As previously announced, in light of the amendment, MetroPCS has rescheduled its Special Meeting of stockholders to vote on matters relating to the proposed combination of MetroPCS with T-Mobile to
April 24, 2013. The record date for the Special Meeting has not changed, and MetroPCS stockholders of record as of the close of business on
March 11, 2013, are entitled to vote at the Special Meeting.
Valid proxies that have already been submitted prior to the originally scheduled
April 12, 2013 Special Meeting will continue to be valid unless properly changed or revoked prior to the vote being taken at the rescheduled Special Meeting.
MetroPCS stockholders that previously voted against the proposed combination may still change their vote, and the MetroPCS board encourages stockholders to do so. A later-dated vote cast via the Internet, by telephone or a later-dated signed proxy card voting
"FOR" the proposed combination on the
GREEN proxy card, or a vote at the meeting, will cancel any previous vote, including any votes cast on the white proxy card. For MetroPCS stockholders that previously voted "FOR" the proposed combination on the GREEN proxy card, those votes will still be counted at the Special Meeting and no additional action is required. MetroPCS stockholders that previously voted on a white proxy card should recast their vote on a
GREEN proxy card.
Stockholders who have not voted are strongly encouraged to do so prior to
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on
April 23, 2013. MetroPCS asks that stockholders please vote
"FOR" the proposals by telephone, Internet, mail or in person according to the instructions on the
GREEN proxy card, and below.
The failure to vote or an abstention has the same effect as a vote against the proposed combination. Because some of the proposals required as a condition to close the proposed combination require at least an affirmative vote of a majority of all outstanding shares, every vote is important.
If the proposed combination is not approved, t
here can be no assurance that MetroPCS will be able to deliver the same or better stockholder value as a stand-alone wireless company in the future.
If stockholders have any questions or need assistance with voting their GREEN proxy card, please contact the Company's proxy solicitor, MacKenzie Partners, at the phone numbers listed below.
- Telephone. Call toll free: 1-800-PROXIES (1-800-776-9437) in the United States or 1-718-921-8500 from foreign countries. Stockholders must have their control number in hand. Follow the instructions provided.
- Internet. Log onto the website: www.voteproxy.com. Stockholders must have their control number in hand. Follow the instructions provided.
- Mail. To vote your shares, please sign, date and return the enclosed GREEN proxy card.
- In person. For stockholders who wish to vote in person, the MetroPCS Special Meeting of stockholders will be held on April 24, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. local time, at the Eisemann Center located at 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082.
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About MetroPCS Communications, Inc.
-based MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS) is a provider of no annual contract, unlimited wireless communications service for a flat-rate. MetroPCS is the fifth largest facilities-based wireless carrier in
the United States
based on number of subscribers served. With Metro
(SM), MetroPCS customers can use their service in areas throughout
the United States
covering a population of over 280 million people. As of
December 31, 2012
, MetroPCS had approximately 8.9 million subscribers. For more information please visit
Additional Information and Where to Find It
This document relates to a proposed transaction between MetroPCS and Deutsche Telekom. In connection with the proposed transaction, MetroPCS has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") an amended definitive proxy statement and a supplement to the amended definitive proxy statement. Security holders are urged to read carefully the amended definitive proxy statement, the supplement and all other relevant documents filed with the SEC or sent to stockholders as they become available because they will contain important information about the proposed transaction. All documents are, and when filed will be, available free of charge at the SEC's website (
). You may also obtain these documents by contacting MetroPCS' Investor Relations department at 214-570-4641, or via e-mail at
. This communication does not constitute a solicitation of any vote or approval.
Participants in the Solicitation
MetroPCS and its directors and executive officers will be deemed to be participants in any solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed transaction. Information about MetroPCS' directors and executive officers is available in MetroPCS' annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on
, 2013. Other information regarding the participants in the proxy solicitation and a description of their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, is contained in the amended definitive proxy statement and other relevant materials filed with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction. Investors should read the amended definitive proxy statement carefully before making any voting or investment decisions.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document includes "forward-looking statements" for the purpose of the "safe harbor" provisions within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Any statements made in this document that are not statements of historical fact, and statements about our beliefs, opinions, projections, strategies, and expectations, are forward-looking statements and should be evaluated as such. These forward-looking statements often include words such as "anticipate," "expect," "suggests," "plan," "believe," "intend," "estimates," "targets," "views," "projects," "should," "would," "could," "may," "become," "forecast," and other similar expressions. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements about the benefits of the proposed combination, the amendment, the revised terms of the proposed combination, the prospects, value and value creation capability of the combined company and MetroPCS on a stand-alone basis, the combined company's financial flexibility, future free cash flows of the combined company, projected valuation and valuation modeling, the value created by the amendment, the positioning of the combined company and MetroPCS stand-alone versus its competitors, compelling terms and nature of the proposed combination, value of the proposed combination to MetroPCS stockholders, future MetroPCS stock prices, projected financing costs and terms, the projected future interest rates, credit ratings and fees associated with financing, the success of the combined company, compliance, and other statements regarding the combined company's strategies, prospects, projected results, plans, or future performance.