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T-Mobile believes pandemic behind delay of promise to hire more employees

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When it was still trying to get its Sprint merger plans approved, T-Mobile promised that it would be adding more jobs to the company. This was one of the major concerns people had with the merger since they worried it would lead to job loss. But T-Mobile promised that they would add 11,000 jobs by 2024.   “This merger is all about creating new, high-quality, high-paying jobs, and the New T-Mobile will be jobs-positive from Day One … [read full article]

T-Mobile paid John Legere $137M for three months’ worth of work in 2020

Earlier this week, T-Mobile was forced to reveal that it paid its previous CEO John Legere a whooping $137 million for working three months in 2020. T-Mo had to file the information with the SEC, which is why this information leaked to the public.  The payment consisted of Legere’s severance payment worth $136.55 million, paycheck for $600,000, and legal fees reimbursement worth $50,000. Prior to 2020, Legere earned $27.8 million in 2019 and $66.5 million in 2018. … [read full article]

Former T-Mobile CEO John Legere considering running for office

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Former T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, revealed on Twitter that he is considering running for office.  The tweet comes during the Capitol attack where several politicians and business leaders called for President Donald Trump to vacate his office. Legere, was one of those who shared his opinion on the matter. He shared that a president must “lead with love and optimism.”  For the first time in my life I am actually considering the possibility of running for office. … [read full article]

John Legere takes early exit from T-Mobile board of directors

When the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint was complete, John Legere stepped down as CEO but said that he’d stay on as a member of T-Mo’s board of directors through June 4th. Today we learned that he’s actually leaving much sooner. John Legere has left the T-Mobile board of directors today. The exit was revealed by T-Mobile in an SEC filing that says that Legere is resigning from T-Mobile’s board of directors effective immediately to “pursue other … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger is officially complete

Nearly two years after T-Mobile and Sprint first announced their merger, the deal is complete. T-Mobile says that it has officially completed its merger with Sprint to for the New T-Mobile. Also confirmed today is that with the close of the merger, T-Mo has completed its CEO transition. That means that effective immediately, Mike Sievert is taking over the CEO role of T-Mobile from John Legere. Legere will stay on as a member of T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile closing mall stores, expanding roaming for Sprint customers in response to coronavirus

As the situation with the coronavirus continues, T-Mobile this weekend announced some additional steps it’s taking to keep customers and employees safe and keep everyone connected. First up, T-Mobile says that starting on March 15th, it will temporarily close indoor mall stores until further notice. This includes all T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile shops, including dealer stores, that are physically located inside a shopping mall. While the stores are closed, T-Mobile is maintaining compensation for its … [read full article]

T-Mobile outlines what senior leadership team will look like after Sprint merger

Following T-Mobile and Sprint’s victory in court, New York and California dropping their opposition, and the CPUC issuing a proposal for approval, it’s looking increasingly likely that T-Mo and Sprint’s merger will happen. Ahead of that, the two companies have detailed what the senior leadership team (SLT) of the New T-Mobile will look like. In a letter to employees that was also shared with the SEC, T-Mobile CEO John Legere and COO Mike Sievert … [read full article]

Distrito T-Mobile is a new entertainment complex in Puerto Rico that’s opening next month

After opening T-Mobile Arena in 2016 and then getting its name on a ballpark in 2018, T-Mo will help open another new venue next month. Distrito T-Mobile is a new entertainment complex in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It’s opening in April 2020 and T-Mo is the founding naming partner with a 10-year commitment. Included in the 476,000 square foot complex is a movie theater, music hall for concerts and shows, ziplines, multiple restaurants, and a … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere teases new Un-carrier announcement coming soon

T-Mobile has another Un-carrier move in the works. CEO John Legere teased a new Un-carrier move during T-Mobile’s Q4 2019 earnings call today. He didn’t give any details on what T-Mo might be planning for the announcement, but he did say the announcement should come later this quarter, which ends on March 31st. “Yep, that’s right, we’re working on another Un-carrier announcement,” Legere said. “Our team of evil geniuses are hard at work on plans to … [read full article]

Department of Justice and FCC voice support for T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger in new court filing

In the midst of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial, both the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission have reiterated their support for the deal. Both the DOJ and FCC have filed court papers saying that the states’ lawsuit to block the merger would undo consumer benefits that were gained by the government during its review of T-Mobile and Sprint’s deal. One example given by the agencies is improved service in rural parts of the country. … [read full article]