Tag Archives: T-mobile USA

Loophole Allows Deutsche Telekom To Sell T-Mobile USA Shares Before Lock-In Period Ends

Deutsche Telekom Chief Financial Officer Timotheus Hoettges spoke early this morning and said that the majority shareholder of T-Mobile USA can sell the company to a buyer before the 18-month share lock-up period is over. Hoettges spoke to shareholders at the annual Deutsche Telekom meeting in Cologne, Germany earlier this morning. His comment was in response to a question from an investor who named Vodafone as a hypothetical buyer for T-Mobile USA. In its … [read full article]

Breaking: T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger Agreement Reached, Combined Company Will Stay T-Mobile

In a move that isn’t going to come as much of a surprise after both companies confirmed the talks, both boards have approved a $1.5 billion dollar deal. The combined company will be called T-Mobile and run by newly installed T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere. The deal itself will be structured as a “reverse merger,” meaning that MetroPCS will in effect take on its larger rival. Such a move allows T-Mobile to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces New CEO, Addresses Employees Via YouTube

T-Mobile has just announced that John Legere has been named Chief Executive Officer of T-Mobile USA, effective September 22. Legere is a 32-year veteran of the US and global telecommunications industry succeeding Jim Alling, who was serving as interim CEO after the departure of Philip Humm. “John is a talented and proven executive who brings a successful track record of leading and operating consumer- and business-focused telecommunications and technology companies,” said René Obermann, CEO of Deutsche … [read full article]

US Labor Department Says T-Mobile USA Moved Jobs Overseas As It Closed Call-Centers

The U.S. Labor Department recently discovered that T-Mobile USA moved jobs overseas after it closed local call-centers amid layoffs of U.S. employees. A Bloomberg report says that the Labor Department findings contradict the company’s claim and provides for workers to apply for government help. “The workers’ firm has acquired from a foreign country services like or directly competitive with services supplied by the workers which contributed importantly to worker group separations at … [read full article]

Financial Times Report Indicates Deutsche Telekom Is Talking To Banks Looking To Boost T-Mobile USA

Here’s a new turn of events as a Financial Times report indicates Deutsche Telekom is reportedly talking with bankers hoping to keep their USA branch competitive in the United States. Besides selling T-Mobile USA towers, which could raise between $1 to $2 billion, T-Mobile could also raise additional funds by issuing bonds. Deutsche Telekom is expected to offer more detail on its strategy when it reports its quarterly results in February. According to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sending Out Text Messages Announcing The End Of The AT&T Deal

I’ll assume for the moment that if you are reading this, you are already well-aware that AT&T’s offer to purchase T-Mobile was withdrawn by AT&T last week. If you haven’t already heard, AT&T withdrew their offer to purchase T-Mobile for $39 billion dollars. Glad that’s out of the way as we thought we’d post up this little nugget of goodness as T-Mobile began alerting customers regarding the ends of talks with AT&T via text message. … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO Comments On Need For LTE Network In United States

Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann spoke to the Deutsche Telekom official corporate blogger on December 20th in Germany about the need for a LTE network on T-Mobile USA. In this two minute video, Obermann states the need for T-Mobile USA to move toward a future that involves a focus on LTE technology and finding more spectrum to meet that goal. For Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA to achieve that goal, spectrum will … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts COO Statement Regarding End Of AT&T Talks And The Future

In light of the T-Mobile, AT&T deal ending, T-Mobile USA has issued a statement on their company blog regarding the deal and their unchanged focus. The obvious question right now is, “What does this mean for T-Mobile USA customers?” We’ll just get right to the answer: Dear T-Mobile Customers: By now I am sure you have seen media reports that AT&T and Deutsche Telekom (DT) have mutually decided to terminate their agreement … [read full article]

With AT&T Out Of The Picture, Where Does T-Mobile Go Now?

I know there is a celebratory aura going around in the T-Mobile world today and employees especially are breathing sighs of relief. Here at TmoNews we’re definitely glad to see AT&T and their proposed takeover of T-Mobile go down the toilet. Now we turn our attention to the fact that T-Mobile still needs a plan and their options are plentiful, with most of them already well-known having been widely discussed as alternatives while … [read full article]