Tag Archives: John Legere

Analysts name T-Mobile as possible cable provider acquisition target

T-Mobile has been the subject of many acquisitions and rumors in recent years, and now it looks like it’s happening once again. Following French company Altice’s $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision, analysts have suggested that some cable firms could be interested in acquiring T-Mobile in an effort to get into wireless and offer a “quad play.” BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk suggests that T-Mo may be an acquisition target for … [read full article]

John Legere vows to become even more competitive if T-Mobile gets additional spectrum

John Legere has brought about a lot of change in the mobile industry since he took over T-Mobile, launching Un-carrier moves that led other carriers to do things like move away from contracts and offer rollover data. And in a new interview, the T-Mo CEO has revealed what’ll make him put more pressure on the competition. Newsweek today posted a profile on John Legere, covering his arrival … [read full article]

John Legere vows to go after T-Mobile “network abusers” on unlimited 4G LTE data plan

Unlimited data plans are pretty rare in mobile industry nowadays, but T-Mobile is one carrier that does offer that option. Unfortunately, it looks like some Magenta users are taking advantage of that plan in extreme ways. Now John Legere has vowed to stop them. In a new blog post, Legere says that there are around 3,000 T-Mobile customers — “thieves,” as he calls them — that are … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s #AbolishOverages petition passes 250,000 signatures, Legere will send a message to other carriers

Last year, John Legere launched a petition in an effort to get AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon to end overages just like it had done. Legere promised to “send a message that they won’t be able to ignore” if the petition reached 250,000 signatures, and now it’s done just that. Legere’s Change.org petition is sitting at 259,066 signatures … [read full article]

T-Mobile selling new Tile locator accessory, John Legere giving away 50 units

Ever heard of Tile? The company makes small Bluetooth tags that you can use to help locate your lost phone or keys, and today it introduced the new version of its product, the second generation Tile. The updated Tile includes several new goodies, such as the ability to double-tap the “e” button on the Tile to ring your lost phone, so long as it’s within the 100-foot Bluetooth range. You can … [read full article]

T-Mobile improves in latest RootMetrics US network report, but wins 0 national awards

RootMetrics today released its First Half 2015 US Mobile Network Performance Review, which ranks the US carriers based on performance across the country. During its testing, RootMetrics says that it drove 237,506 miles across the US to collect around 6.1 million test samples. RootMetrics’ overall performance winner for the first half of 2015 was Verizon, scoring a 94.5 out of 100. AT&T scored 91.8, Sprint … [read full article]