BRIEF-DT sees Metropcs deal helping create self-funding U.S. platform

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom AG :

* CEO says Metropcs to help on path to creating self-funding U.S. platform

* T-Mobile USA CEO says sees minimal customer losses from network migration,

sees finishing migration by end 2015

* T-Mobile USA CEO says to have phones available for Metropcs customers moving

to t-Mobile USA's network by the day the deal closes

* T-Mobile USA CEO declines to comment on whether the company will work with

Apple Inc to sell iphone

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