BrightPoint Americas Renews Comprehensive Forward and Reverse Logistic Services Agreements

BrightPoint Americas Continues to Provide Full Range of Device Lifecycle Services


INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brightpoint, Inc. ("BrightPoint") (Nasdaq:CELL), a global leader in providing device lifecycle services to the wireless and high-tech industries, announced today that its operating unit BrightPoint Americas has renewed forward and reverse logistic services agreements with T-Mobile USA, Inc. ("T-Mobile USA"), a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, AG.

BrightPoint Americas will continue to support T-Mobile USA in bringing its customers the latest in wireless devices. Under the terms of the multi-year renewals, BrightPoint Americas will continue to deliver its device lifecycle services capabilities, and best-in-class manufacturer-certified repair service, to T-Mobile USA distribution channels.

"BrightPoint Americas' innovative solutions assist us in our commitment to deliver greater value, flexibility, and service for our customers," states Flavio Rossi, Senior Vice President Procurement and Supply Chain, T-Mobile USA.

Adds J. Mark Howell, BrightPoint's President Americas: "We are pleased to extend our existing relationship with T-Mobile USA. BrightPoint's fully integrated device lifecycle services - Plan, Market, Customize, Move and Recover - will support T-Mobile USA as it continues to simplify the device lifecycle."

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About Brightpoint, Inc.

Brightpoint, Inc. (Nasdaq:CELL) is a global leader in providing device lifecycle services to the wireless and high-tech industries. In 2011, BrightPoint handled more than 112 million wireless devices globally. BrightPoint's 5 key service areas – Plan, Market, Customize, Move, Recover, offer over 110 innovative services, such as distribution channel management, procurement, inventory management, reverse logistics and repair services, software loading, kitting and customized packaging, fulfillment, product customization, eBusiness solutions, and other outsourced services that integrate seamlessly with its customers' IT systems and operations.

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