Executives and employees of T-Mobile USA, Inc. and MetroPCS Communications, Inc. will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the successful completion of their combination. The newly combined company, T-Mobile US, Inc., will begin trading this morning under the NYSE stock ticker “TMUS.”
The two wireless innovators are uniting with one common vision: to bring wireless consumers exciting new choices while delivering an exceptional experience. To mark the occasion, T-Mobile President and CEO John Legere will join T-Mobile and MetroPCS retail employees in ringing the NYSE Opening Bell.
“The combination of T-Mobile and MetroPCS creates an even stronger disruptive force in the U.S. wireless market,” said John Legere, President and Chief Executive Officer of T-Mobile US, Inc. "Together, as America’s Un-carrier, we’ll continue our legacy of marketplace innovation by tearing up the old playbook and rewriting the rules of wireless to benefit consumers.”
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, 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
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell rings
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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