They are setting off fireworks in Bellevue this morning as T-Mobile’s subscriber count showed positive results for the first time in nearly four years. The Magenta carrier released preliminary key customer results prior to their May 8th official release and announced the total customer base had increased 579,000 customers to 34 million. “Our customer experience improvement initiatives and the increase of higher credit quality customers coming over to T-Mobile are resulting in more … [read full article]
In the midst of all the UNcarrier and Simple Choice news out of Bellevue, a bit of sad news today as another round of layoffs hit company HQ. We got word right after noon local time that around 200-300 employees were laid off from various departments. T-Mobile recently laid off 100 people earlier this month as the company prepares for the … [read full article]
T-Mobile’s tough-talking CEO John Legere made the media rounds following the company’s UNcarrier event and it’s getting more and more fun hearing him talk. His refreshing albeit semi-vulgar approach to the industry and specifically T-Mobile’s place in the market is certainly a whole new way to look at wireless carrier CEOs. The full … [read full article]
Ever since T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere took the stage at the company’s CES event back in early January, we knew he had a penchant for saying whatever was on his mind. That same sentiment took center stage again yesterday during the Simple Choice event with Legere kicking things off calling for “Stop the bullshit” in reference to the industry’s traditional subsidy model. If you thought he was done after that, there’s plenty more when he turned … [read full article]
Wow, what a day, what a day. Aside from today easily being the best day of traffic in TmoNews’ history and the day that T-Mobile’s CEO calls me out on stage — today marks a historic shift in the US wireless industry. With that in mind, there’s plenty to catch up on. So here’s a list of all of today’s UNcarrier and Simple Choice news for your reading enjoyment: Liveblog: T-Mobile’s … [read full article]
For those of us who love to grab the next best thing in the smartphone world, T-Mobile dropped a hint to CNET that the company is considering a “club” allowing for “anytime upgrades.” The club, which would require a “very small” membership fee would allow for a maximum of two upgrades per year, though it’s unclear if any membership fee would be annual or monthly. In exchange for this fee, customers would receive … [read full article]
Want to read all about T-Mobile’s UNcarrier news as it went down? Of course you do, and you want to read about T-Mobile CEO John Legere calling me out by name. It’s all in our liveblog recap.
If you missed our exciting liveblog of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier event this morning and the TmoNews “shout-out,” not to worry. T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is breaking down everything that’s happening and all that UNcarrier means in this 105 second video. T-Mobile is unveiling the best upgrade program in wireless, the best devices, and much more.Watch the video … [read full article]
Earlier today, T-Mobile held an event to show off the new plans and payment schemes for service and phones. There weren’t many surprises given all the leaks we’ve had in the last few weeks about T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier” offering. Like John Legere promised back in December, the new plans are very simple and pretty easy to understand once you grasp the basic concepts behind the plans. When looking at them on the … [read full article]
New T-Mobile #simplechoice marketing spots posted as the liveblog does down!