Looks like the FCC has given the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger its official seal of approval.
Metro PCS isn't exactly known for its selection of cutting-edge devices. Yes, it has the Galaxy S III now, but they charge 500 bucks for it. Pardon us for generalizing, but we're going to posit that people on Metro PCS are looking to save money. That's where the LG Spirit 4G find its sweet-spot.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS will merge, boosting T-Mo from the fourth-largest operator to the...fourth-largest operator. [LAT]
Sprint was reportedly just hours away from an multi-billion dollar acquisition of the MetroPCS network. Then the company's board got involved. Now, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse might be running for his professional life.
What a shame that the first LTE 4G phone is a bog-standard Samsung. It has a tiny AMOLED screen, runs on the TouchWiz OS, and that slide-out QWERTY? I just don't like the look of those buttons. Still...