Jefe de Policía de Chicago: El servicio móvil es "crucial" para los miembros de servicios de emergencia

12 de noviembre de 2019

In life-and-death situations, first-responders are more reliant on their mobile devices and networks than ever before. T-Mobile makes a mobility pledge to first responders: the New T-Mobile Connecting Heroes Initiative.

“First responders use mobile devices every day for mission-critical functions.”


In life-and-death situations, first-responders are more reliant on their mobile devices and networks than ever before.

“Mobile devices and network services provide critical situational awareness and interactive communications capabilities to first responders,” says Jonathan H. Lewin, Chief of the Chicago Police Department’s Bureau of Technical Services, who’s combined technology with policework to see a 21% reduction in violent crime citywide over the last decade.

"Recently, we equipped 1,200 detectives with mobile solutions that allow them to access department information databases, capture digital video and audio evidence including victim and witness interviews directly from the field, receive citizen crime tips and interact with advanced Area Technology Centers (ATCs) which perform advanced technical investigative support," he says. "Today, every district patrol team (or pair of officers) is equipped with at least one smart phone in twenty out of twenty-two police districts. In one district, we are piloting individual assignment of smartphones to all working officers to provide an added benefit of connectivity to Body Worn Cameras (BWCs), enabling these officers to view and categorize their own captured video directly from the field. The Chicago Police Department is placing a big emphasis on expanding our mobility program for first responders."

As is T-Mobile, with a mobility pledge of its own to first responders: the New T-Mobile Connecting Heroes Initiative.

T-Mobile announced that with the combined assets of an approved and completed merger with Sprint that will create the New T-Mobile, the future company will make a 10-year, $7.7 billion commitment to provide free unlimited talk, text and smartphone data for public and non-profit state and local law enforcement, fire and EMS (emergency medical services) agencies. Participating agencies will always be among the highest priority of any plan on the New T-Mobile's network, the company said, no matter how much data they use.

The billions in savings from this commitment will also allow these agencies to put money back in their budgets for extra pay, purchasing additional life-saving tools and equipping more first responders with connected mobile devices — something Chief Lewin says is a big part of his evolving strategy.

"The Chicago Police Department provides a range of advanced tools to our officers on the street to improve their ability to keep themselves and the public safe," he says. "These include direct two-way communications with our advanced Strategic Decision Support Centers (SDSCs), high-tech nerve centers that provide 24-hour analysis of emerging crime conditions, officer safety alerts, connectivity to gunshot detection sensors and cameras, access to place-based crime prediction mapping to inform deployment tactics and connectivity to Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and field inquiry functions."

Just imagine the possibilities the Connecting Heroes Initiative could bring to the Chicago Police Department and first responder agencies everywhere. T-Mobile can make this commitment if the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger close. Additional information can be found at

Any public state, county or city law enforcement, fire or EMS agency can learn more and sign up for the Connecting Heroes Initiative wait list at


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Información adicional importante
En relación con la transacción propuesta, T-Mobile US, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) presentó una declaración de inscripción en el formulario S-4 (expediente n.° 333-226435), declarada en plena vigencia por la Comisión de Valores y Bolsa de los Estados Unidos (“SEC”) el 29 de octubre de 2018, que contiene una declaración de solicitud de consentimiento conjunto de T-Mobile y Sprint Corporation (“Sprint”), y que además constituye un prospecto de T-Mobile (la “declaración de solicitud de consentimiento conjunto/prospecto”). Cada una de las partes presentará otros documentos relacionados con la transacción propuesta ante la SEC. SE EXHORTA A LOS INVERSIONISTAS Y TITULARES DE VALORES A LEER LA DECLARACIÓN DE SOLICITUD DE CONSENTIMIENTO CONJUNTO/PROSPECTO Y DEMÁS DOCUMENTACIÓN PERTINENTE PRESENTADA ANTE LA SEC CUANDO ESTÉ DISPONIBLE, YA QUE CONTENDRÁ INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE. The documents filed by T-Mobile may be obtained free of charge at T-Mobile’s website, at, or at the SEC’s website, at, or from T-Mobile by requesting them by mail at T-Mobile US, Inc., Investor Relations, 1 Park Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10016, or by telephone at 212-358-3210. The documents filed by Sprint may be obtained free of charge at Sprint’s website, at, or at the SEC’s website, at, or from Sprint by requesting them by mail at Sprint Corporation, Shareholder Relations, 6200 Sprint Parkway, Mailstop KSOPHF0302-3B679, Overland Park, Kansas 66251, or by telephone at 913-794-1091. 

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Esta comunicación no constituye una oferta para vender ni una propuesta comercial de una oferta de compra de valores, ni habrá venta de valores en ninguna jurisdicción en la que dicha oferta, propuesta comercial o venta se considere ilegal con anterioridad a la inscripción o calificación, conforme a la legislación sobre valores vigente en dicha jurisdicción. No se podrán ofrecer valores, excepto por medio de un prospecto que cumpla con los requisitos de la sección 10 de la Ley de Valores de EE.UU. de 1933, y sus posteriores enmiendas.

Advertencia en relación con las declaraciones a futuro
Esta comunicación contiene ciertas declaraciones a futuro con respecto a T-Mobile, Sprint y la transacción propuesta entre T-Mobile y Sprint. Todas las declaraciones que no sean declaraciones de hecho, incluida la información sobre resultados futuros, son declaraciones a futuro. Estas declaraciones a futuro generalmente se identifican mediante las palabras “anticipar”, “creer”, “estimar”, “suponer”, “pretender”, “puede”, “podría” o expresiones similares. Dichas declaraciones a futuro incluyen, entre otras, declaraciones sobre los beneficios de la transacción propuesta, incluidos futuros resultados financieros y operativos previstos, sinergias, tasas de aumento y crecimiento, los planes, objetivos, expectativas e intenciones de T-Mobile, de Sprint y de la compañía combinada, y el plazo previsto para completar la transacción propuesta. Existen varios factores que podrían ocasionar que los planes y resultados reales difieran de manera sustancial de los expresados o implícitos en las declaraciones a futuro. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the failure to obtain, or delays in obtaining, required regulatory approvals, and the risk that such approvals may result in the imposition of conditions that could adversely affect the combined company or the expected benefits of the proposed transaction, or the failure to satisfy any of the other conditions to the proposed transaction on a timely basis or at all; the occurrence of events that may give rise to a right of one or both of the parties to terminate the business combination agreement; adverse effects on the market price of T-Mobile’s or Sprint’s common stock and on T-Mobile’s or Sprint’s operating results because of a failure to complete the proposed transaction in the anticipated timeframe or at all; inability to obtain the financing contemplated to be obtained in connection with the proposed transaction on the expected terms or timing or at all; the ability of T-Mobile, Sprint and the combined company to make payments on debt or to repay existing or future indebtedness when due or to comply with the covenants contained therein; adverse changes in the ratings of T-Mobile’s or Sprint’s debt securities or adverse conditions in the credit markets; negative effects of the announcement, pendency or consummation of the transaction on the market price of T-Mobile’s or Sprint’s common stock and on T-Mobile’s or Sprint’s operating results, including as a result of changes in key customer, supplier, employee or other business relationships; significant transaction costs, including financing costs, and unknown liabilities; failure to realize the expected benefits and synergies of the proposed transaction in the expected timeframes or at all; costs or difficulties related to the integration of Sprint’s network and operations into T-Mobile; the risk of litigation or regulatory actions, including the antitrust litigation brought by the attorneys general of certain states and the District of Columbia; the inability of T-Mobile, Sprint or the combined company to retain and hire key personnel; the risk that certain contractual restrictions contained in the business combination agreement during the pendency of the proposed transaction could adversely affect T-Mobile’s or Sprint’s ability to pursue business opportunities or strategic transactions; effects of changes in the regulatory environment in which T-Mobile and Sprint operate; changes in global, political, economic, business, competitive and market conditions; changes in tax and other laws and regulations; and other risks and uncertainties detailed in the Form S-4, as well as in T-Mobile’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018 and in its subsequent reports on Form 10-Q, including in the sections thereof captioned “Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements,” as well as in its subsequent reports on Form 8-K, all of which are filed with the SEC and available at and Las declaraciones a futuro se basan en expectativas y suposiciones actuales, que están sujetas a riesgos e incertidumbres que pueden ocasionar que los resultados reales sean sustancialmente diferentes de los expresados o implícitos en dichas declaraciones a futuro. En virtud de estos riesgos e incertidumbres, se exhorta a los lectores de esta comunicación a no basarse indebidamente en dichas declaraciones a futuro. T-Mobile no asume ningún tipo de obligación de actualizar o modificar la información contenida en esta comunicación (ya sea como resultado de la nueva información, acontecimientos futuros o algún otro factor), a menos que así lo exija la legislación vigente.