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T-Mobile USA Announces Merger With MetroPCS Is Complete
2013-05-01 14:28:29

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The fourth largest mobile phone carrier in the United States became a little bigger on Wednesday. T-Mobile USA announced that it had completed its acquisition of MetroPCS, and the new company will now simply be called T-Mobile US. The new company rang in the bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker “TMUS.” The deal was concluded after T-Mobile´s parent company Deutsche Telekom paid MetroPCS...


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