Tag Archives: Sprint

John Legere will use T-Mobile airplane to skywrite a message above Verizon’s headquarters

UPDATE 2: Here’s an image of the message that T-Mobile wrote in the sky above Verizon’s HQ:   UPDATE: Jeffrey Nelson, VP of Communications for Verizon’s consumer and enterprise businesses, has taken a shot at John Legere and his skywriting plan. Nelson just Tweeted “That time when your wireless company’s CEO did a circus act to deflect the real … [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]

Sprint follows T-Mobile in offering iPhone upgrade promo

Less than one month after T-Mobile launched its Apple-centric Un-carrier Amped offer, Sprint has responded with a similar deal. Sprint today launched iPhone Forever, a deal that’s aimed at getting customers on the newest iPhone hardware. Like T-Mobile’s offer, Sprint iPhone Forever will let customers buy a new iPhone for $15 per month. That means that Sprint customers can trade in a handset and … [read full article]

Sprint tries to counter Mobile Without Borders with its Open World offer

Following Verizon’s decision to borrow some Un-carrier ideas for its new rate plans, it looks like Sprint may have done the same. Sprint has announced Open World, it’s new international add-on that’s a bit reminiscent of Mobile Without Borders. Open World gives you free unlimited talk and text when you’re in Canada and Mexico as well as Mexico, Canada, Dominican … [read full article]

T-Mobile takes the No. 3 US carrier spot from Sprint

There’s been a lot of debate lately about when T-Mobile would overtake Sprint as the number three carrier in the US in terms of total subscribers, with the two carriers inching closer and closer in recent quarters. Now it looks like T-Mobile has finally done it. Sprint today reported the results for the first quarter of its fiscal 2015, which ended on June 30. Marcelo Claure and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Beat Verizon in New Phone Subscribers in Q2 2015

The rankings are in and for T-Mobile, there’s a lot of reason to celebrate! Earlier today, Verizon reported its earnings online and based on this, T-MO was able to add two times as much new phone subscribers in the Q2 of 2015. This is the fifth consecutive quarter where T-MO rose to the top over Verizon in this highly acclaimed recognition. Sharing the link on Twitter, T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere boasted about the success … [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]