In Short

MetroPCS is a prepaid carrier that is owned by T-Mobile. MetroPCS provides prepaid wireless service in the U.S. that includes talk, text, and data services nationwide. Services use T-Mobile's networks for GSM devices, with CDMA devices being discontinued in late 2015.

MetroPCS offers a wide variety of prepaid phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S5, ZTE ZMax, and LG Optimus F6. Devices can be purchased outright and used with MetroPCS services, which start at around $40/month.

MetroPCS offers various plans that include unlimited talk, text, and data; no annual contracts, visual voicemail, 4G LTE service, 3-way calling, and more. A complete list of plan options can be found on the MetroPCS site.

If you're considering MetroPCS, be sure to check out our full list of the best MetroPCS phones.