T-Mobile Network Advancements Enrich Customer Experience with Nationwide HD Voice and Enhanced 4G Coverage in New Metro Areas

  T-Mobile Network Advancements Enrich Customer Experience with Nationwide HD
  Voice and Enhanced 4G Coverage in New Metro Areas

 - T-Mobile is the first U.S. wireless provider to launch HD Voice nationwide

    - Continued network advancements deliver faster speeds and improved 4G
                          coverage in 46 metro areas

2013 International CES

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- January 8, 2013

T-Mobile today announced that HD Voice is now available on its network
nationwide, dramatically improving in-call voice quality for customers with
capable smartphones. Customers will hear a more true-to-life voice quality
that’s fuller and more natural-sounding with significantly reduced background
noise from street traffic, wind and crowd noise. To experience HD Voice, both
parties on the call must use capable T-Mobile 4G smartphones such as the HTC
One^™ S, Nokia Astound and Samsung Galaxy S^® III on T-Mobile’s HD
Voice-enabled nationwide network. T-Mobile is the first U.S. wireless provider
to launch HD Voice nationwide.

“T-Mobile is enriching the customer experience on its network with our
nationwide launch of HD Voice. In addition, multiple third-party tests have
shown that the experience on T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G network rivals major
competitors’ LTE networks,” said Neville Ray, chief technology officer,
T-Mobile USA. “This year, we’re stepping on the gas again. We are making
continued coverage improvements and launching an advanced LTE network that
will reach 100 million people by mid-year and 200 million people by end of

4G Network Advancements

T-Mobile’s $4 billion plan to advance its competitive 4G network continues,
improving signal strength and in-building coverage and re-tuning its airwaves
to launch 4G service in an additional frequency, 1900 MHz, providing a 4G
experience to a broader range of consumer devices, including the iPhone. Today
T-Mobile is adding new metro areas, including Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego
and Virginia Beach, Va. These network enhancements now reach 126 million
people in 46 metro areas including major cities such as Atlanta, Boston,
Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, New York,
Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. T-Mobile’s
nationwide 4G network covers 229 metro areas reaching well over 220 million

About T-Mobile USA:

Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of
Deutsche Telekom AG (OTCQX:DTEGY). By the end of the third quarter of 2012,
approximately 131 million mobile customers were served by the mobile
communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group — 33.3 million by
T-Mobile USA — all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS and
additionally HSPA+ 21/HSPA+ 42. T-Mobile USA’s innovative wireless products
and services help empower people to connect to those who matter most. Multiple
independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile USA among the highest
in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call
quality.For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com. T-Mobile
is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG. For further
information on Deutsche Telekom, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The statements in this
news release regarding the business outlook, expected performance and
forward-looking guidance, as well as other statements that are not historical
facts, are forward looking statements. The words “estimate,” “project,”
“forecast,” “intend,” “expect,” “believe,” “target,” “providing guidance” and
similar expressions are intended to identify forward looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are estimates and projections reflecting
management’s judgment based on currently available information and involve a
number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those suggested by the forward-looking statements. With
respect to these forward-looking statements, management has made assumptions
regarding, among other things, customer and network usage, customer growth and
retention, pricing, operating costs, the timing of various events and the
economic and regulatory environment.


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