Tag Archives: Philip Humm

T-Mobile CEO Delivers Colorful Remarks Regarding The Competition And His Company’s Future

T-Mobile’s new man in charge John Legere is quickly becoming a vastly different CEO than T-Mobile has had in recent memory. In fact, some of his remarks last night during his company’s keynote border on either amazingly refreshing or obscene depending on your point of view. I’m very much in the “his comments are incredibly refreshing camp.” To call Legere charismatic would be putting it mildly. To say he is the polar opposite … [read full article]

Former T-Mobile CEO Heads To Vodafone, T-Mobile USA Posts Official Statement

We’ve learned early this morning that former T-Mobile USA CEO Philip Humm is on his way to a top job at Deutsche Telekom European competitor, Vodafone. A Reuters report says Humm will “oversee the British firm’s presence in such markets as Germany, Britain, Turkey and the Czech Republic.” For its own part, Vodafone announced on Thursday it was splitting its European region into two parts, Northern/Central and Southern Europe. Humm will being taking … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Resigns, Jim Alling Steps In

Whoa, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm has resigned from the company, effective immediately. Detailed internal memos from Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann and T-Mobile USA interim CEO Jim Alling follow below. Developing… Full Memo: Team, I want you to hear the news directly from me: Philipp will be on leave with immediate effect. You might ask yourself, why I’ve taken this decision? Well, here is some background: In April, Philipp informed me that he … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Talks iPhone, Job Restructuring In New Interview

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is playing a bit of offense thanks to an interview with the Seattle Times, helping to get out of front and allay any fears that T-Mobile’s recent job restructuring cuts are of any real concern to the future of the company. Humm highlights that while 900 positions are being eliminated on one side, the company is adding 550 new positions which he believes was misunderstood. Furthermore, Humm … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Updates The Troops On This Weeks Job Restructuring

It’s been a tough week for T-Mobile with the announcement of another piece of news surrounding some internal job restructuring as the company continues preparation for its 2012 challenger strategy. In this new message sent to T-Mobile employees earlier this afternoon, Humm reiterates the company’s commitment to adding 550 new jobs as well 1,000 new B2B positions. “We hope to retain many of our affected employees and are encouraging them … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Future Job Cuts, Front-Line Staff Won’t Be Affected

Just a few weeks after T-Mobile announced the loss of close to 1,000 net job losses in their call centers, the company continues to move forward on their restructuring plans with a new round of layoffs. This time, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is working through some “difficult decisions” and that affected employees will receive notification this week. We are announcing a new structure that further aligns our costs with our revenue realities, … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Says No Thank You To Verizon’s Spectrum

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm told reporters during this mornings earnings call that the company isn’t interested in the wireless airwaves Verizon hopes to unload as it seeks to gain approval for their SpectrumCo purchase. Verizon said last month it would sell spectrum in the 700MHz band if US regulators approved its $3.9 billion proposed purchase of spectrum from SpectrumCo. Humm raised concerns about the spectrum interfering with TV stations that occupy … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm: Verizon’s Planned 700MHz Spectrum Sale Isn’t Good Enough

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm met with senior FCC officials last week to discuss T-Mobile’s actions to block the Verizon Wireless proposed acquisition of AWS spectrum from various cable companies. While Verizon and T-Mobile have already traded barbs over this deal, Humm’s meeting with FCC officials comes after Verizon proposed to sell  off some of its 700MHz spectrum holdings to mitigate the negative effects of any of its deals with the cable companies. … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Introduces His Team To T-Mobile’s New Marketing Campaign

More about this marketing campaign David? Yup, there’s more and it’s possible there will be more tonight. It’s clear T-Mobile is going all-in with this new campaign, especially as details come out they are preparing an extra $200 million investment in marketing and advertising this year. T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is even getting in on the action, sending out a letter to T-Mobile employees informing them of the new campaign, which … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The Closing Of Seven Call Centers Around The Country

There are stories I hate writing and there are stories I REALLY hate writing, this goes beyond either of those as T-Mobile (internally I might add, though it’s bound to become public anyway as employees find out) announces they are closing down 7 of their 24 call centers. In a move that is likely to shore up finances the company will need to boost operations, close to 3300 employees will be out of … [read full article]