T-Mobile may have overtaken Sprint as #3 carrier after all

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During today’s call, John Legere made a claim which – I’m sure – will excite many T-Mobile fans. When asked when T-Mobile would catch Sprint and become the 3rd biggest carrier in the States, he stated – thanks to a technicality – that they already have.

As you know, when the two carriers reported their preliminary results last month, it seemed Sprint had more subscribers. T-Mobile had 55 million, and Sprint was close to 56 million.

The technicality is how carriers report inactive MVNO users who aren’t contributing any revenue. In other words: Dead accounts. Most carriers normally stop counting these inactive users once their period of inactiveness reaches between 60 to 90 days (depending on which carrier). Sprint’s policy is to stop counting them once they reach 6 months. And according to Legere’s claims, Sprint has 1.7 million customers who should technically class as inactive and not contributing revenue.

In other words, technically, T-Mobile has 55 million active subscribers and Sprint has under 55 million.

It’s not a big gap, but with the momentum T-Mo has, the official numbers should match these technicalities by the time this quarter’s earnings report is published.

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  • WOW! Oh boyeee! YASSSS!

  • Joe

    It’s good news but still being #3 or #4 does not matter that much.

    • Mike

      #3 is a big step and shows progress for T-Mobile and shows Sprint needs to work on being a better carrier.

      • Joe

        Yes it doe’s show progress but not as much progresses as a more reliable network using low band. And yes I know more customers more revenue, more revenue better network, better network more customers. I’m really happy to see them grow and hope that both t-mobile and sprint can change the wireless industry.

        • SEBA

          I suggest to do some testing…. It’s not official yet, but I keep seeing band 12 all over Philadelphia and surrounding areas every day. Even though we have wideband LTE network keeps on switching between band 4 and band 12.

        • Joe

          That’s good to hear.

        • Jay J. Blanco

          T-mobile will be testing 700mhz in LA soon. The station just relocated so t-mobile is clear to launch

        • Eric

          Good to know that Philly is getting Band 12… I just need a new phone. :-)

  • YABD

    I see a brilliant future for tmobile.

  • Aaron Davis

    “Sprint’s policy is to stop counting them once they reach 6 months.”

    How can you count someone who is no longer paying their bill (and hasn’t have service for months) as a “customer”

    It sounds like sprint is lying about the size of it’s customer base.

    • KingCobra

      It’s a nice way to mask the losses over there.

    • archerian

      There is a possibility that the MVNO doesn’t discount the user as an active subscriber if he has a 6 month or 1 year pay as you use plan which doesnt get recharged every month. Several people keep phones for emergency use with a 1 year top up card.

  • SMH

    Does it matter whose in 3rd or 4th place? Does 3rd place get a bronze medal?

    Cam may have just authored his worst piece here at TMoNews!

    So if there is any teeter toting whose in 3rd or 4th can we expect an article each time?

    • Chris

      Uhm, Legere is the one that claimed 3rd place, not Cam. Cam is reporting a T-mobile News. And if you hadn’t realize, you are in a TmoNews website.

      • 9to5Slavery

        And this is the internet, it is open to opinions no matter what target audience it is.

        • notyourbusiness

          And people you don’t necessarily agree with have the right to respond in kind to those you do agree with. Get over yourself.

        • notyourbusiness LOL

          What a post! So much information, it just amazing how much intelligence you give us to see!

          Perfext example of your typical post here ;p

        • notyourbusiness

          F*** off, 9to5Slavery and please do yourself a favor and get a life! If you’re going to pretend to be me at least have the decency to know how to spell. Loser. Stay in school!

        • notyourbusiness 2.67

          It wasn’t 9t05slavery….ROFL

          Keep proving my point and detail to note no removal of post even though all this guy has did was attack without and relation to topic at hand…

          Another key point is within the comments you have already been told who I am LOL

        • Matt

          Even if the opinions are so out in left field …. You know what they say, a lie that gets repeated often enough takes on a truth of its own. In this case, I neither no nor care what place T-Mobile is in. I’m a happy T-Mobile customer and am rooting for their success. T-Mobile’s success is good for every consumer.

        • Supra

          I agree but the TMo fanboys are more prevalent here and imo worse….
          What’s sad is that most TMo Fannies here are pretending to be random people when in actuality they are employee’s of TMobile…

        • 9to5Slavery

          Why don’t you just instead post “go tmobile” on another post. No shit tmobiles success is good for consumers.

        • archerian

          T-Mobile’s success is good for every ‘consumer’- did you mean T-mobile shareholder?

        • jacky

          t mobile shareholder is happy, havent you seen the live stream shareholder meeting? sprint is shity always will be slow as my grandma network.

        • Matt

          Nope, T-Mobile’s success is driving prices down so it’s good for every consumer.

      • SMH

        Cam is reporting JL’s speculation agreed but that doesn’t make it newsworthy or true….

        JL is Tmo’s biggest fanboy because as soon as the sale is complete a nice paycheck is coming his way…… I dont blame JL, I like money too!

        • me

          It’s obviously news worthy considering the amount of times you have replied back in this thread talking about it…

        • thepanttherlady

          Fun fact: This isn’t the only guest name this person is commenting under. :)

        • Poster name

          Fun fact I’ve already disclosed that….
          Fun fact if the comments were actually moderated fairly, I’d actually use 1 name LOL
          Fun fact half the people here posting are employed by TMobile and act as if they are customers

          Any more facts?

        • thepanttherlady

          “Fun fact if the comments were actually moderated fairly, I’d actually use 1 name LOL” Moderated fairly? Unless you’re posting disgusting, vile comments, outright bashing another poster or posting spam the comments remain.
          “Fun fact half the people here posting are employed by TMobile and act as if they are customers” Source? Proof? I’m not saying there aren’t such posters or there are. I don’t have proof either way to make such a claim.

        • Touche

          Theres atleast five posts here that should be deleted per your criteria

          If i posted F&*# Tmobile or anti Tmobile post in the same manner that the fannies posts in reply to comments it gets deleted, the fannies comments remain and if anything reinforces them to repost

          I’ve had posts where i was called an f’in idiot and the comment stayed yet my post was deleted
          Plenty of repeat offenders that get no moderation here

          Proof in the pudding, All you have yo do is read replies and see the desperation in defending a company when stuff goes wrong for TMobile…

          Since the news has been bland, my visits here have been in downtime to laugh and reply to outrageous or ignorant statements nowadays

        • jacky

          so leave sprint? nobody wants sprint users here.
          are you butt hurt?
          maybe there is a sprint fan website you can go to if there is any?

        • Jerky

          i like it here…. rabid fanboys are fun to watch when there brains explode….

          Why can’t you find a lawyer to take your sprint ripoff case? money illiteracy?

        • SMH

          Having more quantity of posts is not a good indicator if item is newsworthy!

          I’d say it’s the popular topic of the day but that’s due to how much ignorance has been posted and that the news item is speculation at best without much meaning if true….

        • jacky

          so why are you on t mobile website? go to sprint fan website if there is any? lol

        • jacky’&

          I’m currently with TMobile. Why aren’t you on a dedicated site to rant about sprint ?

    • notyourbusiness

      Crybaby much, Sprint fan?

      • 9to5Slavery

        Get a life loser. I have T-mobile and I don’t act like ass like you.

        • Mike

          You must have woke up on the wrong side of the street. Im sure in real life you wouldnt have the stones to talk to people like that!

        • 9to5Slavery

          Some people are so sensitive they don’t know what it’s out there. Maybe you don’t know because you need to get outside of your little cubicle, your warehouse job, or retailers. The world isn’t all in your perfect loving view man.

        • notyourbusiness

          LMFAO… Touchy, aren’t we? Whatever floats your boat, Sprint fan. Good try in making me think you have T-Mobile or that I’m the one acting like an ass.

        • Yawn

          I have TMobile and I am the harshest critic here….
          My post actually have content and we are still waiting for you to provide such…
          Your post history shows that your worse than troll and should be named Internet thug of the year..

        • notyourbusiness

          LOL… My post history? My account is private, you dope.

        • Yawn

          I’ve personally read your posts!

          Make it public if I’m wrong?

          You add nothing but insults and ignorance here

        • notyourbusiness

          Your ignorance is shining through. Keep on spewing it if it helps you to sleep at night though, too-scared-to-create-an-account-so-he-has-to-sign-on-as-a-guest.

        • Random Guest

          Ahh cant prove us wrong…. But we have already read your posts here and that isn’t stopped by having a private account… :)

          Anonymity is probably best freedom in US nowadays ;p

        • notyourbusiness

          Random guests really ought to die.

        • Random Guest Victim

          Such a great response!
          What should happen is if person just attacks people especially without any content, they should be banned ;p

        • 9to5Slavery

          You can think what you want. You still represent tmobile for us and you act like ass.

        • notyourbusiness

          My innocent reply to the Sprint person who’s here for no reason other than bashing T-Mobile constitutes being an ass to you? Again, whatever floats your boat. Just remember that it’s not me but you who is going around calling people “an ass.”

    • thepanttherlady

      3rd or 4th would be an indication on whether T-Mobile is losing or gaining customer’s. As a T-Mobile subscriber myself, I’m interested in knowing.

      • 9to5Slavery

        What counts is #2 or #1. No one cares for 3rd or 4th

        • thepanttherlady

          In your opinion.

        • 9to5Slavery

          “3rd or 4th would be an indication on whether T-Mobile is losing or gaining customer’s. As a T-Mobile subscriber myself, I’m interested in knowing.”

          Is also an opinion. Then why share?

        • thepanttherlady

          If T-Mobile is in the #3 or #4 position as a result of gaining or losing customers that would be based on fact, not opinion.

          You also stated “no one cares”. I do. Another fact.

        • Mike

          Well said.

        • 9to5Slavery

          Get whipped

        • Jose

          Right but it could also come down to one carrier losing less subs than the other carrier’s sub losses….
          Which either way would be bad for both companies and would be a false indicator…

        • 9to5Slavery

          Fact or not Then why did you post? You make a bad lawyer, you can’t even have a proper conversation instead of assuming in another area where you got offended.
          Should stay away from non male convos.

        • thepanttherlady

          I’m a lawyer? Well hot damn! Time to ask for a raise. :)

          Unlike you, I haven’t been offended once today. Not in real life and not here. I can tell by your posts though that you really need a hug. So I’m sending you a virtual one. I hope your day gets better because you seem awfully wound up over this.

          *huggz*

        • 9to5Slavery

          If only you were, anyway you’re not competent enough. I’ll gladly decline your hug. You can tell by my post? Well I guess you should stop stalking me if you are. Crazy woman you are. I like ya!

        • thepanttherlady

          Stalker? No. You replied to me first not the other way around. ;)

          Crazy? I’ll accept that. =D

        • notyourbusiness

          LMAO, oh, you’re rich. You have the gall to call people asses up here, yet you’re not only into bashing people but you’re a sexist pig as well. Congratulations, you’ve just proven that all you do is project your own shortcomings on others!

        • 9to5Slavery

          I said that just for clowns like you to respond.

        • notyourbusiness

          Yes, because I’m the clown with literally no life as to bash multiple people posting their two cents on this article. Perhaps you should get out more? Get a social life, maybe a date so you won’t be so bitter and hateful? Just a helpful suggestion. :)

        • Jason

          Check your post history! Your just as bad!

        • notyourbusiness

          *you’re

        • notyourbusiness

          And yeah, big surprise… Another one who doesn’t even have an account. I guess you’re a Sprint mark if you’re defending the likes of him. Swell.

        • 9to5Slavery

          quite a bit of assumptions reflecting yourself eh?

        • notyourbusiness

          Yawn. You’re so mind numbingly boring. Get out more, it’ll do you a world of good and that’s a promise! Have fun projecting because that’s all you’re good at. Bye bye now!

        • 9to5Slavery

          Where is the second paragraph scumbag

        • jacky

          lol your butthurt.

        • jacky

          calm down.

        • KingCobra

          It does when you were in a distant 4th just 2 years ago. It’s a major sign of progress (and a sign of failure of the former #3).

      • SMH

        Just to point out either company could lose subs and still recapture third.
        So it could also be a false indicator….

        Right now TMo is gaining and things are good but this article isn’t confirmed and possibly false….

        John L could be wrong and has been wrong… Good articles use facts for the artice to have credibility and meaning….
        It just not a good idea to speculate on someone else’s speculation….

        It’s a positive sign but like I’ve stated all along previously 3rd place means nothing especially in the US market…
        DT wouldn’t have TMo on the market if things were all rosy….

      • archerian

        3rd or 4th isn’t a clear indicator of net churn, especially when there are two larger companies to draw customers from.

    • Cam Bunton

      I think it matters, considering T-Mobile went from having 33 million customers to 55 million in the space of 2 years, including the MetroPCS merger. It’s a pretty incredible story.

      • SMH

        I agree it’s a great rise but your article is not confirmed and hinges on the word “may”

        IIt would be a great article if it was confirmed.

        Also without an actual comfortable distance of sub numbers, this could be a repetitive article being presented which would be a waste imo

  • Jay J. Blanco

    Sprint is the worst for this.

  • taron19119

    What do u dial on a samsung galaxy note 4 to get the service mode to see what bands you’re using

    • Jay J. Blanco

      *#0011#

  • MC Mickey Lee

    All the Sprint trolls are dying right now, rolling around on the floor foaming at the mouth, some of them have enough balls left to claim #3 is not important. Next up? Little blue trolls flooding Tmo news, because Sprint is meaningless now.

    • calvin200

      Sprint troll here. I’m not surprised, and I’m not hating. Way to go TMobile. The customers will eventually follow the ratings. Sprint’s improvement has been PAINFUL. Enjoy.

    • RoFl

      I’m a tmo customer laughing my butt off on how much a victory the fanboys are celebrating for TMo to get into to third place RoFl

    • Richard Roma

      Being distant 3rd and 4th place is nothing to write home about. The other two carriers have over double the subscriber base and users with a higher $ spend. Not to mention, actual nationwide networks that are probably 5 to 10 times in size of T-Mobile’s native urban (non-roaming) network.

  • TK – Indy

    It depends on what the definition of “is” is. ROTFL This article is BS, just like the BS comment that spawned it. Saving face at all costs. “See, I was right if you look at it the way I want you to.”

    • Mike

      Like John Legere said about Sprint “Stick a fork in them”. They are playing defense and damage control now. lol

    • jay_max

      I think the bigger question is the whether Sprint is truly reporting 1.7 million inactive lines as subscribers. If true, that seems very shady.

  • stluser

    if Legere is successful at painting sprint as a sinking ship, that would give him an opportunity to steal customers. My coworker has not been happy with his slow sprint data service, but he just renewed his family’s sprint plan for 2yrs because he got 2 galaxy s5 phones for free

    • JBLmobileG1

      What is the point of getting a nice phone when you don’t have a good and fast network to use it on? It’s like getting a really nice car but you don’t have any gas for it… or if you do it’s very little and you can only go so far with it.

      • calvin200

        Or a car you can’t drive out of the city above 10 mph

    • Mike

      They are not free. He is paying for them in another way. Nothing in life is free. Most people already know that.

  • jacky

    T MOBILE ROCKS THEY ARE # 1. YES i as a t mobile customer contiunes to leach sprint customers to t mobile from sprint facebook page. :)

    last month i referred 23 familes from sprint face book and got them on simple choice plans, this month 8 so far, but i continue to leech sprint postpaid customers to t mobile simple choice plans throughout 2015. I want t mobile to win the wireless wars.

  • jacky

    help pissed off slow 4g lte sprint customers to t mobile.
    #sprintlikehell.
    im proud to say i think i helped t mobile win the wireless war, been referring almost 300 sprint familes to t mobile simple choice plans since october 2014 and data stash myself.
    convert those pissed off sprint customers to t mobile from sprint’s own facebook page. haha.

  • jacky

    come on guys 2 million more for q1 2015. lets gooooo t mobile loyalist. leech sprint customers to t mobile.

    • TK – Indy

      They make meds for people like you to help with your problem. You should look in to them.

      • jacky

        your jealous of t mobile. lol

    • calvin200

      Ditto TK……………… Jacky, you’re taking this too far. WOW
      PS. That’s how you spell– “You’re” as in “you are”.

  • TK – Indy

    Legere has already seen his January numbers and knows the gap is starting to widen again. He has to claim victory now, lest he never have it.

    • jacky

      also sprint facebook page has 100% complaints of bad services, its easy to referal them to t mobile and it works im still doing it.

      • TK – Indy

        Look at T-mobile’s, it is just as bad.

        • Mr Paul

          Or T-Mobile’s support forums, good lord.

          The number of outages, slowed data, dropped calls or delayed SMS/MMS, signal problems, Wi-Fi calling problems, no service or LTE or even HSPA+ not being where it should be is insane.

          Also, there’s numerous accounts of people being right under LTE towers and getting EDGE-like H+ speeds and NO LTE.

        • None

          Can this Clown every shut up. Also bring this negative ora. What’s the point dude?

        • Mr Paul

          Reality sucks. I suggest you treat yourself to some cozy Nick Jr. and My Little Pony to help ease the pain of the real world.

        • gmo8492

          So that’s what you watch besides doing nothing else during weekdays. Good to know.

        • None

          Lol…Paul should check out other carrier forums :)

        • Mr Paul

          For your own sake, you should try harder. That juvenile “I know you are but what am I”-type crap isn’t funny past Middle School.

        • the truth

          as you do the same thing. classy

        • KingCobra

          It’s pretty much like that on every carrier forum. Even Verizon. People don’t make very many posts on support forums to rave about awesome service.

    • jacky

      dont believe me? look at sprint facebook page.

    • jacky

      thanks to sprint screwing over their loyal old customers from half off bill promotion,
      i got those people to t mobile too hahah. THANKS sprint!

      • IceMan

        My grandfathered plan on Sprint has me @ $45/month per line (unlimited everything) WITH device subsidy. I’m sorry, but I doubt new customers can get that pricing, unless dumping hundreds to pay off their phones separately.

        I’m hanging onto Sprint because they’re only going to improve and I’m already satisfied with my service with them now.

        • Fabian Cortez

          And you are one person. You are using the carrier that works for you.

    • KingCobra

      Yeah right. The gap is just widening further with Sprint falling further into 4th. Even their own CEO admitted they will continue to have losses for more quarters until they turn things around.

  • kgraham182

    Now that Deutsche Telekom is number 3 in the US, does Johnny still consider them a “small” company that can’t compete with the bigs? Do he still want federal handouts? Will Johnny out bid the smaller companies in this special auction like the big bullies do him? Dish can compete against the big bullies, why can’t Johnny? How many wireless customer does Dish have again? Is Dish cconsider a small carrier and should they have access to this special auction, Johnny is crying for?

    • MMA Prints

      Johnny is making Sprint lovers cry. Johnny Johnny Johnny!

      • jacky

        Sprint fans left the building a long time ago hahaha.

  • Chad

    Where is Mr. Paul? I’m sure he’d love this news!

    • Mike

      Too funny. I was thinking the same. On the other hand, he is right with some of the stuff he posts.

  • Luis Torres

    they have meeting next month in Germany where Legere will be attending, then we can see if DT still cares for their US asset.

  • J-Hop2o6

    Hahahaha Sprint is a joke.

    • calvin200

      Jokes, on you. You didn’t get the punchline yet.

      • MMA Prints

        Yes, on him. The, joke, is, on, him.

        • J-Hop2o6

          L,O,L,!

    • IceMan

      You were quick to stay quiet when RootMetrics posted their data. I’ll stay on the network that keeps me connected, thank you.

      • J-Hop2o6

        Tmo in Metros>>>Sprint anywhere

        I have ppl I know who use Sprint. Its such a joke in cities compared to the others, its just sad. In would expect in cities it would compete. Nope.

  • MMA Prints

    There are a lot of Sprint fanboys/crybabies on tmonews.com.

  • Mirad77

    Way to go Tmo.

  • Mr Paul

    Everyone knows this was going to be the case. Because with all the postpaid losses Sprint had last year before the new CEO came and started keeping Sprint on track; even if they did a 180, they’d still need another quarter or two to get back in the game. I highly doubt any of you Legere fans thought T-Mobile was going to have instant momentum in just 6-9 months from his taking over. Give me a break.

    So now that T-Mobile’s network is a number 4, we’re still going to try to find a new way to call T-Mobile number 3, because they might have a few extra customers. T-Mobile had a lot of momentum last year. Of course with all the city-dwellers switching it is going to give them the opportunity to surpass Sprint in terms of subs, whose momentum is barely even starting.

    We also forget churn. I was one of those people who helped make “T-Mobile history” in August without knowing it, yet two months later I was gone with the wind, and I saw at least 3-4 other people personally get pissed and leave before and after me as well.

    Let’s call it what it is. So if T-Mobile is 4 in network and 3 in customers, and Sprint is 3 is network and 4 in customers, guess what? Tie.

    When or if they adjust their strategy to build both at the rate of Sprint, and they improve in all markets they’ve been beat and are slowing down in on RootMetrics, (especially the suburbs and commuter towns Sprint is coming to that T-Mobile isn’t even touching) then we’ll talk about T-Mobile being a worthy number 3.

    For now, T-Mobile is still number 4, get over it. Sprint is still on the fence between keeping it’s number 3 spot, or getting booted temporarily to number 4 if T-Mobile does perform a miracle.

    • Christian

      And here he is :D .

      Makes my day when I see him post :) (free entertainment)

      By the way- such a crap.

      You only see it in today’s view, not within past year what has happen tmobile to even get here.

      We are on here are very happy that always something is happening.

      I bet your life stopped a while ago and not moving, so your stuck just putting tmobile down.

      But hey we all like you it’s fun to read your posts.

      • IceMan

        Everything MrPaul said is correct. You can deny his claims, but without proof or a source to backup your claims, you lack credibility.

        I posted this a few threads back but Legere had two solid quarters of subscriber losses before he started gaining customers again. Sprint appears to be making a comeback (the evidence is there. Pricing, network quality, etc.) and they’re in a far better position than T-Mobile is because they have a parent company that’s willing to invest in them and their spectrum holdings are a lot better than T-Mobiles.

        You can continue to personally attack people but like MrPaul, I prefer good debates and conversing with intelligence.

        • christian

          IceMan,

          I’m not in debates or any evidences and I don’t care about whatever you both with sprint avatar logo’s say.

          All I care about is that there’s an improvement in tmobile that is happening all the time.

          Do you and Paul think I really care about “intelligent ways” – well, NO!

          Attacking people?
          Just lol. I don’t even want to waste my time to explain this. We average people only care about numbers. We don’t go into in depth like you do.

          Tmobile is owned by a company in Deutsche Telekom, what.. Is it a small company and wouldn’t back up tmobile.

        • Christian

          I’m not a tmo crazy fan boy but I like to defend a bit just for fun. Won’t make any problem for me to switch to atat or Verizon any time I want. But I am satisfied with tmobile so far.

        • IceMan

          If you don’t like to contribute to discussion then just stay out of it. The average person doesn’t go around shunning people that doesn’t share the same opinion.

        • Fabian Cortez

          IceMan is confused, just like the rest of his crew.

          I’ve debunked this myth before and I’ll do it again.

          When Legere showed up, it was business as usual and nothing changed. Legere’s signature move was un-carrier 1.0 and securing the iPhone. Both of these things occurred after Q4 2012 and Q1 2013 (both quarters of subscriber loss). Q2 2013, after the initiatives were released, was when T-Mobile returned to growth.

          Also, I might add, while T-Mobile was losing subscribers, they were still very profitable.

          On the other hand, Claure’s initiatives are failing/working. Record number (highest additions in the past three years) of people are joining Sprint, but they’re not staying.

        • Mr Paul

          How cute you call completely different, unassociated people a “crew”. Yet, when you and other T-Sheep band together- it’s not attacking, it’s not a crew, right? It’s just justified in your head.

          Now here’s a few questions: What good do you see in Legere, Ray and team? Do you actually see T-Mobile not getting sold off in the future or ever being more than a city-carrier? Do you actually think T-Mobile is going to ever cover a fraction of what AT&T and Verizon do (not including boonies/”middle of nowhere” rural)? Do you honestly think people who don’t use T-Mobile are inferior to you?

        • jacky

          Shouldnt you go troll sprint news page and not on t mobile page.

        • Didlly Do

          Aren’t you gonna post another anti sprint rant on TMoNews? We are all waiting ;/

        • UMA_Fan

          What?? Sprint and T-Mobile US are run independently of their parents.

          SoftBank is NOT pouring money into Sprints operations

          Sprints spectrum is crap. To make effective use of the 2.5ghz spectrum they need many many more towers and Sprint has no plan to ever have that band be truly nationwide. Also Sprint is the odd duck out with that band. Devices cost more for Sprint since that band isn’t used anywhere else in the US.

          Tmobiles network on the other hand was built for higher band spectrum to begin with.

        • Nick

          Says the person with the sprint logo as their profile pic

        • IceMan

          Lol. That’s your argument? My profile picture? The T-Mobile fanboy-ism is very strong here.

          You can ignore and neglect the facts but they still stand.

        • Nick

          Well this is a T-Mobile fanboy website, not a sprint fanboy website. I think you’re lost

        • IceMan

          Fanboys defy logic and offer nothing but biased opinions. If you can’t argue our points, then you are the very definition of what a fanboy really is. So far all your said is “No. You’re wrong. Your avatar is sprint.”

      • Mr Paul

        Within a year, I predict AT&T, Verizon and in many markets Sprint obliterating T-Mobile’s network.

        • mingkee

          I’d see the entire states nuked than this happened.

        • Cornholio

          Are you threating my bunghole?

        • Mr Paul

          No, he’s a butthurt T-Sheep that wants the entire industry like T-Mobile or go home.

        • KingCobra

          Right, and in a year I predict I will hit the lottery for a few hundred million.

          But on a serious note, what you’re saying isn’t even possible. Do you even think before you post? For AT&T to obliterate T-Mobile in many markets they will require a lot more AWS in those cities and since they have many more customers and can’t utilize the recently won AWS from the auction until around 2016-17, it isn’t happening.

          As for Sprint, do you understand the nature of 2.5GHz? Sprint’s network has spacing to support their old CDMA network. For effective 2.5GHz coverage in “most markets”, Sprint would have to greatly densify their tower spacing, which would cost an excessive amount of cash that makes it not even worth it. With Sprint saying they’re cutting back on capex this year as well as Marcelo considering selling some of the 2.5GHz, that tells you he doesn’t plan on rolling it out in every market. It’s not even worth it, it’s uneconomical.

          The only one that might “obliterate” T-Mobile is Verizon due to their vast portfolio of both mid-band spectrum and low band spectrum. Difference between them and AT&T is that Verizon’s mid band holdings are ready to be used right now and unlike Sprint, they can better afford to build out the spacing necessary for AWS (Sprint’s 2.5 requires even greater density and cost).

          Son says he will be patient with the losses and hope Sprint turns it around but don’t assume that this isn’t business and that his shareholders are content with endlessly losing money.

        • Fabian Cortez

          Agreed on the tower front. This is one of the reasons why they’ll be using “carrier aggression” to bond 1900 MHz on the uplink with 2.5 GHz on the downlink.

          Oh yeah, and that’s coming soon ™ as well (1-2 years).

        • Mr Paul
    • KingCobra

      Well keep predicting the future Nostradamus. I’ve heard it for the past two years that Sprint was turning it around but yet no evidence has pointed to it actually happening. The facts and numbers point to the right now. In the most recent quarter Sprint only had 30K postpaid adds (only in the positive due to giving away 181K tablets to existing customers). When they experience some actual growth, then we will have another conversation.

      With Sprint still having the highest churn in the industry, the lowest number of net postpaid adds by far, and customers fleeing in droves, your argument really holds no weight. They improved their root metrics score but obviously in the real world it hasn’t translated to customer gains. Hint: People don’t flock to carriers based on Rootmetrics or else AT&T wouldn’t be bleeding phone subscribers either.

      They now have the best plan offerings of the Big 4 in terms of price, plus with the network being as amazing as you claim it was in Q4, why were so many customers still leaving? Low prices and good network should equate to growth no? Surely they checked Rootmetrics right?

    • UMA_Fan

      Sprint is counting people as customers who haven’t made a payment in the past 6 months.

      NO ONE else in the industry does that.

      • archerian

        prepaid users on 180 and 365 day prepaid packs don’t technically make a payment in 6 months, so also datacard users who keep their cards charged for the occasional use via long term prepaid top ups.

        • UMA_Fan

          That’s true but I believe the issue is Sprint is doing this for monthly prepaid accounts.

        • archerian

          It’s for Sprint MVNO accounts not direct Sprint accounts and nothing in the statement JL cherrypicked states its for monthly accounts. Sprint basically said we keep these accounts ‘connectable’ to our network but many don’t as they are not frequently used and that is due to the nature of those devices and how they are used and what terms the MVNO has with those end users. Many of those lines are in reality inactive but I doubt its for the whole 1.7 million.

    • Just Sayin

      What drugs do you take?? I’m only asking so that I can avoid them at all costs. I don’t want us both to make the same mistakes..

    • TechHog

      I still don’t understand why you care so much about what other people think about these companies…

      • Mr Paul

        Looking at this and other sites that even mention carriers, people care unhealthily about T-Mobile beating everyone else with zero knowledge about how it cannot happen and what their god carrier’s motive really is.

        • TechHog

          And? Just ignore them. You’re only encouraging them by pushing back so hard. Also, that “motive” part makes you seem like you’re wearing a tinfoil hat. They’re after money, like every for-profit (and some not for profit) organization on the planet. People too stupid to realize that aren’t worth arguing against.

          If you must do this, try just presenting the facts instead of telling people what to think and insulting people for thinking that way. Insults and making it seem like you have an agenda won’t make people rethink their opinions, especially when you present yourself as if you flat-out hate T-Mobile and you want them to fail. Try taking a more neutral position.

        • Mr Paul

          That’s a load of crap. Stop being an elementary school principal.

          I respond when and if I feel like it. If the T-Sheep you’re trying to defend acted like adults, then maybe fill-in-the-blank “fanboys” wouldn’t have any lies, quasi-intellectualism, or bs to disprove or respond to.

        • TechHog

          I’m not defending anyone. :/

  • mingkee

    Depends on how does the network expands and performs, T-Mobile should get number three sooner or later.
    Moreover, we should look over prepaid and postpaid ARPU not just the headcount.

    • TK – Indy

      Well, see, Legere is playing with numbers more. They have begun to point at not one, but three new metrics custom-tailored to show a rosy picture. Their ARPU is the lowest in the industry, so they choose to point at numbers that are higher, but meaningless and non-standard.

      • the truth

        Wow. You really don’t understand how this all works.

        • Fabian Cortez

          And he’s supposedly an economist by profession…

      • Dan Hesse

        I thinks it’s laughable you think revenue is the best measure lol. That’s so simple minded, shoot, you could have at least looked at who made a profit and you wouldn’t sound as dumb even though that’s not the only measure… dummy

  • TK – Indy

    How can T-mobile have as many customers as Sprint, when they have 10% less revenue in the quarter? Sprint had $8.97 billion in revenue and T-mobile had $8.14. In my world, that still makes Sprint 10% bigger, regardless of cooked sub numbers.

    • KingCobra

      Because Sprint has higher ARPU. It’s a pretty simple concept to understand.

    • superg05

      T-mobile is using quite abit of its money on network upgrades when its done there profits will go up

    • Michael Tolson

      Who cares about revenue? Sprint posted a $.60 per share Q4 loss with an EBITDA of $1.04B while T-mobile posted a $.12 EPS with EBITDA of $1.8B. So, it sounds like T-mobile has figured out how to generate more earnings on less revenue even while beefing up the network. I don’t need a calculator to tell me which sounds better.

    • idisestablish

      It should be pretty obvious even to the mathematically challenged. Sprint customers pay on about 10% more, according to your figures. That is how they have fewer subscribers and 10% less revenue. In case you still don’t get it, let me break it down for you. If Sprint and T-Mobile have 10 customers each, and Sprint charges $10 per line and T-Mobile charges $9 per line, Sprint’s revenue is $100, while T-Mobile’s is $90, 10% less.

  • Austin

    Honestly isn’t it better for T-Mobile at least from a consumer’s standpoint to have less subs for less congestion?

    • Jason

      Yeah but wouldn’t be good for term due to lack of profits to keep network upgraded and smooth

    • KingCobra

      True but being #3 is good for image and branding. It shows that Uncarrier has really payed off (as well the fact that Sprint is a disaster).

      • fentonr

        Also from an employee and partner perspective, it shows that they’re making progress taking on other carriers and could be an incentive for partners to further hitch their wagon to T-Mobile’s.

      • AussieB

        Image. For investors. The average consumer couldn’t care less. It can only leaders a more congested network, higher prices and slower speeds

      • mingkee

        Moving up from nearly a part of ATT to getting close to #3 is really a vast improvement and many users can prove it. This is important to tell DT that US division can surely make it.
        Lo and behold, DT is dropping UK division in favor of US division. As long as DT keep seeing the progress of US division, they are pleased to keep it.

    • afive720

      Consumers have caught on to nbcarrier thing and word of mouth has been spreading. Many used to think Tmobile sucks and was slow, but uncarrier movement tells them that it isn’t so anymore with fast speeds. Being #3 shows consumers that they really did improve and are turning in healthy profit on their new data strong network. Now, perception over reality. Profit is there but they need way more, your average Joe doesn’t know that :).

      Also, tmo built out a network with very good capacity and isn’t really struggling with it now the way sprint has been for years, or att. Or Verizon before they threw all this money at their network.

    • mingkee

      After the wideband LTE deployed, the congestion has improved in Downtown Brooklyn. It was unusable before, but the speed is acceptable though HSPA is still badly congested.

  • jacky

    Lately sprint has been doing dishonest things to customers who wants to cancel. they call in to sprint and cancel, but sprint contiunes to bill them monthly even tho they called sprint to cancel services im not even kidding this is real. sprint is desperately ripping off customers when they can.

    • adam

      i don see anything on howard about the issue

      • jacky

        Its also on sprint facebook as well ive been informed by several former sprint customers who i referred sonce december from facebook they are still getting bills and its february 2015.

      • jacky

        One even went to collections and she has perfect credit score until sprint collections.

    • afive720

      Lol no because they want to rip you off. Sprint tries to implement strong policies that aren’t going to get then sued, your comment is false. However, issue is that their employees are often not trained or do not care and their systems are terrible. What you have is often a system that doesn’t work, or somebody that drops the ball. But trust me, they aren’t doing as you say because that will land them in very hot water publically.

      • jacky

        I have been informed by couple former sorint customers who i refer to since december 2014. They are getting bills from sprint not 1 but several.

      • jacky

        If i wete yoU and yoUr still on spri t yoU need to check yoUr sprint bills they get shady on charges.

  • KingCobra

    Pretty impressive considering how far behind T-Mobile was before Legere and how bad of a shape the network and their image was. He truly turned things around and changed the industry.

    Organic growth won’t be enough to realistically approach AT&T/Verizon though. So it will be interesting to see what happens next in the US wireless industry.

  • JaswinderSinghJammu

    I am still waiting to see what Google Nova will bring regardless of who is #3 or #4. Combined with Google’s open Wifi it might be a force.

  • AussieB

    What difference does it make to your service and plan whether Tmobile is #3 or #4. Eliminate competition & rates will likely increase. Unless you’re a shareholder, that number is irrelevant to your service

    • UMA_Fan

      But a boost to tmobiles share price gives them more financial flexibility for acquisitions or spectrum purchases

    • TechHog

      This actually increases competition, rather than eliminating it. Now everyone scrambles to slow down T-Mobile’s growth.

  • joantan

    Well maybe tmobile ends up buying sprint!! o.0/*-

    • calvin200

      To increase their footprint.

    • jacky

      Dish and t mobile might partner up.

  • TK – Indy

    They are still #4 in terms of revenue, and the money weighs more. Still #4, and likely dropping soon.

    • Todd Nelson

      Who cares? You know what I care about? A phone that works. In Minneapolis, that’s not Sprint. I pay my bill for the service I have NOW, not for what the service might be in the future. So you say ” T-mobile’s strategy isn’t sustainable “.
      What isn’t sustainable is having a crap network for years and the subscriber #s show this.

    • KingCobra

      But Sprint was #4 in profit and subscriber growth. Which weighs more. So bad that they dragged the overall profitability of the parent company SoftBank down. That $2.1B Q4 loss didn’t look good on Son’s balance sheets.

      • TK – Indy

        Paper loss on write-down. Not real loss, they are not burning through cash like T-mobile is.

        • KingCobra

          Total loss is $2.38B, the write down was $1.9B. Still over $400M in operating losses.

          They were operating in the red in terms of net operating costs for all of 2014 as well. They’re burning through far more cash than anyone else and deploying that 2.5GHz is extremely expensive. Why do you think Claure is shopping around trying to sell half of it?

        • TK – Indy

          The write-down was 2.1B “The change in net loss per share is primarily related to non-cash impairment charges of $2.1 billion, related to Wireline network assets and Wireless trademarks “

  • Todd Nelson

    145 comments on this? Lol. I left Sprint because the network was atrocious in Minneapolis and couldn’t be happier with T Mobile. It is literally a night and day difference. I was with Sprint since the EVO 4G and kept hearing, just wait, just wait. “But its better now”…. Not in Minneapolis it isn’t, my parents still have Sprint (not for long) and the network STILL sucks, years and years after it was supposed to get better. All you Sprint people need to go back to S4GRU and cry about it there.

    • calvin200

      Same BS I experienced, same phone too LOL. Actually tried to use it there when I was there, no such luck on WiMax in Minnapolis. Gotten a lot better on Sprint, but I get it.

      • Todd Nelson

        My parents both have Spark phones on Sprint and my G2 on T-Mobile is 10 times faster (not exaggerating, 2-3 Mbps vs 20-30 Mbps) in the same exact location (Eden Prairie). In downtown Minneapolis, the Sprint phones are unusable.

        • afive720

          Same in Atlanta. You drop to spa on T-Mobile and you have 2-15mbps. You drop to 3G on sprint… Lucky to get 400kbps. On lte T-Mobile is easily 10x faster on average than sprint. Non lte, even more pathetic lol.

          Combine that with fact that sprint lte coverage is lacking to say the least and you have a very slow network. It doesn’t have as many dead spots though.

        • KingCobra

          That’s how Sprint is in Charlotte as well. Slower than T-Mobile HSPA+. For data, they’re almost unusable in the modern age (they’re good for flip phone users though, nice call quality). There’s no ‘Spark’ here either as I doubt Sprint wants to go back and densify their 1900 MHz tower spacing in order to utilize the 2.5GHz they have. A near 2.5M metro with a 5+5 LTE network from Sprint.

        • TK – Indy

          Are you lying on purpose all these times, or just too lazy to look things up? Again from RootMetrics:

          “Since July testing, Sprint officially launched its Spark™ network in the Charlotte market.”

        • KingCobra

          Wow well that’s just damn pathetic then. I tried to give them the benefit of the doubt in assuming they hadn’t launched it yet here since the speeds are so slow. So even with Spark they’re still the slowest. Thank you.

    • TK – Indy

      Looking at RootMetrics, it appears all the carriers are about the same there now. You are lucky to be able to choose any of the 4 you like, as they all appear good.

      • Todd Nelson

        Unless they changed something last week, Sprint is not good in downtown Minneapolis. We’re talking .3 mbps, sometimes worse. Can’t even stream Pandora in my building.

        • TK – Indy

          “Furthermore, Sprint’s median download speed increased from 3.9 Mbps to 12.3 Mbps since April, and Sprint’s median upload speed increased from 2.3 Mbps to 6.5 Mbps.

        • TK – Indy

          From the latest RootMetrics report for your city:

          Furthermore, Sprint’s median download speed increased from 3.9 Mbps to 12.3 Mbps since April, and Sprint’s median upload speed increased from 2.3 Mbps to 6.5 Mbps.

        • Todd Nelson

          I just looked at the root metrics map in Minneapolis for data speeds and T-Mobile is clearly better. You know what though, I don’t even need to look at root metrics because we have both Sprint and T-Mobile phones in the family.

        • KingCobra

          Who are you to report service in your city Todd? You know, a guy who is actually in Minneapolis with first hand experience of BOTH networks. Surely your real world experience is no comparison to Rootmetrics. You’re getting turtle speeds with Sprint and you have no right to leave them for that because Rootmetrics says their speed should be good.

          That guy doesn’t get that a third party report doesn’t necessarily translate to a good first hand customer experience or else Sprint wouldn’t still be losing subscribers in droves. AT&T beats T-Mobile in most markets but they’re still losing tons of customers as well. No point in trying to speak with logic to him.

        • IceMan

          Hm. It’d make sense to deny logical claims and blindly believe someone on a T-Mobile fansite, since Legere said RootMetrics isn’t hip.

          Who would lie on the internet I wonder?

        • Todd Nelson

          Are you blind? Look at the root metrics data map. Seriously, why would I lie? I have no allegiance or agenda. If Sprint wasn’t horse$hit, I would’ve had no reason to switch.

        • Mr Paul

          He’s only okay in reporting his experience because it involves making T-Mobile look good, and everyone else look bad.

          When I speak of how AT&T is blatantly number one in my area, followed by Verizon, then Sprint by a margin, and T-Mobile by a huge margin; it’s not okay.

          Even though I used all those services as recent as late 2014, coupled with crowd-source map data and real world experience, instead of hearsay from 4-7 years ago.

        • jacky

          Get your parents on t mobile screw slow ass sprint dont pay sprint another cent.

        • VicRooLoo

          Its a bit strange how you keep insisting this RootMetrics map is somehow above or correct over Todd’s personal and real time experience with the service…

        • TK – Indy

          Todd’s bias is evident.

        • Todd Nelson

          What bias? I was with Sprint for 4.5 years and stupidly got my parents to sign up with them as well. I fell for the wimax promise, then the LTE promise, and then I had enough. Nothing to do with bias, Sprint is simply not good in Minneapolis. 4.5 years ago, T-Mobile wasn’t good here either, but now it is great.

          I really don’t understand why people have blind loyalty to a company. The people on S4GRU are either Sprint employees or they’re nuts. YOU are paying THEM money! I like T-Mobile because it works very well for me at a reasonable cost. Unlike Sprint, they’ve executed on their promises again and again.

          When T-Mobile doesn’t offer a good service anymore, I’ll have no problem leaving them.

        • Todd Nelson

          I started Sprint with an EVO 4G. Left with a Galaxy S4. Parents both have Spark S5s. What was your point again?

        • IceMan

          You know Todd said he had a phone from 2011 (EVO 4G). Lol back when Wimax was rolling out? I think it’s poor to judge a carrier based on information 4 years ago, but that’s just me. I’ll take statistical evidence behind my claims and say Sprint’s pretty good in Minneapolis, as RootMetrics states.

        • His parents are still using Spring… he checked up on the service just last week…

        • Todd Nelson

          That’s the phone I started Sprint with, I left Sprint with a Galaxy S4. Parents both have Spark Galaxy S5s. Try again.

        • Mr Paul

          When people try to disown AT&T in my area, for example, they are always using 5-6 year old 2G and 3G phones that can’t even hold a charge. Never heard a claim or saw a phone newer than early 2011.

          They then use this to justify paying 50 bucks more a month for service that literally isn’t better but in most places is worse. (Sprint is behind in my area but better than T-Mobile).

          And then I’m called a fanboy for wanting to use the better service and save money because it’s not VZW or T-Mobile? Lol, when did it become rebellious to use Sprint or especially AT&T?

        • Romdude

          Nothing wrong with using what’s best for you, too bad they haven’t improved much in your area. Do they have any plans? Did they buy spectrum or have spectrum but still blocked?

        • Mr Paul

          T-Mobile cannot launch 700MHz in my area; Channel 51 conflict. Even if the CH51 conflict for NYC gets sorted, my area would see nothing until early-mid 2016 if that, surely after Sprint will be at least mostly done with Spark my area.

          They presumably will upgrade all towers in my area to either DC-H+ or LTE by late 2015 to early 2016, but they need a lot more towers, and from what I can tell, they’re not interested in filling in the huge gaps.

          Honestly, I am very disappointed in T-Mobile. Before I left, I did try to honestly talk with them and their support, but as I experienced and came to realize from other people, I got played. That is why I cannot give that company the benefit of the doubt; they honestly and truly don’t care about non-cities and what they don’t choose to care about. If they can’t support something, their policy is to never admit it, lie that it will come and regurgitate pre-recorded excuses, or play victim and say they can’t do what the duopolists can do, whaaaaaa.

          You contact T-Force, they get your info, tell you an engineer will go out to the problematic tower within x business days, and then the engineer always promptly claims there’s no problem, even if 5-10 other people point it out and or you or others can physically prove the tower is down or not working on multiple devices.

          T-Mobile only seems to respond to widespread outages, as there is multiple people who have claimed if it’s 1-2 towers that go down, they can go without be fixed for months if not year(s).

          They will not specify nor try to identify where the tower in question is, or what is going on with it. Very deceitful and secretive. Just “we’ll look into it” after 3 weeks of waiting, and then if you’re lucky you’ll get the wonderful “they found nothing” conformation.

          It’s a shame. I don’t buy the “we’re too small” argument. They don’t know how to allocate anything properly, point blank.

        • calvin200

          Phone problem, specific location, spark device, fiddeling around with the network more?—— I’m not doubting what the phone says or personal experiences because that would be childish. Just wondering what factor(s) it could be.

        • calvin200

          I’m eliminating the Spark devices theory because I read another comment of yours.

      • afive720

        Rootmetrics is often wrong seems like. For example, tmo in Atlanta and DC is good… Until you’re in buildings. I don’t know how they test inside, but it doesn’t compare to Verizon.

        Sprint is terrible still, yet they claim that it is better than it really is.

        I used to work there, they are the only carrier to literally tell customers that they need to be on WiFi to stream video…their network upgrades in 2011 are same ones that never happened in 2007.. So they tried to beef up a very overloaded network that did nothing. Was terrible, backhaul was so bad that upgrading tower capacity didn’t help any either. They are finally improving the network now with Softbank cash, but it is still slow.

      • Just Sayin

        What drugs do you take? I’m only asking so that I can avoid them at all costs. I don’t want us both to make the same mistakes.

    • Geminisoul8.1

      T-mobile is so Better

  • lomaking

    Good times, lmao. Love the comments here. Keep em coming!

  • jj201367

    tmobile looking good and going strong

  • Christian

    TK – Indy gotta get a life :) Taking it too seriously we know your hating =)

    • mingkee

      Yes, it’s one of the worst spammers.

  • jacky

    So true sprint the slow ass network dropping calls like wide receiver with wet hands. Haha

  • KingCobra

    Just watched part of the earnings call and noticed Legere said T-Mobile took 100% of the net phone subscriber postpaid adds for the year 2014. Totaling up to around 4 million.

    This is significant as it means that without tablet add-ons (err. giveaways) to existing customers, the other 3 carriers didn’t gain any subscribers last year. No wonder Verizon is now running an ad campaign to counter T-Mobile. Profits are being threatened.

    • TK – Indy

      If Verizon gets serious about taking customers back, it will be tough times for everyone else.

      • KingCobra

        The thing is that Verizon has shareholders to answer to and can’t just sacrifice their profit to compete with T-Mobile just because. Check the financials, they took a significant loss in Q4 2014 earnings with the promotions they ran trying to compete with T-Mobile and it still didn’t help them very much. If they seriously drop prices and lower revenue then investors would have a fit.

        • TK – Indy

          The only noise we could make if they ever decide to stomp is a squishy, crackly bug death one.

    • pbxtech

      You noticed that one.

      Yep, a whole new ball game.

  • Raiterio Patterson

    So what? T-Mobile has 55.1M post paid subscribers and Sprint has 55M post paid subscribers? Nick pick much? Wake me up when T-Mobile has 70M subscribers.

    • Wayne Peterkin

      lol, *nitpick*.

    • Just Sayin

      Walmart has a big sale on Midol this week! For your sake, I would hurry and buy as much as possible before they run out! I would hate to see how you would react to this information without your Midol. I don’t want you to go down that road again…

      • TK – Indy

        You should be banned for spewing garbage like this. Have your say, but be civilized and grow up.

        • Just Sayin

          I’m sorry I hurt your feelings. Sometimes I just get carried away and blow everything out of proportion, kind of like your posts and remarks. I’ll work on being more open minded and optimistic.

    • Jay Holm

      They’ll have 60m by years end.

      • Raiterio Patterson

        I have no doubt they will

    • vinnyjr

      Don’t over sleep, that is just around the corner. T-Mobile is on fire. The most important part of the T-Mobile growth is their Network. T-Mobile is constantly adding new towers, moving into new areas unlike any other Carrier. They’re not perfect but they are trying. They have spent billions on growing their Network, thank you T-Mobile, thank you John Legere.

      • Raiterio Patterson

        Nice to hear from you Vinny. I’m not annoyed by the slow news article. T-Mobile WILL surpass Sprint. Let’s not jump the gun until its official that’s all.

      • Geminisoul8.1

        T-mobile needs to fix their network you talking About on fire after you leave any major city t-mobile stop working

  • mingkee

    Spam alert

  • Todd Nelson

    Why are there cheerleaders for other networks arguing on a T-Mobile forum? I don’t understand why this news would upset anyone. If anything, people should be happy. T-Mobile is lowering your AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint bills, why are you mad? I mean, we’re not even talking about religion, politics, or sports teams, it’s CELL PHONE SERVICE. How big of a loser do you have to be to get mad because your cell carrier went from #3 to #4?

    I’m here for news about T-Mobile, but these losers are seriously entertaining.

    • Geminisoul8.1

      I hate t-Mobile Verizon is the best

      • TMorizon

        I like TMobile Verizon but not so much Sprint and ATT

        • Mr Paul

          TMorizon. LOL!

          “We sell your data to the government, your soul for our profits, and bully you if you mention you’ll consider choosing otherwise. Choose the only choice in wireless unless you want to go to Ma Bell – Still Cingular™ or Sprint – You Just Wait™”

          /sarcasm

          Too bad Verizon is CDMA, because those two would go great with each other.

          FUD Wireless – Use us or else.
          FUD Wireless – Use us because- coverage, fastest

  • Hills Have Eyes 69

    Why are the Tmobile employees and cheerleaders so worried about defending TMobile? To pretend that your a customer when your actually an employee is pretty sketchy.
    Why is that everytime somebody has a legitimate issue with TMo that the fanners ponce on that person or try to start a conspiracy theory that somehow someone is trying to derail TMobile? If your enjoying TMobile so much why would it matter what other people’s opinion is? Why do the fannies try to scream troll when their post are the exact definition of trolling?

    How big of loser do you have to be if your ranting on what other people’s opinion are while ignoring the complete topic at hand? How big of a loser are you if you make up information or over exaggerate numbers in hopes people will view you intelligent? How big of a loser goes on a TMobile news site to call people out of name or do stuff that you wouldn’t do in real life?

    In reality it goes both ways LOL

    • fuego77

      “How big of loser do you have to be if your ranting on what other people’s opinion are while ignoring the complete topic at hand?”

      Well idk, let’s ask you sir.

      • Hills dont have eyes 69

        It was said in jest…
        I simply mirrored the previous post to show how bad it’s getting here with the anti sprint and TMobile fanboys….
        No relevancy in 90% of the posts…
        Sad thing somehow his post was liked by 6 people even though its just anti sprint rant with no actual content worth…
        He’s complaining about others complaining and somehow since its pro TMo its viewed favorably LOL

        • UralBas

          I had TMobile, AT&T and Sprint (Clearwire) services. I currently keep TMobile and ATT. My two Sprint accounts went bye bye because the service was poor. Sorry Sprint, not comming back.

          And I do not work for any Telco, and do use my service Nationally and Globally. TMobile rocks.

        • Geminisoul8.1

          Well I live in New York City sprint is excellent here I have Verizon tho now but my mom has sprint and it’s pretty good I just hate t-mobile and their rude ceo John

        • dlandz

          I had Sprint for 3 months in NYC it was terrible at getting reception and terrible at getting any sort of speed. AT&T, TMobile, and Verizon are in an entirely different league. Sprint is a sad excuse ha, go run a speed test tell us what you get

        • Geminisoul8.1

          Sprint isn’t that bad what part of nyc are you from ?

        • Geminisoul8.1

          I would run a speed test but I don’t have sprint any more

    • Todd Nelson

      Yeah, I’m a T-Mobile employee, you figured it all out genius! Why are there people interested in T-Mobile on a T-MOBILE WEBSITE, well gee, I don’t know?

    • Todd Nelson

      Hey, we have Einstein here, he figured it all out. Anyone with anything good to say about T-Mobile on a T-Mobile website is a T-Mobile employee. Sprint has an awesome network in Minneapolis, that’s why no one ever leaves Sprint, anyone who says otherwise is lying. The network is so awesome that Sprint adds millions of subscribers each year.

  • jeremyvbk

    You all act like bypassing sprint will be some miraculous achievement. Its a game to yall, what happens when you realize itll be a back and forth game just like it has in the past.