Tag Archives: John Legere

AT&T files complaint with NAD over T-Mobile holiday video

Remember that claymation holiday video that T-Mobile launched last year called AT&T and Verizon “abominable carriers” and “major misers”? It turns out that AT&T didn’t care for the video, and so filed a complaint with the National Advertising Division. AT&T says that T-Mobile’s holiday video includes “unsubstantiated, false, and misleading claims, and disparages and denigrates AT&T.” T-Mobile denied that the video made any claims about current business practices and argued that this isn’t the type of … [read full article]

T-Mobile spills Q4 and FY 2017 results, including 5.7 million total customers added for the year

After giving us a preview of its Q4 2017 results last month, T-Mobile this morning spilled all of the details of its most recent quarter. As a reminder, T-Mobile added 1.9 million new customers in Q4 2017, which makes that the 19th straight quarter that T-Mo added more than 1 million new subscribers. T-Mobile added 5.7 million new customers during all of 2017. Meanwhile, postpaid branded churn fell 10 basis points year-over-year to finish at … [read full article]

T-Mobile gets serious for Super Bowl LII ad

After tapping stars like Justin Bieber, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, and Kristen Schaal for humorous ads during last year’s Super Bowl, T-Mobile changed things up this year and went with a more serious ad. T-Mobile’s Super Bow LII ad is titled “#LittleOnes” and features actress Kerry Washington speaking over a lullaby-style cover of Nirvana’s “All Apologies”. The video pans over several babies with showing different emotions as Washington recites the following: “Welcome to the … [read full article]

T-Mobile plans to move to 100 percent renewable energy by 2021

T-Mobile is typically known for being magenta, but today the company announced that it wants to be known for being green, too. T-Mobile today announced that it’s stepping up its efforts to be green. This includes plans to move to 100 percent renewable energy by 2021. To reach this goal, T-Mo wants to buy enough wind power annually to account for all of the electricity that it uses. T-Mobile CEO John Legere says that moving to … [read full article]

John Legere lays out predictions for 2018, including continued focus on 5G and customers

The year 2018 is upon us, and much like he did last year, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has laid out his predictions for what he expects to see from the new year. Following Comcast’s entry into the mobile space in 2017 thanks to an MVNO deal with Verizon, Legere predicts that more than one major player will enter the wireless industry in 2018. One company that the T-Mo CEO expects to see in mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares claymation holiday video with John Legere and the ‘abominable carriers’

T-Mobile loves to celebrate the holidays and take shots at the competition, and it’s done both in a new video for the holidays. A new “Happy #Uncarrier Claymation Holidays” video has been posted by T-Mobile. The clip stars a reindeer, an elf, a snowman, and John Legere, all in claymation style. It tells a story about the “abominable carriers” who “only cared about silver and gold and how to take it from the people of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile to acquire Layer3 TV, aiming to launch TV service in 2018

The announcement that T-Mobile teased yesterday has now been made, and it’s a big one. T-Mobile has announced that it’s acquiring Layer3 TV as part of an effort to distrupt the cable and satellite TV industry. The deal is expected to close in the coming weeks, and T-Mo says that it aims to launch its new pay TV service in 2018. Layer3 TV was founded in 2013 with the goal of being a better … [read full article]

T-Mobile will have news to share tomorrow

Surprise! T-Mobile’s got some news to make tomorrow. T-Mobile has announced a conference call for tomorrow, December 13th, at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am PT. It’s unclear what T-Mo might have planned, with the carrier only saying that it’ll “discuss the morning’s latest news from the Un-carrier” and that there will be a “business update” and a Q&A. A livestream will be available here. So what might T-Mobile say tomorrow? There haven’t been any leaks about … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint officially end merger negotiations

It looks like T-Mobile’s final offer to save its merger with Sprint wasn’t enough, because the companies have ended their negotiations. T-Mobile and Sprint announced today that they’ve ceased merger discussions after they were unable to find mutually agreeable terms. T-Mobile CEO John Legere said that while the prospect of combining with Sprint was compelling for many reasons, including creating benefits for consumers, a deal would need to result in superior long-term value for T-Mo … [read full article]

T-Mobile Q3 2017 marks 18 straight quarters of adding more than 1 million customers

T-Mobile today dropped its Q3 2017 earnings report, revealing that it’s extended its streak of consecutive quarters with more than 1 million customers added. T-Mobile says that it added 1.33 million customers in Q3 2017, making that its 18th straight quarter of adding more than 1 million customers to its network. Of that 1.33 million, there were 817,000 new postpaid subscribers, 226,000 prepaid adds, and 286,000 wholesale adds. At the end of Q3 2017, T-Mobile served … [read full article]