technology – which is why the partnership between our brands is such a great value for our customers.”
For more information on the POP 7 and new MetroPCS tablet rate plans, please visit www.metropcs.com.
About T-Mobile US, Inc.:
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 50.5 million wireless customers and provides products and services through approximately 70,000 total points of distribution. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.
MetroPCS provides the freedom and convenience of unlimited, no-annual-contract wireless services on an advanced nationwide 4G LTE network for a flat rate. With MetroPCS, customers get great value and a wide variety of device choices from leading brands. A flagship brand operated by T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), MetroPCS products and services are available online and across the United States through a network of company-owned stores, authorized dealer locations, and leading national retailers. For more information, please visit www.metropcs.com.
About ALCATEL ONETOUCH:
ALCATEL ONETOUCH is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing range of mobile and Internet devices. One of the fastest growing of the world’s top ten mobile phone manufacturers, TCL Communication makes access to mobile technology simple, designing their products around individual’s lifestyles, enabling the end users to do more. TCL Communication is a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2618.HK) and part of TCL Corporation one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world. To keep up to date with ALCATEL ONETOUCH, like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/alcatelonetouch or follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ALCATEL1TOUCH.