MetroPCS CEO Roger Linquist said that there will likely be mergers in the crowded prepaid wireless market soon.
Lindquist spoke at the Reuters Global Technology Summit, stating that an ideal would be three prepaid wireless carriers. Currenly in addition to MetroPCS, there is Leap Wireless, Four Sprint brands including Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Common Cents Mobile. Of course there are the other major carriers that are also offering prepaid plans as well. He noted that as pricing competition becomes more intense, the operators with higher operating costs will feel the pressure.
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