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T-Mobile International AG is a German holding company for Deutsche Telekom AG's various mobile communications subsidiaries outside Germany. The company has subsidiaries in Europe, United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

T-Mobile is based in Bonn, Germany. It operate GSM, UMTS and LTE-based cellular networks. T-Mobile international also has financial stakes in mobile operators in both Central and Eastern Europe.

The T-Mobile brand is present in 11 European countries – Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany (as Telekom), Hungary, Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and the United Kingdom, as well as the United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

It has approximately 150 million subscribers worldwide. It is the world's third-largest mobile-phone service provider by subscribers and the third-largest multinational after the UK's Vodafone and Spain's Telefonica.

United States

T-Mobile is the fourth largest wireless carrier in the US. It offers 4G and LTE services in the United States.

T-Mobile has a total of 33.2 million subscribers.


Acquisition attempt by AT&T

AT&T has made a move to acquire T-Mobile USA in March 2011. The deal was rejected by the Department of Justice because of antitrust issues.

Loss of customers because of iPhone 4S

Early in 2012, T-Mobile has announced that it has lost 700,000 contract subscribers because of the launch of iPhone 4S in late 2011.

Merger with MetroPCS

Deutsche Telekom has struck a merger deal with MetroPCS, a prepaid regional carrier and fifth-largest carrier in United States. According to the deal, MetroPCS shareholders will get $1.5 billion in cash and a 26 per cent stake in the combined company. Deutsche Telekom will hold the remaining 74 per cent of the company. The combine company will run under the T-Mobile name.

The deal has been unanimously approved by the Deutsche Telekom's board and will require the regulatory approval from the Federal Communication Commission and the US Department of Justice. It also needs to get approved by the MetroPCS shareholders. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2013.

The merger will provide deeper network coverage and will help compete better against AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

T-Mobile in News

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OTI Reports Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
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