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Participants
Nils Paellmann Head of Investor Relations
John Legere Chief Executive Officer
Mike Sievert President and Chief Operating Officer
Braxton Carter Chief Financial Officer
Neville Ray Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Matt Staneff Chief Marketing Officer
David Miller Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Brett Feldman Goldman Sachs
John Hodulik UBS
Drew FitzGerald Wall Street Journal
Simon Flannery Morgan Stanley
Michael Rollins Citi
Sheila Dang Reuters
Philip Cusick JPMorgan
Jonathan Chaplin New Street Research
Craig Moffett MoffettNathanson
Ric Prentiss Raymond James
Colby Synesael Cowen
Ana Goshko Bank of America
Call transcript
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Operator

Good morning. Welcome to the T-Mobile US Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Nils Paellmann, Head of Investor Relations for T-Mobile US. Please go ahead, sir.

Nils Paellmann

Yes. much. very you Thank second earnings our quarter to call. XXXX Welcome team. Legere, Mike Carter, Sievert, me senior CFO; today President CEO; John are leadership the of Braxton With our our and other members and our COO;

Let me briefly the disclaimer. read

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results between call non-GAAP Reconciliations of on found Relations Investor section our and be the page website. this can GAAP Quarterly of Results the we discuss in

July addition, on the the on new the and with and available The SEC to Sprint, merger connection XXXX, we statement website. with Form T-Mobile proposed contains related on the related transaction a October SX about became It and statement T-Mobile XX, in effective registration merger. on matters. information filed XXXX In the registration is XX, important

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John Legere

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Braxton Carter

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expect of to there significant second expected, in due ramp sequential As year. continue the which services, half rollout, we in the to a of this cost was

revenues SG&A year-over-year. by as a of XXX service points basis increased percentage

from by basis headwind points Excluding relative actually million to merger-related year. revenue commissions of $XX the standard last year-over-year, from the SG&A despite Sprint XX recognition costs, the new amortization of decreased the

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stable, year. expect continue X% phone minus to plus full-year to branded We to be postpaid defined to generally relative as last ARPU

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Operator

Brett of We'll Instructions] Goldman first Thank our you. [Operator Feldman Sachs. question take from

Brett Feldman

news the questions quick on congratulations deal. and Thanks, about Two today. the

on I'm on looks DISH do proposed MVNO existing those Altice with you. your modifications? first, of T-Mobile The their curious DISH the then getting to with with the like agreement it network? And is, on any build-out contingent whether conditions is spectrum has new agreement Thank new intend element them support you the FCC. Sprint the second actually

Mike Sievert

arrangement And spectrum. the out for not news Obviously, out that by Sure. to upon asking? your this and question against DISH that you upon party consumers you Brett, they're new back DISH go that on They're think part to the entire understood I'm decree. to DOJ. has arrangement placed is a I build-outs. contingent contingent about this FCC of really sure Maybe after network announcement build was building it. this that what's going the great made and I requirements Is could the them all a were consent to That that today. was using is get And what that's spectrum

Brett Feldman

– it you Thank the you. That's question. answered

Mike Sievert

Great. Okay.

John Legere

Mike, that, were say and DISH's comprehensive. just on might their too, release filings I very press

chance get look a those. So, if through to you

if going use to ways as full for of great we're be at you is DISH's sets the that, look of It'd acquiring Sprint, And are that well One penalties about associated networks. be DISH, the this spectrum big of is, the as unused agreements, I be. a at which not commitments, least put spectrum that this it. have of certainly, at American X.X megahertz look were will XXX with a part them, these from utilization day of before of to now the

those read can I'd DISH filings So, and comment certainly, on those.

Mike Sievert

second all the those. the agreements about your existing by Altice new Brett, really going the pleased MVNO company, and to yes, inherited was all both arrangement, companies support are And question be from of we're to

new be MVNO carry MVNOs I for they'll creating the massive be We the along any this one to of killing are forward is bigger won't a a company new deals. So, said capacity to to network with than incentive we've the carryforward. MVNOs. canceling us that all we mean, want And creates friend to this that or provider standalones. things is the

a just this will And expirations. different those Now, pricing years. those forward aspects be an arrangements, each for to piece they and to go of have is there them them, opportunity we'll through different have durations their carry forward that then, X obviously, to throughout the

John Legere

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Brett Feldman

you. Thank

Operator

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John Hodulik

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that those related Just is companies? are specifically, to Thanks. cable – restrictions

John Legere

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Mike Sievert

agree Yes. is, years. for place of couple that's A what things. in Only with yes, One you to is a going this complex X be said. just to arrangement

to nationwide the competitive to work their of as up they design access able needs to So, enable DISH a It nationwide as to really their they're to in well. very to to to and building does question out be them through your through ours MVNOs, arrangement to other forms, a access MVNO network, build our roaming unlike a two network give own a had great set and to of everybody enable carefully we it network definitely them, all meet involved. that while spectrum use

them new So, terrific a that's a as competitor. enablement for

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able we're to So, very we're about excited what do.

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we're pleased with that. So,

John Legere

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I all I hear toolkit, company, tools having but and Charlie disruptive become watch, in motivation the of himself, player. see what So, really the a including, as from and a them see and to do the

John Hodulik

Alright.

guys. Let’s hope agree. the Thanks states

John Legere

John. Thanks,

Operator

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Drew FitzGerald

Hi, guys. Two questions.

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John Legere

part place? choice understood had I've handle Like to I'm words everybody, question sure the Do want for question. pretty the sure. I on you. first XXX% any of in you the sure agreements not including I'm

Mike Sievert

just I you muted, part first you Drew. can was Can try – more that one time?

Drew FitzGerald

Sure. with any plaintiffs, to Democratic ongoing? litigation's you state close state the have close the in place and either the not agreements Sprint while or Do AGs,

Mike Sievert

ongoing. is I Right. see. to intention not close the No, No. our is while litigation

judge. the So, how agreements a another set agreed, around week will it we'll and proceed. proceed made will of proceeding There's where the meeting be plaintiffs with when we've next trial with

So that an we no, while don't to intention process unfolding. close pending. it's But have is

John Legere

certainly of involved. we with Drew, states have And the had many conversations

to that the I many, will attorney going of suit out. were important take, generals came if filed certainly the people very their concerns DOJ that all, think knowledge by which it's the to the actions happened understand for not the before of solve

information them, is very pertinent working them. today's we'll So, very closely with be and to input

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process, So, a but thorough. very long

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Mike Sievert

And we've the were not recent seen history, agencies the the John's examples, where, expert has in a closed, at have to the in anywhere now deal where not ultimately agencies weighed have way point, federal there level. objections even state if

So, the support for now that have federal deal. we is a major this milestone fact major,

John Legere

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Drew FitzGerald

question. more one And Okay.

merger you at potential though this Just that in between to you and How DISH, did at conversation a partnership. went least proceeding point some guys exploring from go? opponents

John Legere

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Drew FitzGerald

Okay.

John Legere

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Mike Sievert

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Neville Ray

answer Yes. I is quick easy that the and Yes, mean, on one.

in network and DISH the access have XG that the ground, that's just but will other MVNOs the obviously So, coming great superfast. LTE have not great network we to

will DISH XG capabilities. to yes, full So, access have

Mike Sievert

Piecyk Well, the second reference to to to Does On spectrum about also leasing DISH. also DISH others? to asked, in is you'll FCC T-Mobile there's XXX-megahertz if to spectrum possibly the okay the the release mean from T-Mobile leases this have talk part, DISH that.

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out spectrum our to John as already million handsets XXX-megahertz million than reported Meanwhile, XXX POPs already. we that's on rolled XX today, have been more

availability. nationwide a it's So,

that Sprint from them maybe have over a few network transition for time, from would And T-Mobile. interest leasing that in years, so, of period help a some we our obviously to do accelerate

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John Legere

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Neville Ray

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Simon Flannery

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Braxton Carter

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Simon Flannery

Thank you.

Operator

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Michael Rollins

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John Legere

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Braxton Carter

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Michael Rollins

Thanks.

Operator

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Sheila Dang

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Nils Paellmann

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Operator

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Philip Cusick

thanks. guys, Hi

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Matt Staneff

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Philip Cusick

Thanks, guys.

John Legere

Operator?

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Jonathan Chaplin

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Braxton Carter

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John Legere

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Jonathan Chaplin

you. Thank

John Legere

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Operator

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Craig Moffett

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Nils Paellmann

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Operator

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Ric Prentiss

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Mike Sievert

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Ric Prentiss

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John Legere

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Braxton Carter

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John Legere

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John Legere

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Ric Prentiss

guys. Thanks Makes sense.

John Legere

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Ric Prentiss

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Nils Paellmann

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Colby Synesael

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John Legere

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Neville Ray

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Colby Synesael

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John Legere

you. Thank

take one last question. Let's

Operator

Thank you.

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Braxton Carter

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John Legere

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Braxton Carter

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Ana Goshko

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Braxton Carter

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Ana Goshko

Okay, and good thank luck. well, you

John Legere

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Nils Paellmann

Operator?

Operator

gentlemen, the earnings US T-Mobile XXXX Thank you. Ladies and this call. second quarter concludes

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