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T-Mobile Hits Back After Advertising Council Advises Carrier To Modify Marketing Claims

If anyone actually thought T-Mobile CEO John Legere would take the AT&T/National Advertising Division rebuke lying down, well…we’re just going to call you silly. Taking the NDA findings lying down is exactly the opposite of what T-Mobile and their boisterous CEO will do. In fact, Legere dropped this image off to me on Twitter boasting how he is reacting in a way AT&T likely never expected. AT&T may not have expected … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere, Best Twitter Account In Wireless?

Ok, if you had the chance to sit down one-on-one with T-Mobile CEO John Legere, you might ask for better phones, (even) cheaper rate, improved service or something else you want T-Mobile to do better. Still, if you’re a social media junkie like me you might recognize that Legere has quickly become the most interesting and active wireless executives in recent memory. With the knowledge that I doubt we’ll ever see Dan Hesse … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO Aims To Cut Costs While Maintaining Aggressive UNcarrier Approach

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To say that T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is a different sort of CEO than the mobile industry has seen in some time would be putting it mildly. Gone are the stuffy suits and standard industry talk and in is the trash-talking, sport-coat wearing John Legere. His time spent at Global Crossing as CEO minted his belief that things she look cheap and be cheap, a philosophy he … [read full article]

AT&T Finally Responds To T-Mobile’s CEO Comments Calling AT&T’s Network “Crap”

AT&T is finally taking aim at T-Mobile almost two months after the newly installed CEO of T-Mobile called the AT&T network “crap” at their keynote CES event back in early January. Responding to the claims from T-Mobile, AT&T took out a full-page attack ad in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA today. The ad claims T-Mobile drops 2x the calls as AT&T as well supporting network speeds that are … [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]