Tag Archives: John Legere

T-Mobile Beat Verizon in New Phone Subscribers in Q2 2015

The rankings are in and for T-Mobile, there’s a lot of reason to celebrate! Earlier today, Verizon reported its earnings online and based on this, T-MO was able to add two times as much new phone subscribers in the Q2 of 2015. This is the fifth consecutive quarter where T-MO rose to the top over Verizon in this highly acclaimed recognition. Sharing the link on Twitter, T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere boasted about the … [read full article]

Uncarrier Amped beginning with a revamped JUMP! plan

Just a few seconds ago, John Legere tweeted out the first in today’s announcements. Or rather, teased at an announcement before then going on to explain. At time of beginning this post, he hadn’t yet said anything specific except that JUMP! is getting a revamp. This post is developing, I’ll keep adding information as I wade through it. UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its newsroom page with the full press release, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s latest #DefeatDuopoly video is just plain awesome

As you will undoubtedly know by now, T-Mobile is going to be taking part in one of the biggest wireless spectrum auctions America has ever seen. The 600MHz incentive auction is due to kick off next year and as things stand, the two biggest carriers look likely to swoop up the majority of the spectrum. As they did in the AWS-3 spectrum auction last year. While AT&T and Verizon are lobbying hard to … [read full article]

John Legere: Don’t let Dumb and Dumber bulldoze American wireless consumers

In his latest vlog published just a few hours ago, John Legere pleads with American wireless consumers not to let AT&T and Verizon (Dumb and Dumber) get in the way of a competitive low-band spectrum auction. As you almost certainly know by now, T-Mobile is due to take part in a 600MHz spectrum auction next year. If successful, T-Mobile could land some valuable low-band spectrum to help expand its coverage in to rural … [read full article]

John Legere named 14th highest-rated U.S. CEO, four places behind Tim Cook

John Legere is a popular guy. His use of colorful language at press events, outspoken nature and social media antics ensure that he’s the one wireless company CEO that behaves least like what you’d expect. But there’s more than his general rock-star persona to admire. He openly discusses issues with customers, reaches out personally and shares what he’s actually thinking instead of hiding behind some corporately prepared statements. Perhaps that’s why then –  in … [read full article]

John Legere gets a “BatBerry” for his birthday

Yesterday was John Legere’s birthday, which you’ll undoubtedly already know if you’ve been following his tweets. The ever-popular outspoken CEO seemingly got a bazillion birthday tweets, a few cakes, a huge card and a batphone. But today, waiting for him back in his Seattle office was something a little special sent over by John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO. T-Mobile and BlackBerry only [read full article]

Is truly unlimited data going to disappear?

Looking at the U.S. wireless industry over the past couple of years seems to be indicating one thing to me: At some point in the future, truly unlimited data plans will die. Speaking at the Re/code conference yesterday, Sprint’s CEO Marcelo Claure stated that – although unlimited works really well for Sprint now – at some point, it will stop offering unlimited data plans. As the carrier partners to offer more content to … [read full article]

Perez Hilton gets behind T-Mobile’s #NeverSettleforVerizon campaign

After last week’s social networking setback, you’d forgive T-Mobile for backing out of its #NeverSettleforVerizon promotion. And with any ordinary wireless operator, that would be expected. But this is T-Mobile and John Legere we’re talking about here. When has this new, improved Uncarrier ever backed out of anything (unless it’s upsetting lots of customers)? Instead of dialing it back, John tweeted out a short video … [read full article]

John Legere promises to send message competition can’t ignore if petition reaches 250k signatures

Around a year ago, T-Mobile announced during one of its Uncarrier events that it was ending overages. No more charges outside of the plan for anyone subscribed to the magenta carrier. You may remember at the time he created a petition on Change.org so that consumers could get involved and try to abolish overages. It may have been something of a publicity stunt, but … [read full article]