Tag Archives: Deutsche Telekom

What Will A T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Look Like On A Spectrum Map?

While T-Mobile and MetroPCS execs played up the joint spectrum possibilities today, we’re curious as to what the actual spectrum makeup looks like on paper. Thankfully we have the folks at Moasik Solutions, a company that maps network coverage and they’ve provided the folks at GigaOM some nice visuals showing off T-Mobile and Metro’s network and spectrum holdings. First up is a look at … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Posts Video Discussing MetroPCS Merger, Full Text Included Via Internal E-Mail

The T-Mobile/MetroPCS deal is only minutes old and T-Mobile CEO John Legere just had a video posted to T-Mobile’s YouTube page detailing some of the finer points about the merger. I’ve included the full text below which is being passed around to T-Mobile employees internally as we speak. YouTube   Catch the video or read the full text below: This message is intended for all T-Mobile USA employees Team – Today is an important … [read full article]

Breaking: T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Agreement Reached, Combined Company Will Stay T-Mobile

In a move that isn’t going to come as much of a surprise after both companies confirmed the talks, both boards have approved a $1.5 billion dollar deal. The combined company will be called T-Mobile and run by newly installed T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere. The deal itself will be structured as a “reverse merger,” meaning that MetroPCS will in effect take on its larger rival. Such a move allows T-Mobile to … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom, MetroPCS Confirm Merger Talks Through Separate Statements

The Deutsche Telekom/MetroPCS merger talk is heating up as both companies release separate statements confirming discussions. Deutsche Telekom: “Deutsche Telekom is holding talks with the listed company MetroPCS with the aim of operating its subsidiary T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS within one company in which Deutsche Telekom would hold the majority of shares,” the carrier said on its Web site. “The talks are at … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces New CEO, Addresses Employees Via YouTube

T-Mobile has just announced that John Legere has been named Chief Executive Officer of T-Mobile USA, effective September 22. Legere is a 32-year veteran of the US and global telecommunications industry succeeding Jim Alling, who was serving as interim CEO after the departure of Philip Humm. “John is a talented and proven executive who brings a successful track record of leading and operating consumer- and business-focused telecommunications and technology companies,” said René Obermann, CEO of Deutsche … [read full article]