MetroPCS Issues Statement

                          MetroPCS Issues Statement

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Oct. 2, 2012

DALLAS, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS)
today issued the following statement:

  "MetroPCS today confirmed that it is in discussions with Deutsche Telekom
  regarding an agreement to combine T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS. There can be
  no assurances that any transaction will result from these discussions, and
  the Company does not intend to comment further unless and until an agreement
  is reached."

About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
Dallas-basedMetroPCS Communications, Inc.(NYSE: PCS) is a provider of no
annual contract, unlimited wireless communications service for a flat
rate.MetroPCS is the fifth largest facilities-based wireless carrier inthe
United Statesbased on number of subscribers served. WithMetro
USA(SM),MetroPCScustomers can use their service in areas throughoutthe
United Statescovering a population of over 280 million people. As ofJune 30,
2012,MetroPCShad approximately 9.3 million subscribers. For more information

Investor Relations Contacts:
Keith Terreri, Vice President - Finance & Treasurer
Jim Mathias, Director- Investor Relations

SOURCE MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

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