Tag Archives: Sprint

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Taunts The Competition With LTE Speed Tests

The Twitter account of T-Mobile CEO John Legere (@john_legere) is handily one of the most entertaining I have ever seen in the technology industry, especially from a CEO. It goes without saying that Legere is going to say nice things about his company and some  and some not-so-nice things about his competition. However, Legere takes it another level with almost every tweet and that level is “awesome.” Now, … [read full article]

Investor Sees T-Mobile As Takeover Target For Dish Network, Sprint

John Paulson, the billionaire hedge-fund manager and one-time opponent of the T-Mobile/MetroPCS rumor is now calling the new company a “likely takeover target” for Dish Network or Sprint. Paulson, who become a 2.3 percent shareholder in T-Mobile US when the company merged with MetroPCS will hold his stake in the company in anticipation of more consolidation in the industry. Paulson sent a letter to clients today, which was obtained by Bloomberg News … [read full article]

Sprint Prepares To Challenge T-Mobile With One-Size-Fits-All Rate Plan

While T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere and CTO Neville Ray made no attempt to hide their laughter at Sprint’s pitiful data network, the “Now” network is preparing to challenge T-Mobile right back. The folks at PhoneArena received the image via an anonymous tipster and Engadget has learned the plans are correct and could kick off as early as tomorrow, Friday, July 12th. Sprint looks to replace its existing “Everything” plans with new “Unlimited, My Way” … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Says He’s Open To Deals With Sprint, Dish

As T-Mobile’s CEO made the interview rounds yesterday there were a few notable remarks that caught our attention, including some comments made in a brief interview with CNET. It’s here that Legere says he is open to potential combinations with Dish Network and even Sprint. By no means does Legere say he is actively looking at them, but as CEO he has a duty to look at any potential deal and how it would … [read full article]

With Sprint Off The Table, Will Dish Turn Its Attention To T-Mobile?

With Dish Network abandoning its attempt to scoop up Sprint Nextel out from under SoftBank, the question now becomes where will they look next? Dish has made it perfectly clear that it wants to succeed and work in the wireless space, which begs the question about where they go from here? As it stands today, Dish holds 40MHz of 2GHz spectrum and a small portion of 700MHz spectrum. Analysts of course suggest … [read full article]

SoftBank Eyeing T-Mobile As Plan B Option If Sprint Buyout Falls Through?

It’s about time another T-Mobile buyout rumor surfaced because we’ve clearly gone way to long without one of those. This time Reuters is reporting that SoftBank, the Japanese carrier is eyeing a possible deal with T-Mobile if their Sprint buyout falls through. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom had been in talks last year about a potential deal and have had periodic discussions since then according to Reuters sources. The Sprint deal which was … [read full article]

Deutsche Bank Analyst Predicts T-Mobile Can “Leapfrog” Sprint Thanks To iPhone, LTE Network

Here’s some analyst fun to help start the week as Brett Feldman of Deutsche Bank calls for T-Mobile to pass Sprint thanks to the iPhone. In fact, Feldman calls for a $28 price target on T-Mobile USA stock based on a “significant” discount compared to the prices of AT&T and Verizon. As for the Sprint talk, Feldman believes T-Mobile’s planned LTE upgrade will help it shoot past Sprint for third place. We … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Twitter Account Provides New New Galaxy S 4 In-Store Release Dates

The saga of the Galaxy S 4 inventory delay continues as T-Mobile’s @tmobilehelp Twitter account has dropped word on the new in-store availability for the flagship smartphone. Pushing things back from May 1st to May 8th, the Galaxy S 4 will start off available at “select” stores two weeks from today and expand to nationwide availability at all of T-Mobile’s retail locations on May 15th. Samsung’s inventory problems have already … [read full article]

Dish Offers $25.5 Billion Counter-Offer To Softbank’s Sprint Takeover Plan

Well, you can forget any possibility that Dish and T-Mobile will look partner up in the near future as Dish surprises with a counter offer to buy Sprint. Sprint tabled an unsolicited offer for Sprint Nextel in a challenger bid to Japan’s Softbank Corp for control of the nation’s third-largest carrier. In the deal offered by Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen, Sprint investors would get $7 per share, consisting of $4.76 … [read full article]