The newly merged T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today as "T-Mobile US" under the "TMUS" ticker symbol following Tuesday's completion of a deal that leaves the Deutsche Telekom-owned unit with 74% control of the new company. The merged carrier, still ranked as the fourth-largest in the U.S., will unite T-Mobile's 34 million subscribers with 9 million from MetroPCS. The plan is for the prepaid carrier's customers to migrate to T-Mobile within two years.

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