T‑Mobile Waives Call Charges for American Evacuees

July 21, 2006
Through the end of July, T‑Mobile USA is enabling its customers to make phone calls and send text messages free‑of‑charge from Lebanon, Cyprus and Turkey on their T‑Mobile handsets.

T-Mobile USA, Inc. announced today the company is providing relief to Americans who are being evacuated from Lebanon to Cyprus and Turkey. Through the end of July, T-Mobile USA is enabling its customers to make phone calls and send text messages free-of-charge from Lebanon, Cyprus and Turkey on their T-Mobile handsets.

This relief is retroactive to July 12 for calls and text messages from Lebanon and Cyprus; and begins July 21 for Turkey.

“We are in the business of connecting people to those that matter most, and there is no more important time to stay connected than in a time of crisis,” said Robert Dotson, president and chief executive officer, T-Mobile USA.

T-Mobile USA customers in these countries also can receive calls and text messages free-of-charge within the specified timeframe. Credits will be applied and be reflected in upcoming billing cycles.

Lindsay Morio

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 first quarter of 2010, approximately 150 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group - 33.7 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. 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 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.