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Watch John Legere’s Uncarrier 9.0 teaser videos

Uncarrier 9.0 will be announced tomorrow at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern and we’re expecting the company to unveil something business-focussed. With under 24 hours to go, the carrier’s outspoken CEO, John Legere has taken to Twitter with some well-produced and short teaser videos. T-Mobile announced earlier that it will be live-streaming the event, and a link will be available from its newsroom. The question … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives CEO John Legere a raise and extends his term of employment

There’s no question that T-Mobile had itself a pretty successful 2014, adding a total of 8.3 million new subscribers, expanding its MetroPCS prepaid brand, and rolling out LTE, Wideband LTE, and 700MHz spectrum. As a result of T-Mo’s big 2014, the carrier has given CEO John Legere a raise. A Securities and Exchange Commission filing reveals that T-Mobile has amended John … [read full article]

Net Neutrality rules shouldn’t impact T-Mobile’s Music Freedom offer

It wasn’t long ago that the FCC finally announced what American consumers nationwide wanted to hear: Internet was being re-classified and net neutrality is coming in. At least, that’s the plan. Once classed as a utility under Title II, internet – both mobile and fixed line – will be open and competitive and big corporations won’t be able to pay ISPs a premium … [read full article]

John Legere: AWS-3 spectrum auction a “disaster for American wireless customers”

It’s been a few weeks now since the government’s AWS-3 spectrum auction ended, and by all accounts, T-Mobile played its cards perfectly. It spent almost $1.8 billion on mid-range spectrum which it can use to bolster its already-strong portfolio of 1700/2100 airwaves. But all-in-all, the whole affair was a big pile of baloney according to T-Mobile’s outspoken CEO. … [read full article]

Mike Sievert being promoted to COO in T-Mobile executive re-shuffle

In an email sent out to all T-Mobile employees this morning, John Legere outlined a corporate re-shuffle taking place at the Un-carrier. Undoubtedly, the biggest news is Mike Sievert’s move from CMO (chief marketing officer) to COO (chief operating officer). In the memo to staff – which we’ve been able to look at (thanks to our sources) – Legere states that he has created the position for Sievert. His responsibilities will include guiding … [read full article]

Legere: “We are not an underdog brand”

T-Mobile has become the most talked about carrier in the U.S. wireless industry. Its bold Uncarrier moves have made it the talk of the town. Its growth and popularity since starting Uncarrier have been incredible. And many will put this boldness and success down to one person: John Legere. More often than not, tech reporters will come away from a T-Mobile press event with comments on the chief’s style and choice of language. … [read full article]

John Legere finally gets a reaction from Sprint CEO on Twitter

John Legere likes to berate the competition, quite publicly, on Twitter. And during the Superbowl event yesterday evening he took time to aim his jibes at Sprint’s commercials. Something which the CEO himself has said he does to try and get a response. This time he got one. Sort of. Half-assed commercial, half-assed data speeds. #typical @sprint. #SprintLikeHell — John Legere (@JohnLegere) February 2, 2015[read full article]

T-Mobile announces Smartphone Equality, loyal low credit customers can now get great deals too!

John Legere took to YouTube in his very first Vlog to announce a new and exciting Uncarrier initiative. Unlike other moves, it’s not just about new plans and new offers. It’s about changing part of T-Mobile’s business practice in a way which will improve the experience of being a T-Mobile customer for the loyal subscribers. Especially those with low credit. From next week, regardless of how low their beginning credit is, customers who … [read full article]

John Legere not impressed by press reaction to DT chief comments

Yesterday, Tim Hoettges, CEO of Deutsche Telekom, made some forward-looking comments in an exclusive interview with Re/code. DT – of course – holds the controlling stake in T-Mobile US. The comment which seemed to spark the biggest reaction was “The question is always the economics in the long term … and earning appropriate money. You have to earn your money back at … [read full article]