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T-Mobile chief, Jim Alling looks back on 2013 – “What a difference a year makes”

With 2013 drawing to a close, it’s hard to look at the overall US network scene and not think, “this was T-Mobile’s year.” Going from a place a couple of years back where it was almost sold to AT&T and now, where AT&T is copying almost everything Tmo does (presumably because it’s threatened), has been a massive turnaround. Jim Alling, T-Mobile’s COO spoke at an investor conference in New York today and commented … [read full article]

T-Mobile Execs: We See More Industry Consolidation Down The Road

Speaking at the 12th annual Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecommunications conference, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray and T-Mobile COO Jim Alling both spoke about the company’s future with MetroPCS and the industry beyond. For Alling’s behalf, he discussed the idea that more industry consolidation is coming and that the possibility of going from four national carriers to three remains a distinct possibility. “Is it possible that four major players could go down to … [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]

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 Announces Future Job Cuts, Front-Line Staff Won’t Be Affected

Just a few weeks after T-Mobile announced the loss of close to 1,000 net job losses in their call centers, the company continues to move forward on their restructuring plans with a new round of layoffs. This time, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is working through some “difficult decisions” and that affected employees will receive notification this week. We are announcing a new structure that further aligns our costs with our revenue realities, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts COO Statement Regarding End Of AT&T Talks And The Future

In light of the T-Mobile, AT&T deal ending, T-Mobile USA has issued a statement on their company blog regarding the deal and their unchanged focus. The obvious question right now is, “What does this mean for T-Mobile USA customers?” We’ll just get right to the answer: Dear T-Mobile Customers: By now I am sure you have seen media reports that AT&T and Deutsche Telekom (DT) have mutually decided to terminate their agreement … [read full article]