T-Mobile Launches Global for Business Plan as Next Step to Address International Mobility Costs for Multinational Corporations

January 31, 2011

T-Mobile’s New Plan for Business Customers Offers a Unique Approach to International Voice and Data Roaming

Bellevue, Wash. — Feb. 1, 2011

T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced that it will introduce the T-Mobile® Global for Business™ plan, a unique approach to international voice and data roaming that reinforces the company’s commitment to support multinational corporations (MNCs), as well as government agencies and U.S. enterprises conducting business internationally. Unlike traditional international “bucket” mobility plans that can cause inefficiencies and unnecessary spending, the new T-Mobile Global for Business plan is a pay-per-use plan with a low monthly access fee and discounts as high as 80 percent on international voice and data roaming in more than 200 countries across the globe.

“International roaming rates are often seen as a major pain point for multinational corporations and other enterprises operating internationally,” said Frank Sickinger, vice president, B2B, MNC and federal government at T-Mobile USA. “Our new T-Mobile Global for Business plan is a bold new approach to tackling those issues head on.”

The T-Mobile Global for Business plan complements the company’s efforts to provide the quality of service, cost savings and connectivity that MNCs, government agencies and U.S. enterprises require. Today, the company is working to operationalize the advanced solutions of the FreeMove Alliance, such as FreeMove International Connect and FreeMove Central Report, as announced in November 2010. T-Mobile also offers its Wi-Fi Calling for Business™ solution on Android™, Symbian and BlackBerry® platforms to help business customers reduce domestic and international mobility costs, enhance coverage and improve productivity.

Part of the Deutsche Telekom AG family of companies, T-Mobile USA is well positioned to offer the coverage and network its business customers need. T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network gives business customers access to 4G speeds, a superior lineup of devices, and a robust ecosystem. Further, global adoption of the HSPA+ 4G standard is growing with 105 live networks using HSPA+ today across 54 countries, and 62 more planned to launch. Domestically, T-Mobile operates America's largest 4G network, which is available in more than 100 major metropolitan areas, reaching approximately 200 million people.

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network not available everywhere. See coverage details at T-Mobile.com. 


Alexandra Trask
T-Mobile USA Media Relations


About T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG. By the end of the third quarter of 2010, approximately 130 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group - 33.8 million by T-Mobile USA - all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS, the world's most widely used digital wireless standards. Today, T-Mobile operates America's largest 4G network, and is delivering a compelling 4G experience across a broad lineup of leading devices in more places than competing 4G services. 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 www.telekom.de/investor-relations.

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