Tag Archives: John Legere

T-Mobile is CNN’s tech company of the year

Earlier today, CNN announced that it has named T-Mobile the U.S. tech company of 2014. Citing T-Mobile’s industry shake-up as the reason for winning the award, CNN acknowledges the superb products launched by other tech giants. But despite Apple announcing the iWatch and Apple Pay, Microsoft’s new lease of life under Satya Nadella and Facebook’s WhatsApp purchase, it was T-Mo who came out on top. Because of T-Mobile’s actions in 2014, wireless carriers … [read full article]

John Legere wishes everyone a “happy holidays” in his own UN-CEO style

While most wireless CEOs will send a corporately bland Christmas card to its staff and customers (if they’re lucky), John Legere has put his own spin on wishing us all a happy holiday season. You may remember the lump of coal Vine he posted last year. This year, it’s slightly higher production value and is laced the usual sarcasm. And – of course – a video … [read full article]

John Legere’s Uncarrier 8.0 interview with David Pogue now available to watch [video]

As part of yesterday’s Uncarrier 8.0 announcement, T-Mobile CEO (and wireless legend) John Legere sat down for an exclusive interview with David Pogue, chief and founder of Yahoo! Tech. During the course of the interview, Legere goes over the Data Stash program announced yesterday. According to the T-Mo chief, this is “arguably the biggest thing we’ve ever … [read full article]

Watch John Legere’s full interview with Re/code’s Ina Fried [video]

As I’m sure you already know, John Legere was interviewed at Re/code’s Code/Mobile event last night by the respected journalist, Ina “not as scary as Kara” Fried. During the questioning, Legere – in his typical style – answered questions on quarterly performance, the competition and the iPhone. And if you’ve watched any of his interviews before, there’s nothing mind-blowingly insightful here. But nevertheless, still some interesting anecdotes and “factoids” and it’s certainly well … [read full article]

John Legere Code/Mobile interview to be livestreamed this evening

This evening from 7:30pm Pacific, Code/Mobile will be hosting an exclusive interview with T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere. And they’ll be livestreaming the entire event on their website. The interview takes place just after the T-Mobile releases its financial earnings report to press, with the earnings call set to kick off Tuesday morning at 8am Pacific in “Un-carrier style”. Analysts have had their say on what they think T-Mobile’s going to announce, but we’re all … [read full article]

John Legere talks merger rumors, #bendgate and more in entertaining GeekWire interview [video]

There are few more entertaining CEOs than John Legere. Since bursting on to the scene as the head of T-Mobile a couple of years back, his antics on Twitter and colorful language on stage has been a huge part of what makes T-Mo the attractive cool-kid on the carrier block. In an interview with GeekWire this week he was quizzed on a number of topics, and wasn’t shy in responding. Especially when it came to … [read full article]

Legere: “We’re on fire!”

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference with Braxton Carter and Neville Ray, John Legere revealed more details of the company’s August performance. Having already announced at the Uncarrier 7.0 event that last month was the company’s best month ever, the popular CEO was keen to dig deeper in to figures, stating that the company “is on fire”. From the event on Wednesday, we already knew the company had [read full article]

John Legere teasing further Uncarrier moves, coming next week

As some of you might know, I’m currently on a (working) vacation, visiting family in the land where broadband internet is still novelty, and where 4G and fibre are nothing but a pipe-dream. In that mentality, I may have missed something when reading through T-Mobile and John Legere’s announcements yesterday. Somewhere in his jibe at the state of the industry, and dissing Sprint for trying to be disruptive in a very … [read full article]

John Legere and Mike Sievert take the #IceBucketChallenge to raise awareness for ALS

Over the past couple of weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral online. It involves filming or photographing yourself having a bucket of ice-cold water thrown over you, then nominating other people to take part in the challenge. Phil Schiller of Apple is one of the most high profile execs to take part so far, and T-Mobile’s very own John Legere and Mike Sievert have taken the challenge. And then followed it … [read full article]