Tag Archives: John Legere

T-Mobile added 2.2 million customers in Q1 2016, John Legere says Un-carrier 11 ‘coming soon’

UPDATE: T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray teased during today’s Q1 2016 call that we should start to see 4×4 MIMO this year as well as 3-way carrier aggregation in some areas around mid-year.   The numbers for Q1 2016 are in, and T-Mobile had itself another solid quarter. T-Mobile reports that it added 2.22 million customers in the first three months of 2016, which is its 12th straight quarter of adding more than 1 million customers and the … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom reportedly considering emulating T-Mobile US strategy with T-Mobile Netherlands

The Un-carrier movement has been big for T-Mobile, winning it millions of new customers and helping it to leapfrog Sprint to become the number three US carrier. Now it looks like T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom may be planning to try that same strategy elsewhere in the world. Sources speaking to Bloomberg say that Deutsche Telekom is thinking … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s latest promo plan offers two lines with 6GB of high-speed data each for $80

One day after launching a promo family plan that includes four lines with 10GB of high-speed data each, T-Mobile is taking the wraps off of a two-line promo plan. Starting tomorrow, April 8, T-Mobile will offer a plan with two lines of unlimited talk, text, and data along with 6GB of high-speed data for each line. The plan will cost $80 per month, … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces ‘Binge On Up’ and ‘Binge John’

Today T-Mobile announced Binge On Up and Binge John. So let’s start with BingeOn Up. Binge On Up is T-Mobile amping up Un-carrier 10, Binge On. The new move will let customers “watch whatever they want and do whatever they want” without disrupting what you’re doing.  For years, the carriers have forced wireless customers to choose between bingeing their favorite shows and going about their everyday lives. With Binge On Up, you don’t have to … [read full article]

T-Mobile creates Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, wants you to urge other carriers to adopt it

Three years after T-Mobile’s first Un-carrier move, John Legere and Co. want to get some of their 10 Un-carrier moves adopted by the other US operators. T-Mobile today introduced the Wireless Customer Bill of Rights, a list of features that T-Mo thinks every wireless customer deserves. They include no service contracts, no overages, the ability to upgrade when you want, and the ability to keep the data … [read full article]

John Legere gets his own unique Twitter emoji

John Legere is big on Twitter, using it to call out the other carriers, make announcements, and more. And now his heavy Twitter use is being rewarded. Twitter has given John Legere his own emoji, complete with a magenta t-shirt. You can activate the emoji for yourself by using the hashtag #TweetJohn before March 31. Legere himself plans to use it all week “to make the competition squirm.” 5/ @twitter gave me my own … [read full article]

T-Mobile Binge On adds YouTube and more as some changes are made for video providers

Today’s a big day for T-Mobile and Binge On, as more services are being added to the free streaming portion of Binge On, and there’s one in particular that’s a major add. YouTube is now included with free Binge On streaming, meaning that you can watch all of the videos on Google’s popular video streaming service (including John Legere’s announcement below) without touching your high-speed data allotment. [read full article]

Neville Ray and John Legere call out Verizon over 5G claims, touch on T-Mobile’s own 5G plans

Verizon recently teased its 5G plans, saying that it plans to begin trials this year with the plan of being the first with a 5G network in the US. T-Mobile hasn’t made any similar 5G announcements yet, but today it did call Verizon out on its claims. During T-Mobile’s Q4 2015 earnings call, CTO Neville Ray said that Verizon is looking to change the game and … [read full article]