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T-Mobile and MetroPCS, WT Docket 12-301

Deutsche Telekom AG, the ultimate parent company of T-Mobile USA, Inc., and MetroPCS Communications, Inc. have filed applications seeking Commission approval for the transfer of control to Deutsche Telekom of the licenses, leases and authorizations held MetroPCS and its subsidiaries. In the underlying transaction, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS will be combined, with Deutsche Telekom holding 74% of the combined company and MetroPCS's shareholders the remaining 26%. T-Mobile USA is the fourth largest national wireless carrier in the United States, while MetroPCS offers wireless services in nineteen major metropolitan areas in the United States on a predominantly flat-rate, no long-term contract basis. Deutsche Telekom is a German company, with the Federal Republic of Germany holding a direct interest of approximately 15 percent and, along with the German federal states, an approximately 17% indirect interest.

Timeline

Day 137 - March 12, 2013
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March 12, 2013 - Order and Declaratory Ruling Order and Declaratory Ruling Approving T-Mobile, MetroPCS Applications
Genachowski Statement
Clyburn Statement
Rosenworcel Statement
Pai Statement

December 20, 2012 - Request for Information Cover Letter | T-Mobile Letter

December 20, 2012 - Request for Information Cover Letter | MetroPCS Letter

November 30, 2012 - Public Notice T-Mobile, Metro PCS Transaction NRUF Public Notice

November 30, 2012 - Protective Order T-Mobile, MetroPCS Transaction NRUF Protective Order

October 26, 2012 - Public Notice Applications Accepted for Filing; Pleading Cycle Established

October 17, 2012 - Second Protective Order Second Protective Order

October 17, 2012 - Protective Order Protective Order

October 17, 2012 - Public Notice Commission Opens Docket for Proposed Transfer of Control of MetroPCS to Deutsche Telekom AG

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3/12/13 Letter, filed by The Greenlining Institute

3/11/13 Letter, filed by Communications Workers of America

3/11/13 Letter, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG

3/11/13 Letter (redacted), filed by Communications Workers of America

3/8/13 Letter (redacted), filed by T-Mobile USA, Inc.

3/8/13 Letter, filed by The Greenlining Institute

3/8/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by T-Mobile USA, Inc.

3/8/13 Comments, filed by Communications Workers of America

3/8/13 Petition To Adopt Conditions To Authorizations And Licenses, filed by The Department of Justice, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, and The U.S. Department of Homeland Security

3/8/13 Petition to Adopt Conditions to Authorizations and Licenses, filed by The Department of Justice, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, and The U.S. Department of Homeland Security

3/8/13 Letter (redacted), filed by T-Mobile USA, Inc.

3/8/13 Copy of Newspaper Article, filed by Communications Workers of America

3/7/13 Letter (redacted) filed by, Deutsche Telekom AG

3/7/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communications, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG

3/7/13 Letter, filed by Tennessee General Assembly House Democratic Caucus

3/7/13 Letters (3), filed by State Representatives of Tennessee Bo Mitchell (50th District), Joe Towns, Jr. (84th District), and Mike Turner (51st District)

3/5/13 Letter (redacted) filed by, Communications Workers of America

3/5/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communications (redacted), filed by Communications Workers of America

3/5/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Communications Workers of America

3/4/13 Letter (redacted) filed by, Communications Workers of America

3/4/13 Letter (redacted), filed by Communications Workers of America

3/1/13 Letter, filed by Congressman Michael H. Michaud and other members of Congress

3/1/13 Letter, filed by Representative Michael H. Michaud, and other Members of Congress

3/1/13 Letter, filed by Ed Black, Computer & Communications Industry Association

3/1/13 Letter, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG

2/28/13 Letter to Commissioner McDowell, filed by Representative David J. Mack III, South Carolina

2/28/13 Letter to Chairman Genachowski, filed by Representative David J. Mack III, South Carolina

2/28/13 Letter to Commissioner Rosenworcel, filed by Representative David J. Mack III, South Carolina

2/28/13 Letter to Commissioner Clyburn, filed by Representative David J. Mack III, South Carolina

2/28/13 Letter to Commissioner Pai, filed by Representative David J. Mack III, South Carolina

2/28/13 Letter, filed by Representative David J. Mack III (109th District), South Carolina

2/28/13 Letter, filed by Representative Charles Curtiss (43rd District), Tennessee

2/27/13 Letter, filed by Representative John Mark Windle, Tennessee

2/22/13 Letter, filed by Senator Reginald Tate, (33rd District) Tennessee

2/21/13 Letter, filed by A. Victor Rawl, Charleston, South Carolina County Council

2/21/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Glen Casada, Representative (63rd District) Tennessee

2/21/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Frank Niceley, Representative (8th District) Tennessee

2/21/13 Letter, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG

2/20/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Jerry Durham, Representative Tennessee

2/20/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Michael Harrison, Representative (9th District) Tennessee

2/13/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Brenda Gilmore, Representative (54th District), Tennessee

2/13/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Darren Jernigan, Representative (60th) District, Tennessee

2/13/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Harold M. Love, Jr., Representative (58th District), Tennessee

2/13/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Jason Powell, Representative (53rd District), Tennessee

2/13/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Johnny W. Shaw, Representative (80th District), Tennessee

2/12/13 Letter of Support, filed by National Association of Broadcasters

2/11/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Communications Workers of America

2/6/13 Honorable Harold Love, Representative (58th District) Tennessee

2/5/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by The Greenlining Institute

2/2/13 Letter, filed by Representative David J. Mack, III (109th) S.C.

1/31/13 Supplemental Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG and MetroPCS, Inc.

1/31/13 Supplement to Reply to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/30/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by The Greenlining Institute

1/29/13 Letter, filed by Honorable Sherry Jones, Representative (59th District) Tennessee

1/24/13 Motion to Strike Opening Comments (Greenlining), filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile USA, Inc., and MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/23/13 Amendment to January 7, 2013 Request for Information, filed by Metro PCS Communications, Inc.

1/23/13 Addendum, filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/22/13 Comments, filed by The Greenlining Institute

1/22/13 Addendum to January 7, 2013 Letter, filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/22/13 Response to Greenlining's Letter of January 17, 2013, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.
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1/17/13 Reply to Objections to Disclose Confidential (Highly) Information, filed by The Greenlining Institute

1/16/13 Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/16/13 Supplement to January 7, 2013 Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/15/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/11/13 Amended January 7, 2013 Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/10/13 Supplement to January 7, 2013 Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/11/13 Acknowledgements of Confidentiality, filed by Communications Workers of America

1/10/13 Letter of Withdrawal (CWA), filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/10/13 Letter of Withdrawal (CWA), filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/9/13 Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG

1/8/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Communications Workers of America

1/8/13 Opposition to the Objections of Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile USA, Inc., and MetroPCS Communications, Inc., filed by Communications Workers of America

1/7/13 Response to Request for Request, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/7/13 Response to Request for Information, filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/7/13 Objection (CWA) to Redacted Request for Information, filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/7/13 Objection (Greenlining) to Redacted Request for Information, filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/7/13 Letter re Additional Foreign Ownership Information, filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.

1/7/13 Objection (Greenlining) to Redacted Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/7/13 Reply to December 20, 2012 Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/7/13 Objection (CWA) to Redacted Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

1/7/13 Reply to December 20, 2012 Request for Information (redacted), filed by MetroPCS Communications, Inc.,

1/7/13 Objection to Disclosure of Confidential Information, filed by MetroPCS

1/7/13 Request to Limit Access to Confidential Information, filed by MetroPCS

1/7/13 Request to Limit Access to Confidential Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA

1/7/13 Letter regarding Foreign Ownership, filed by MetroPCS

1/7/13 Response to Request for Information (redacted), filed by Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA

1/7/13 Response to Request for Information (redacted), filed by MetroPCS

12/20/13 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Deutsche Telekom AG, and T-Mobile USA, Inc.

12/20/12 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA

12/20/12 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Communications Workers of America

12/17/12 Reply Comments, filed by Communications Workers of America

12/17/12 Reply Comments, filed by the NAACP, AFL-CIO, Service Employees International Union, Sierra Club, Alliance for Retired Americans, Center for Community Change, National Consumers League, Jobs with Justice, and USAction

12/14/12 Notice of Ex Parte Communication, filed by Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA

12/13/12 Response to Request for Information, filed by Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA

12/12/12 Letter, filed by Mayor, City of Richmond, Virginia

12/10/12 Letter, filed by Mayor, City of Tampa, Florida

12/6/12 Comments, filed by Hypercube Telecom, LLC

12/6/12 Joint Opposition to Comments, filed by Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS

12/5/12 Letter, filed by Mayor, City of Charleston, South Carolina

11/26/12 Request to Defer Action, filed by Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of Homeland Security

11/26/12 Comments filed by The Free State Foundation

11/26/12 Comments filed by the Communications Workers of America

Contacts

  • David Hu, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: (202) 418-7120
  • Kathy Harris, Mobility Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: (202) 418-0609
  • Neil Grace, (press inquiries): (202) 418-0506

General Information

This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter also may be obtained from Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW, Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, 1-800-378-3160 (voice), fcc@bcpiweb.com (e-mail), and most are also accessible through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).

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