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Cobb County, Georgia Goes Mobile with the Un-carrier


Cobb County expects to save at least $50,000 annually with deployment
of SyncUP FLEET and other wireless services.

Cities and local governments around the nation are moving to the
Un-carrier. Cobb County, Georgia is the latest to make the move and with
T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) voice, data and fleet services, the Atlanta-area
county is cutting costs, improving public safety, increasing efficiency
and responding to the needs of a rapidly growing community. The county,
which is Georgia's 3rd largest, recently switched more than
700 lines across nine departments to T-Mobile with a mix of smartphones,
tablets and SyncUP FLEET devices.

"We're seeing incredible innovation across the US from local and state
governments, big and small, where mobility is empowering agencies to do
amazing things to serve their communities better," said Mike Katz,
Executive Vice President of T-Mobile for Business. "T-Mobile is central
to that transformation, enabling everyone and everything to go mobile."

Cobb County has been a leader in fleet operations for years. Among its
recent accolades, in 2017 the county ranked 6th
for government fleets, and was named the 15th
overall best fleet in North America
. The county has equipped nearly
300 vehicles with T-Mobile SyncUP FLEET, including fire and emergency
services vehicles. SyncUP FLEET is a small device that plugs directly
into a compatible vehicle's OBD-II port, allowing fleet operators to
track and manage their vehicle from a mobile or desktop app. SyncUP
FLEET can be used by fleet managers to optimize routes and decrease fuel
consumption by identifying idle times and it can indicate when vehicle
maintenance is required. With the HOS (Hours of Service) application,
SyncUP FLEET can also provide paperless driver tracking.

"Implementing T-Mobile's services has been seamless, and SyncUP FLEET
alone is expected to save us $50,000 each year in fuel costs and more,"
said Al Curtis, Fleet Director, Cobb County. "This is a win-win-win.
We're improving services across our region, being good stewards of
taxpayer dollars, and creating a safer work environment for our

"Being a 24/7 operation, the ability to see where a team is in real time
with SyncUP FLEET is incredibly impactful," added Ryan Coover, Utilities
Maintenance Superintendent, Cobb County. "In emergency situations, we're
able to identify and dispatch available crews immediately."

Public safety has been a huge factor in driving technology adoption,
with more than 300 data lines in use across five of the nine county
departments. First responders in Cobb County carry LTE-enabled iPads
that can act as mobile hotspots to relay real-time data from almost any
location. This advance information can help hospitals and emergency room
staff prepare for inbound cases and save valuable time.

The switch to the Un-carrier enabled many of the county's employees to
cut the cord to desk phones and wired internet connections, allowing the
workforce to become truly mobile.

Cobb County Public Library System is also doing its part to bridge the
digital divide by offering residents T-Mobile-powered portable Wi-Fi
hotspots. These free devices can be checked
out for a week at a time
as part of the Connect Cobb program and
give residents unlimited access to the internet for job searches,
education and more.

Cobb County is in good company. Since launching in 2015, T-Mobile for
Business has attracted record numbers of enterprises and public-sector
organizations hungry for the Un-carrier's award-winning
LTE network
customer care
, transparent pricing, and benefits like free texting
and one free hour of smartphone Wi-Fi on all Gogo-equipped domestic
flights with T-Mobile ONE.

T-Mobile has more than tripled its LTE coverage since 2014 and now
covers 99% of Americans.

To learn more about the benefits of switching your business to the
Un-carrier, visit

SyncUP FLEET: Qualifying service, capable device, and SyncUP
FLEET hardware required for each vehicle. App/web console required for
some features. Savings may vary; size of fleet and fuel management
practices determine savings based on reduced idling time.

About T-Mobile US, Inc.

As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) is redefining
the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading
product and service innovation. Our advanced nationwide 4G LTE network
delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 74.0 million customers who
are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue,
Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and
operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more
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