Tag Archives: CEO

What Will T-Mobile Talk About Tomorrow? Will They Announce The iPhone Launch Date?

Tomorrow is T-Mobile’s big, big day with the rumored launch/discussion/conversation of the iPhone, official LTE announcements and the formal unveiling of the new UNcarrier rate plans. It all goes down tomorrow at 11AM ET and while T-Mobile saw fit to not include us TmoNews folk, I’m definitely going to keep a sharp eye on everything that goes down from A-Z. So what can we expect and/or hope to see out of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responding To AT&T’s Newspaper Ad With Their Own Creative Responses

Let me be the first to say, that if these ads developed for T-Mobile in response to AT&T’s one-page attack ad last week don’t run in newspapers everyday for the next year, I’m going to be disappointed. Do these ads point to a new, cocky T-Mobile? Absolutely, but that’s what makes me love these three spots. I’ve long hoped that T-Mobile would do more to adopt a scrappy marketing campaign and start … [read full article]

AT&T Finally Responds To T-Mobile’s CEO Comments Calling AT&T’s Network “Crap”

AT&T is finally taking aim at T-Mobile almost two months after the newly installed CEO of T-Mobile called the AT&T network “crap” at their keynote CES event back in early January. Responding to the claims from T-Mobile, AT&T took out a full-page attack ad in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA today. The ad claims T-Mobile drops 2x the calls as AT&T as well supporting network speeds that are … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO Talks Unlimited Data, Price Points For Future LTE Network

As we wait for official T-Mobile word that Las Vegas is live as their first LTE market, there are plenty of lingering questions regarding any LTE announcement. Perhaps the most important of these questions are — will T-Mobile charge more for data on LTE and will they continue their unlimited plan? According to this interview with The Seattle Times, the answer … [read full article]

See T-Mobile’s CEO Call Out AT&T’s Network In New York City

Remember those colorful remarks we mentioned coming from T-Mobile CEO? Well, the folks from MobileWorldLive happened to catch a bit of T-Mobile’s press event Tuesday night on video. Want to hear T-Mobile’s CEO call AT&T’s New York City network “crap?” Of course you do. Check out the clip which runs till 3:22, with T-Mobile CEO taking the stage at 1:22. Legere has a lot to live up to and [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Says Subscriber Growth “Should Be Positive” By 2014

T-Mobile’s newly minted CEO John Legere  continues making the media rounds in Las Vegas as the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show winds down. During an interview yesterday, Legere expressed his belief that T-Mobile will end subscriber losses by next year. In fact, Legere says that subscriber numbers “should be positive” in 2014 with “incremental” growth by the fourth quarter of this year. “It won’t be linear, but it should be sustainable,” said Legere. … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Delivers Colorful Remarks Regarding The Competition And His Company’s Future

T-Mobile’s new man in charge John Legere is quickly becoming a vastly different CEO than T-Mobile has had in recent memory. In fact, some of his remarks last night during his company’s keynote border on either amazingly refreshing or obscene depending on your point of view. I’m very much in the “his comments are incredibly refreshing camp.” To call Legere charismatic would be putting it mildly. To say he is the polar opposite … [read full article]

Former T-Mobile CEO Heads To Vodafone, T-Mobile USA Posts Official Statement

We’ve learned early this morning that former T-Mobile USA CEO Philip Humm is on his way to a top job at Deutsche Telekom European competitor, Vodafone. A Reuters report says Humm will “oversee the British firm’s presence in such markets as Germany, Britain, Turkey and the Czech Republic.” For its own part, Vodafone announced on Thursday it was splitting its European region into two parts, Northern/Central and Southern Europe. Humm will being taking … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Resigns, Jim Alling Steps In

Whoa, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm has resigned from the company, effective immediately. Detailed internal memos from Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann and T-Mobile USA interim CEO Jim Alling follow below. Developing… Full Memo: Team, I want you to hear the news directly from me: Philipp will be on leave with immediate effect. You might ask yourself, why I’ve taken this decision? Well, here is some background: In April, Philipp informed me that he … [read full article]

HTC CEO Peter Chou: We’re Not Concentrating On The Low-End Market Anymore

HTC CEO Peter Chou has told the Wall Street Journal that his company will not cater to the low-end market anymore. Chou told the WSJ that the Taiwanese manufacturer will not “Destroy their brand image,” so they won’t sell “cheap, cheap phones” just to boost the bottom line. “We don’t want to destroy our brand image…We insist on using better materials to make better products that offer premium experience. Many consumers like that.” … [read full article]