T-Mobile Honored as One of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies”

  T-Mobile Honored as One of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies”

  Fifth Consecutive Year of Ethical Leadership Across 36 Industries and More
                              than 100 Countries

Business Wire

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- March 6, 2013

T-Mobile USA, Inc. was today recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of
the 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies, which marks the fifth consecutive
year that T-Mobile has received this distinction. Out of a record number of
nominations for the award, T-Mobile secured a hard-earned spot on the list by
continuing to implement and maintain ethical business practices and
initiatives that are instrumental to the company’s success, raising the
standard for the industry.

“At T-Mobile, our values guide and drive our actions,” said Dave Miller, Chief
Legal Officer, T-Mobile USA. “This recognition – for the fifth consecutive
year – as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies validates our constant
focus on integrity and on the T-Mobile values that guide us and resonate in
everything we do.”

Through in-depth research and a multi-step analysis, Ethisphere reviewed
nominations from companies in more than 100 countries and 36 industries. The
methodology for the World’s Most Ethical Companies includes reviewing codes of
ethics, litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the
investment in innovation and sustainable business practices; looking at
activities designed to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations
from senior executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers.

“T-Mobile continues to set the bar within its industry for a number of its
ethics and compliance programs,” said Alex Brigham, executive director of the
Ethisphere Institute. “As more companies each year strive for recognition,
T-Mobile returns to World’s Most Ethical 2013 by demonstrating its strong
commitment to ethical practices and integrity.”

Read about the methodology and view the complete list of the 2013 World’s Most
Ethical Companies at http://ethisphere.com/

About T-Mobile USA, Inc.

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 fourth quarter of 2012,
approximately 132.3 million mobile customers were served by the mobile
communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group — 33.4 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

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 www.telekom.de/investor-relations.


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