MetroPCS, Atlanta’s only wireless service provider offering a flat-rate unlimited, local and nationwide long distance service with no signed contract, announced today a two-year agreement with the Atlanta Silverbacks to become the “Official Wireless Provider” for the professional soccer team.
“MetroPCS is proud to join forces with the Silverbacks, and we see this partnership as a demonstration of our continued support for sports entities in Atlanta,” said Mike Loverde, Regional Director of Advertising and Public Relations at MetroPCS. “Our customers are dedicated sports fans, so we’re excited to support the Silverbacks in addition to the Georgia Force, Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers.”
This partnership agreement facilitates MetroPCS interaction with various components of the Atlanta Silverbacks organization, including the Men’s and Women’s soccer teams, Atlanta Silverbacks Park and the Atlanta Silverbacks Sports Center.
“We’re excited to begin working with MetroPCS,” commented Stephen Pratten, Silverbacks’ President and CEO. “We are able to offer a wide array of marketing and advertising opportunities to the companies that partner with our organization, and we will strive, as always, to make sure this partnership is mutually beneficial.”
The Silverbacks will begin their 2007 season next Saturday, April 21 at RE/MAX Greater Atlanta Stadium. The season, the ‘Backs’ second at their new home, will feature 14 regular season home games, three of which will be followed by spectacular fireworks shows. A variety of season ticket packages designed to fit anyone’s needs are now available. Contact the Silverbacks’ ticket office at (866) GO-BACKS for more information.
For additional information about MetroPCS please visit www.metropcs.com. For additional information about the Atlanta Silverbacks please visit www.atlantasilverbacks.com.
About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Dallas-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. is a provider of unlimited wireless communication service for a flat rate with no signed contract. MetroPCS owns or has access to licenses covering a population of approximately 140 million people in 14 of the top 25 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Currently, MetroPCS has over 3 million subscribers and service in the greater Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa, Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, San Francisco, and Sacramento areas. MetroPCS is among the first wireless operators to deploy an all-digital network based on third-generation infrastructure and handsets. For more information please visit www.metropcs.com.
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