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Glass Lewis Recommends PCS Shareholders Vote Against MetroPCS/T-Mobile Transaction



    Glass Lewis Recommends PCS Shareholders Vote Against MetroPCS/T-Mobile
                                 Transaction

- Glass Lewis and ISS agree that PCS shareholders will receive superior value
through an independent, stand-alone structure

- PSAM to host a live webcast on April 4 for PCS shareholders

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 29, 2013

NEW YORK, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP
("PSAM") today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis"), a leading
provider of corporate governance services to institutional shareholders, has
recommended MetroPCS Communications, Inc. ("PCS" or the "Company")
shareholders vote AGAINST the proposed transaction between PCS and T-Mobile
USA, Inc. ("T-Mobile") (the "Proposed Transaction") using the WHITE proxy
card.

Glass Lewis is the second independent proxy advisory firm that has recommended
PCS shareholders vote against the Proposed Transaction.  On March 27, 2013,
Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ("ISS") issued a report advising its
clients to vote against the Proposed Transaction as well.

In its report, Glass Lewis stated, "We believe MetroPCS shareholders could
likely realize additional value in the short-term if the Company remained a
standalone company (given its continued strong performance and prospects),
conducted a proper competitive sale process seeking additional competitive
takeover proposals or attempted to secure improvements in the deal terms with
Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile. In our view, all of these options are likely
superior, from a valuation standpoint, than the proposed transaction as
presently constructed."

In response to the Glass Lewis report, PSAM said, "Two of the most highly
respected corporate governance advisory firms have now come out against the
merger.  It is time for PCS management to reexamine the terms of the Proposed
Transaction and other alternatives available to the company, such as remaining
as a stand-alone business."

PSAM today reiterated its request, initially communicated to the PCS Board of
Directors on March 22, 2013, that the Company should delay its Annual Meeting
until late June 2013 and provide a two-week period following the Special
Meeting in which PCS shareholders can put forth proposals and director
nominations. 

PSAM TO HOST LIVE WEBCAST ON APRIL 4 AT 10:30 AM ET

PSAM will host a live webcast for PCS shareholders to present its case against
the PCS/T-Mobile transaction on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 10:30 am ET. 

PCS shareholders can access the live webcast at the following web link:
http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=603379&s=1&k=1B0CCF45F1BF663C536EF27316C5B0D1

The webcast will include live audio and presentation slides detailing PSAM's
arguments against the transaction in order to better inform PCS shareholders
about the Proposed Transaction and why they should vote against it, followed
by a brief question and answer period.  Shareholders will be able to submit
questions through the question box on their webcast portal.  An archive of the
webcast will be available until July 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm ET.

We recommend that shareholders register for the webcast 15 minutes prior to
the start time of the presentation and click on the "test your system" link to
ensure your Internet browser properly supports the webcast audio and slide
presentation.

If you do not have access to a computer, you can listen to live audio of the
presentation via the U.S. and International telephone numbers below.  Please
note that PCS shareholders who would like to submit questions during the call
must do so through the webcast portal as the telephone lines will be listen
only.

Dial-in information is as follows:

U.S. Dial-in:             1-866-811-8843
International Dial-in:    1-631-485-5139
Conference ID:            30852432

If you would like to read PSAM's detailed white paper regarding the Proposed
Transaction, as well as its definitive proxy statement, letters to the PCS
Board of Directors, letters to PCS shareholders, and published press releases,
please go to: http://www.innisfreema.com/pcs/

On March 12, 2013, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP, P. Schoenfeld Asset
Management GP LLC and Peter M. Schoenfeld  (collectively, the "PSAM Group")
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a definitive
proxy statement (the "Definitive Proxy Statement") relating to the
solicitation of proxies by the PSAM Group from stockholders of MetroPCS
Communications, Inc. ("MetroPCS") in connection with the special meeting of
stockholders to be held on April 12, 2013 to vote upon matters relating to the
proposed combination of MetroPCS with T-Mobile USA, Inc.   STOCKHOLDERS OF
METROPCS ARE URGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS
FILED WITH THE SEC RELATING TO SUCH SOLICITATION CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRETY
BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION, INCLUDING INFORMATION RELATING TO
THE PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH SOLICITATION. The Definitive Proxy Statement and form
of WHITE proxy card will be furnished to some or all of the stockholders of
MetroPCS and will, along with other relevant documents filed with the SEC, be
available free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. In
addition, the PSAM Group will provide copies of the Definitive Proxy Statement
and accompanying WHITE proxy card without charge upon request.

About PSAM
P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP (together with its affiliates, "PSAM") was
founded by Peter M. Schoenfeld and has been providing investment advisory
services since 1997.  PSAM invests on behalf of its clients in both equity and
credit securities in global event driven opportunities, including:
international consolidations, corporate restructurings, spin-offs,
divestitures, and stressed and distressed credits.  PSAM has offices in New
York and London, which are registered with the SEC and authorised and
regulated by the FSA, respectively. 

For Investor Inquiries:
Arthur Crozier/Scott Winter
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
(212) 750-5833

For Media Inquiries:
Steve Bruce/Catherine Jones
ASC Advisors
(203) 992-1230

SOURCE P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP (PSAM)
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