A crowd gathers at MetroPCS on 7th and U streets in northwest D.C. during a protest of a threat from the company's corporate office to shutter the store if the music doesn't stop. (Photo by: Ja’Mon Jackson | WI Bridge)
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#DontMuteDC Movement Coalesces Around Famous MetroPCS Store

WASHINGTON INFORMERS — For nearly a quarter-century, the MetroPCS store on the corner of Florida Avenue and 7th Street in Northwest kept residents and passersby alike jamming to the sounds of go-go, over time solidifying its status as a staple of authentic, homegrown culture, especially as gentrification displaced countless residents and businesses in the Shaw area. […read more]

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Analysts: T-Mobile to Take No. 3 Slot from Sprint

NEW YORK (USA Today) — The already heated competition between T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint’s chief Marcelo Claure could soon reach stratospheric heights. Research firm GSMA Intelligence, which tracks the mobile industry, is predicting that T-Mobile may have finally surpassed Sprint in the three-month period ended in June to become the nation’s Read More

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T-Mobile is the Tech Company of the Year

  (CNN) – T-Mobile had a more remarkable 2014 than any other American tech company. Sure, Apple (AAPL) unveiled the iWatch and Apple Pay. Microsoft (MSFT) has been on an absolute tear since new CEO Satya Nadella took over in February. Netflix (NFLX) solved its speed issues. And Facebook (FB) dominated the social landscape with its Read More

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T-Mobile Announces ‘Jump’ Upgrade Plan

[PCMAG.COM] T-Mobile today announced a new upgrade plan called “Jump” where subscribers on installment plans will be able to, after six months, trade in their phones for new devices twice a year. “Two years is too long to wait. That’s 730 days of watching new Read More