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Analysts convinced on T-Mobile overtaking Sprint, just not sure when

If T-Mobile’s controversial CEO, John Legere is to be believed, T-Mobile has already overtaken Sprint as the third largest carrier in the States. This is down to the fact that Ol’ Yeller has been counting its inactive customers for much longer than is normal. Or at least, that’s what Legere claims. Regardless, most analysts are singing from the same hymn sheet now, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q4 and full year 2014 earnings call to take place on Feb. 19

Although the company has already announced preliminary financial results for the final quarter and full fiscal year of 2014, T-Mobile is set to announce full results officially on February 19th. Just six days from now. The call will run for approximately 90 mins and will be an “extended, open conversation” kicking off at 9:00am Eastern, and ending at 10:30am Eastern. That’s 6:00am to 7:30am Pacific. As with Q3′s entertaining earnings call, … [read full article]

Sprint CEO not fazed by T-Mobile’s momentum

While John Legere is pursuing Sprint and seeking to overtake it as the #3 carrier in the U.S., it seems his rival is focussed on more important things. In an interview with CNET, Marcelo Claure revealed that he’s not focussed on who’s number 3 or number 4, but rather on improving its network. “T-Mobile has great momentum,” he said. “I’m focused on fixing the fundamentals whether we’re No. 3 or … [read full article]

Superbowl mobile traffic: T-Mobile network proves fastest in Phoenix Stadium

More people than ever before tuned in during the Patriots’ defeat of the Seahawks last weekend. And while Superbowl itself proved more popular than it ever has been on TV, it was in and around the venue where we get the most interesting mobile network story of the weekend. First up, we talk speed. T-Mobile’s network in the University of Phoenix Stadium area proved to offer the best download speeds of the four … [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[read full article]

“Super-Maverick” T-Mobile and Sprint merged company “intrigued” Deutsche Telekom chief

Re/code early this morning published an insightful exclusive report having recently spoken to Tim Hoettges, Deutsche Telekom’s CEO. He stated that although T-Mobile’s recent moment is great, it still needs “greater scale” to compete with AT&T and Verizon. One way to do that would have been to merge with Sprint. Speaking to Re/code outside the DLD Conference in Munich, Hoettges remarked that he was “intrigued by the idea of having a … [read full article]

NTelos selling its PCS Spectrum in eastern Virginia to T-Mobile

According to a report this morning, nTelos Wireless – a Sprint wholesale partner – is exiting its eastern Virginia markets to prioritize western Virginia and West Virginia. It plans to sell around $56 million worth of 1900MHz spectrum to T-Mobile, which will help the Uncarrier with its continued LTE expansion.  Ntelos entered an agreement to sell its wireless spectrum licenses in Hampton Roads and Richmond to T-Mobile for about $56 million in cash, … [read full article]

Detailed report shows how T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint compared in Q3

It seems an age since T-Mobile announced its results for Q3 of this year, having added a record number of branded postpaid additions. It also posted double digit service revenue growth. In fact, in virtually every measurable performance indicator, T-Mobile showed incredible statistics. Jan Dawson, a knowledgeable and respected wireless industry analyst at Jackdaw, has teamed up exclusively with Fierce Wireless to publish his third quarter slides which show how T-Mobile stacked up … [read full article]