Tag Archives: John Legere

Un-carrier 11 coming June 6, T-Mobile says that it’s ‘turning it up to eleven’

It’s official: The next Un-carrier move is coming next week. T-Mobile announced today that Un-carrier 11 will be announced at 1:00 pm ET on Monday, June 6. The event will be live streamed, so everyone can find out exactly what T-Mo’s next Un-carrier move is together. As for what that move might be, T-Mobile says that it’s “turning it up to eleven,” and John Legere specifically called that out as a hint. A past rumor[read full article]

T-Mobile shows tattoo that runner Nick Symmonds will wear after John Legere won the ad space

Last week, we learned that John Legere placed the winning bid for 9 square inches of advertising space on the right shoulder of Nick Symmonds, Olympic runner. And today it was revealed exactly what will be put on Symmonds’ shoulder during his races in the coming months. While the “F^@% AT&T” tattoo won the fan vote, John Legere explained that he didn’t want to send Nick to China with a tattoo that some folks might just … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes Cuba roaming deal, will offer cheaper calls to the country

T-Mobile today announced that it has struck a roaming deal with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba, S.A., which enables T-Mo to offer cheaper calling to the country as well as roaming while there. Specifically, Simple Choice customers can make calls to both landlines and wireless phones in Cuba from the US for $0.60 per minute with the $15 per month Stateside International Talk add-on. That’s 65 percent less than it costs today. T-Mobile’s deal will also … [read full article]

John Legere wins advertising space on Olympian’s shoulder, and you can vote for what goes there

UPDATE: The voting is over, and “F^@% AT&T w/ my emoji” officially won. John Legere says that he’s got a few other ideas, though, and so they’ll all be mocked up and then he says that we can help choose the winner.   T-Mobile and John Legere are known for doing unique things in the wireless industry, and this week they’ve done it again. John Legere bid for and won 9 square inches of advertising … [read full article]

T-Mobile takes part in May the Fourth with DeATTh Star Chrome extension

It’s now May 4th — on the east coast, at least — which means that the Star Wars references have started to flow. T-Mobile is getting in on the fun, too. T-Mobile has released its own Chrome extension that changes every text with the word “AT&T” to “The DeATTh Star,” complete with a small Death Star icon. It works on just about any web page with the the text “AT&T” on it, including AT&T’s official Twitter … [read full article]

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]