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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]

T-Mobile and Dish nearly merged in 2015, reveals John Legere

Dish Network is a major part of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, with Dish slated to become the fourth major U.S. carrier if T-Mo and Sprint’s deal is completed. According to T-Mobile CEO John Legere, though, T-Mobile almost merged with Dish a few years ago. While being questioned during the T-Mobile-Sprint merger trial, Legere confirmed that he recommended a merger with Sprint to T-Mobile’s board back in 2015. CNET says that Legere wanted to give Dish’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile will donate up to 5 million meals to Feeding America for Giving Tuesday

Last year, T-Mobile participated in Giving Tuesday by donating to Feeding America and helping to provide meals for those that need them. This year T-Mo has decided to partner with Feeding America once again. Starting next Tuesday, December 3rd, T-Mobile will have ways that customers, employees, and everyone else can help donate to Feeding America. T-Mo’s goal for this season is to donate 5 million meals to communities in need. T-Mobile customers can donate up … [read full article]

John Legere stepping down from T-Mobile CEO position in 2020, Mike Sievert named as successor

A little more than seven years after joining T-Mobile, John Legere has announced that he’s leaving the company in the near future. Legere will exit his position as T-Mobile CEO on April 30, 2020. Starting May 1, 2020, Mike Sievert will be T-Mo’s President and CEO. John Legere will¬†remain a member of the board at T-Mobile. The T-Mobile board of directors, Legere included, has been involved in a multi-year leadership succession process and ultimately chose … [read full article]