LTE Samsung phone announced by MetroPCS for 2010

Remember MetroPCS’ LTE plans? The regional US carrier is committed to offer LTE services to its customers as soon as possible, and it looks like this will happen in the second half of 2010.

According to a press release issued today, MetroPCS has chosen Ericsson “as its infrastructure vendor for the launch of its LTE service.”

Even more interestingly, the carrier says that its first 4G / LTE handset will be a Samsung one. It will be a dual mode CDMA-LTE smartphone, available in late 2010.

“Samsung Mobile is excited to announce a handset that will be compatible on MetroPCS’ high-speed LTE network. This mobile device will take the user experience to the next level by offering users a full broadband Internet experience on a LTE infrastructure,” declared Paul Golden, chief marketing officer for Samsung Telecommunications America.

Samsung Messager II MetroPCS 0

MetroPCS currently offers several Samsung phones, including Samsung Messager II R560 (pictured above) and Samsung Tint.

Press release via PhoneScoop

Author: Ilinca Nita

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  • akwen

    i wanna get this phone but its like $140 its expensive
    i wish i could get it for a lesser price from metro pcs

  • tificaribe

    OMG….Wen will this Phone be available in Florida

  • tificaribe

    OMG….Wen will this Phone be available in Florida