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MetroPCS Communications Inc. Jul 11
Standard & Poors, July 2011
The company has been able to grow its subscriber base at healthy levels over the past few years, while managing churn levels, cost per gross addition, and ongoing cash cost per user; and MetroPCS has been able to establish some good market diversity as it has expanded its market footprint to new areas over the past few years. There has been somewhat heightened competition from national players Sprint and T-Mobile, which have focused on growing their prepaid businesses; and The company has an aggressive financial profile and has only recently begun to generate positive net free cash flow, given the start-up costs associated with its newer market entries, and the capital expenditures associated with its LTE network upgrade. The ratings...
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