Tag Archives: Marcelo Claure

Florida woman drives SUV into T-Mobile store, says she was having a ‘bad day’

A woman who recently had a “bad day” decided to take it out on a T-Mobile store. A video posted online shows a woman driving her SUV into a T-Mobile store in Palm Springs, Fla. Shinobia Montoria Wright is said to have visited the store on Wednesday to exchange her cracked iPhone, then returned the next day and drove her vehicle into the store. It’s said that she then started smashing glass displays with a squeegee … [read full article]

Sprint CEO confirms interest in T-Mobile merger, but says no talks happening

Earlier this week, a report suggested that SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son was interested in merging Sprint — which his company is the majority owner of — with T-Mobile. Now Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has commented on that report. In an interview with Fortune, Claure confirmed that there is interest in merging Sprint and T-Mobile. “We’ve always said that we were interested, Claure said, adding that “it would be nice to combine both companies to give … [read full article]

Sprint posts videos of CEO’s Listening Tour, including one person calling T-Mobile ‘ghetto’

UPDATE: The video with the “ghetto” comment has been taken down, with Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure saying, “My job is to listen to consumers. Our point was to share customer views. Bad judgment on our part. Apologies. Taking the video down.”   Earlier this year, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure went on a “Listening Tour” that saw him ask questions of … [read full article]

Sprint sending holiday gift baskets to T-Mobile stores that include URL for Sprint’s jobs website

T-Mobile and Sprint have a pretty heated rivalry, with John Legere throwing jabs like “Sprint like hell” and accusing the number four carrier of “copying all the time” and Sprint advertising a recent promo by flying a banner over T-Mobile headquarters. The CEOs of the two carriers have even traded blows on Twitter. Today another chapter … [read full article]

Sprint joining the movement to kill contracts, will ditch them by the end of 2015

Years after T-Mobile was the first US carrier to kill the contract, the other major US carriers are finally following suit. First it was Verizon, and now Sprint has said that it, too, plans to stop offering two-year contracts. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has said that his carrier plans to stop offering contracts by the … [read full article]

John Legere teases ‘something great’ for next week, says he’s working on Apple Music for Music Freedom

After Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure took to Twitter to say that he’s tired of T-Mobile’s Un-carrier B.S., John Legere held a quick Periscope session to discuss the matter and drop a couple of hints about T-Mo’s future plans. During a lengthy Periscope stream from a beach in The Hamptons in New York, John Legere suggested that Marcel Claure’s Twitter rant was the result of him “having … [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]

John Legere finally gets a reaction from Sprint CEO on Twitter

John Legere likes to berate the competition, quite publicly, on Twitter. And during the Superbowl event yesterday evening he took time to aim his jibes at Sprint’s commercials. Something which the CEO himself has said he does to try and get a response. This time he got one. Sort of. Half-assed commercial, half-assed data speeds. #typical @sprint. #SprintLikeHell — John Legere (@JohnLegere) February 2, 2015 In most cases, the … [read full article]