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T-Mobile hosting Macklemore concert, January 23rd at The Belasco Theater, LA

If you’re the CEO of a big company and you get booted out of a concert you really wanted to see, what do you do? Of course, the only answer is to organize your own concert with the same band. That’s exactly what John Legere and T-Mobile have done. On January 23rd at The Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, Tmo is hosting a one-off, intimate concert with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Tickets … [read full article]

Check out John Legere’s full interview with David Pogue of Yahoo! Tech

Yesterday, Yahoo! Tech streamed a live interview with T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere. In the interview the talked about a lot of things. As you can imagine, topics centered mostly around the new Uncarrier 4.0 phase, including the LTE rollout and explanations behind that and spectrum plans. Sadly, I can’t embed the video here, so you won’t be able to watch it on this blog, but, if you follow this link, it’ll … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 4.0 plans – ETFs covered, $0 down on great phones and break-up letters written

As we heard a while back, this is T-Mobile’s next phase of Uncarrier. It’s not just a promotion that last just a few weeks. It’s here to stay. According to some surveys, 78% of customers would switch if someone paid their ETF. Legere made a joke about AT&T customers who could leave, take advantage of Uncarrier 4.0, then if you don’t like it, go back  and take advantage of AT&T’s $450 to switch offer. You’ve lost nothing. … [read full article]

Legere proves yet again he is the “Un-CEO”, gets thrown out of AT&T’s party at CES

Last night, long after I’d gone to bed, John Legere decided he’d crash the AT&T party at CES 2014. The party was being thrown by AT&T for its developers at the Palms Hotel. According to a quick chat with Re/code, he “just wanted to hear Macklemore”, and wasn’t looking to make a scene. Although he did arrive with an “entourage” of other Tmo execs. It didn’t take long for him to get noticed … [read full article]

John Legere wishes his competition a merry Christmas… sort of

When it comes to company CEOs, it’s safe to say there aren’t many out there like John Legere. T-Mobile is the UN-carrier, Legere is the UN-CEO. Giving up stiff suits, shirt and tie in favor of a magenta T-shirt and Converse sneakers. He’s also not to shy to give a dig towards his competition, often calling out their sales tactics as being non customer-focussed. In that spirit, check out the Vine he just posted. It made me … [read full article]

T-Mobile appoints Gary King as new CIO

It’s been a busy year for T-Mobile, and I could almost certainly forgive the company for taking a few weeks off announcements and changes for the holiday period. Shame, magenta doesn’t see it that way. Today, the company has announce the appointment of a new Chief Information Officer. Gary King has been in the technology services business for more than 30 years, most recently plying his trade at Chico’s FAS, Inc. But in … [read full article]

John Legere teases Uncarrier 4.0 on Twitter

Late last night – or at least, very early hours of the morning for me – CEO John Legere hinted at the arrival of the next phase of the Uncarrier movement. In his tweet, as you can see above, he announces that Tmo is set to release customers from another “pain point”. Exactly what that is, I don’t know, and I can only guess. So far, “pain points” already struck off the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Hosting UnCarrier Phase 3 Part II Conference Tomorrow Morning Through Twitter

If you thought T-Mobile’s UnCarrier announcements were over, you’d be wrong! T-Mobile has sent out a note to members of the press and their customers indicating T-Mobile’s “First Tweet Conference for Un-carrier 3.0 Part II.” The announcement is evidently tablet related and with the iPad now available on T-Mobile, I imagine Apple’s tablet will play a big role. T-Mobile CEO John Legere and … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Suggests Carrier Will Carry iPads After Apple’s October 22nd Special Event

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has before hinted that more Apple products would come to the UnCarrier and a tweet this afternoon all but confirms that notion. In a brief tweet sent earlier this afternoon, Legere asked “What has two thumbs and is excited for October 22nd? #thisguy.” Legere’s tweet linked to a USA Today story on Apple’s October 22nd event which is expected to revolve around new iPad hardware and Mac software. … [read full article]