T-Mobile USA : Xperia® Z from Sony to Make a Splash at T-Mobile this Summer

 T-Mobile USA : Xperia® Z from Sony to Make a Splash at T-Mobile this Summer

        Xperia^® Z from Sony to Make a Splash at T-Mobile this Summer

 T-Mobile is the only U.S. mobile provider of Sony's flagship water-resistant

BELLEVUE, Wash.-  June  18, 2013  -  Continuing  to offer  customers  a  wide 
selection of hot  4G LTE  smartphones, T-Mobile  US, Inc.  (NYSE: TMUS)  today 
announced it will be the exclusive U.S. wireless company to carry the Xperia^®
Z from Sony.

The Xperia Z packs the best Sony  has to offer into a premium  Android-powered 
smartphone. T-Mobile will offer the device  on its Simple Choice Plan with  no 
annual service contract plus unlimited talk, text and Web on a screaming fast,
nationwide 4G network with 4G LTE rolling out across the country.

"T-Mobile customers traveling this summer will love the Xperia Z with its big,
beautiful HD  screen, water-resistant  design and  advanced camera  features," 
said Jason Young, vice president of  product marketing, T-Mobile. "This is  an 
outstanding combination: a premium 4G LTE smartphone with Sony's best features
coupled with T-Mobile's unlimited data and speedy nationwide network."

Simple Choice Plan
With T-Mobile's Simple Choice Plan, Xperia Z customers design their plan based
on the number  of lines  and amount of  high-speed data  they want.  Unlimited 
talk, text and Web with up to 500MB of high-speed data is $50 per month  (plus 
taxes and  fees)  for  the  first  line. Customers  can  add  another  2GB  of 
high-speed data at up to 4G speeds for $10 per month per line or get unlimited
4G data and up to 500MB of tethering for an additional $20 per month per line.
A second phone line can be added for $30 per month and each additional line is
just $10 per month. There are no  caps, no overages and no restrictive  annual 
service contracts.

T-Mobile's 4G LTE Network
The Xperia Z will  seamlessly connect to  T-Mobile's high-speed nationwide  4G 
HSPA+ network and advanced 4G LTE  network wherever it is available, which  is 
expected to reach 100 million people by midyear and 200 million nationwide  by 
the end of  the year^1.  T-Mobile's 4G  LTE rollout  complements its  existing 
nationwide 4G network  covering 228  million people,  which third-party  tests 
show already  rivals  or  beats  existing competitive  LTE  networks  in  many 
markets.  T-Mobile's  4G   LTE  network  is   currently  available  in   seven 
metropolitan areas: Baltimore; Houston; Kansas  City; Las Vegas; Phoenix;  San 
Jose, Calif.; and Washington, D.C.

"With Xperia  Z,  we  are  thrilled to  bring  a  breakthrough  smartphone  to 
T-Mobile, the breakout  carrier in  the U.S.," said  Timothy Hernquist,  North 
America Vice President  of Marketing,  Sony Mobile  Communications. "Xperia  Z 
offers customers  a  beautifully  designed,  water-resistant  premium  Android 
smartphone ready to handle whatever life throws at it."

Sony went with a stylish and  durable physical design with unique  technology, 
content and connectivity  all bundled  into the Xperia  Z. A  5-inch 1080p  HD 
Reality Display with Mobile  BRAVIA^® Engine 2  provides super brightness  and 
clarity. The highly-durable design  features tempered glass and  anti-shatter 
film  on  the   front  and  back   and  the  highest   levels  of  dust-   and 
water-resistance^2 (IP55 and  IP57) in  a premium  smartphone. A  13-megapixel 
camera with Exmor RS^(TM) for Mobile, the world's first image sensor with  HDR 
(High Dynamic  Range)  video for  smartphones,  delivers stunning  photos  and 
videos in any condition. And its  STAMINA mode is designed to greatly  improve 
battery standby time by automaticaly shutting down battery-draining apps  when 
the screen is off.

The Xperia Z is expected to be available nationwide at T-Mobile retail stores,
select national retailers and dealers  and online via www.T-Mobile.com in  the 
coming weeks.  The  smartphone will  be  available in  a  black finish  and  a 
limited-time only purple finish (while  supplies last). For more  information, 
visit http://t-mobile.com/Sony-XperiaZ. 

Broad LTE  coverage  planned  for  2013;  See  www.t-mobile.com  for  coverage 
details. Qualifying service required. LTE is a registered trademark of ETSI.

^2In compliance with IP55 and IP57, Xperia Z is protected against the  ingress 
of dust and is water resistant. Provided that all ports and covers are  firmly 
closed, the phone is (i) protected against low pressure jets of water from all
practicable directions in compliance with IP 55; and/or (ii) can be kept under
1 meter of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP 57. 

About T-Mobile US, Inc.:
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile  US, Inc. (NYSE:  "TMUS") is redefining  the 
way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and
service innovation. The company's  advanced nationwide 4G  and 4G LTE  network 
delivers outstanding wireless experiences for  customers who are unwilling  to 
compromise on  quality  and  value.  Based in  Bellevue,  Wash.,  T-Mobile  US 
operates its  flagship  brands, T-Mobile  and  MetroPCS. It  currently  serves 
approximately 43  million  wireless  subscribers  and  provides  products  and 
services through 70,000 points of  distribution. For more information,  please 
visit: http://www.t-mobile.com.

Forward-Looking Statement:
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the U.S. federal  securities laws.  Any statements  made herein  that are  not 
statements of historical fact, including statements about T-Mobile US,  Inc.'s 
strategy,  expected  network   modernization  and   other  advancements,   are 
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speak only  as  of  the  date  made, are  based  on  current  assumptions  and 
expectations, and  involve a  number of  risks and  uncertainties.  Important 
factors that could  affect future results  and cause those  results to  differ 
materially from  those expressed  in the  forward-looking statements  include, 
among others, the following: our ability to compete in the highly  competitive 
U.S. wireless telecommunications industry; adverse conditions in the U.S.  and 
international economies and markets;  our significant capital commitments  and 
the capital expenditures required to effect our business plan; our ability  to 
adapt to  future  changes  in  technology,  enhance  existing  offerings,  and 
introduce new offerings  to address  customers' changing  demands; changes  in 
legal and  regulatory  requirements,  including  any  change  or  increase  in 
restrictions  on  our  ability  to   operate  our  network;  our  ability   to 
successfully  maintain  and  improve  our  network,  and  the  possibility  of 
incurring additional  costs  in doing  so;  major equipment  failures;  severe 
weather conditions or other force majeure events; and other risks described in
our filings  with  the Securities  and  Exchange Commission,  including  those 
described in our  Current Report  on Form 8-K  filed with  the Securities  and 
Exchange Commission on  May 8, 2013.  You should not  place undue reliance  on 
these  forward-looking   statements.   We   do   not   undertake   to   update 
forward-looking statements, whether  as a  result of  new information,  future 
events or otherwise, except as required by law.

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