Tag Archives: Mike Sievert

T-Mobile prepping its own feature to link a phone number across devices

AT&T today announced NumberSync, a feature that’ll let customers use their phone number across connected devices like smartwatches and tablets. AT&T’s not the only carrier that’s cooking up such a feature, though. T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert says that Magenta is working up its own version of NumberSync, adding that it’ll beat out AT&T’s offering. “What we are working on will make this version one offering from AT&T look small,” [read full article]

Net Neutrality rules shouldn’t impact T-Mobile’s Music Freedom offer

It wasn’t long ago that the FCC finally announced what American consumers nationwide wanted to hear: Internet was being re-classified and net neutrality is coming in. At least, that’s the plan. Once classed as a utility under Title II, internet – both mobile and fixed line – will be open and competitive and big corporations won’t be able to pay ISPs a premium … [read full article]

Mike Sievert being promoted to COO in T-Mobile executive re-shuffle

In an email sent out to all T-Mobile employees this morning, John Legere outlined a corporate re-shuffle taking place at the Un-carrier. Undoubtedly, the biggest news is Mike Sievert’s move from CMO (chief marketing officer) to COO (chief operating officer). In the memo to staff – which we’ve been able to look at (thanks to our sources) – Legere states that he has created the position for Sievert. His responsibilities will include guiding … [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]

T-Mobile “very interested” in selling iPhones through MetroPCS

Just a year after the MetroPCS deal went through, T-Mobile announced yesterday that over half the subscriber base has moved over to a T-Mobile compatible handset. Which is great news, considering the CDMA network shutdown going on in at least three more major markets very soon. But, there’s one handset not currently available through MetroPCS: iPhone. In a comment to Re/code, Mike Sievert told the site that the company is “very interested” in … [read full article]

T-Mobile competitors realize Magenta “cleaned their clocks” in first quarter

On May 1st, we’re expecting T-Mobile to announce its Q1 financial results. And, while we don’t have any official figures on sales, subscriber additions, revenues or profits, everything is pointing towards it having been a very successful three-month period for Magenta. In an interview with GeekWire, Mike Sievert claims that the carrier’s opposition know that T-Mo had a great quarter, … [read full article]

(Update: Legere’s in on the act) Mike Sievert teases Uncarrier 5.0, promises “big throw-down”

It seems like ages since we got the last major Uncarrier phase at CES in January this year. Three months can certainly seem like a long time in tech. But just to reassure us that phase 4.0 wasn’t the last, Mike Sievert, the company CMO teased the upcoming major changes last night. Uncarrier 5.0 is coming very soon: It’s time for another big throw-down from T-Mo. We’re changing wireless for the better, again. … [read full article]

Record 100 thousand Galaxy S5 pre-registrations in 2 days for T-Mobile

On Monday afternoon, Samsung took the wraps off its latest flagship device: The Galaxy S5 split opinions among tech enthusiasts, but it’s clearly proving a hit with consumers. Only two days after opening up pre-registration for the device, T-Mobile has collected more than 100,000 submissions on its registration page. Mike Sievert tweeted the announcement a yesterday evening. Whichever way you look at it, that’s an impressive figure. Of course, it … [read full article]