Tag Archives: John Legere

T-Mobile CEO John Legere launches cookbook with 52 #SlowCookerSunday recipes

Two and a half years after starting his #SlowCookerSunday show, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has written a cookbook to celebrate. #SlowCookerSunday – Leadership, Life and Slow Cooking with CEO and Chef, John Legere is available on T-Mobile.com today and will be in T-Mobile stores on December 7. Pricing is set at $19.99. Interestingly, T-Mobile’s site offers an option to finance it for $0 down and $0.84 per month for 24 months when you buy at … [read full article]

T-Mobile added 1.6 million customers in Q3 2018, says 600MHz LTE now in 1,500 cities and towns

T-Mobile today reported its earnings for Q3 2018, touting it as another record-breaking quarter. During the third quarter of 2018, T-Mobile added 1.63 million customers, up from 1.33 million customers in Q3 2017. This marks the 22nd straight quarter that T-Mobile has added more than 1 million customers. Of that 1.63 million, there were 1.08 million postpaid adds, which is up from the 817,000 postpaid customers T-Mo added one year ago. Prepaid adds finished at … [read full article]

John Legere and Marcelo Claure talk 5G, jobs, and more at T-Mobile-Sprint town hall meeting

Earlier this month, T-Mobile executives like John Legere and Mike Sievert conducted a town hall meeting with former Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure and Sprint employees in Kansas City. Now the transcript for the event has made its way online. Claure talked up the 5G network potential that a combined T-Mobile and Sprint would have thanks to Sprint’s 200 megahertz of 2.5GHz spectrum as well as T-Mo’s 30 megahertz of 600MHz spectrum as well as … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with Twilio on Narrowband Developer Platform for IoT

Two years after T-Mobile originally formed an Internet of Things (IoT) partnership with Twilio, the two have come together to make more IoT news. T-Mobile has teamed up with Twilio to create a developer platform for Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT). Twilio Narrowband is a cellular low-power wide-area network technology that the companies say will help to reduce prices and increase battery life for intermittent low-bandwidth connections. The platform is made up of three parts: Narrowband SIMs: … [read full article]

MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile, launching new plans with Amazon Prime and Google One

Five years after MetroPCS officially merged with T-Mobile, the prepaid brand is getting a major makeover. MetroPCS is becoming Metro by T-Mobile. The service is coming next month and will offer four rate plans, including two new options that’ll include unlimited talk, text, and LTE data along with services from Google and Amazon. Metro by T-Mobile’s base plan will start at $30 per month with taxes and fees included and offers 2GB of LTE data and mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile releases video teaser for August 15th Un-carrier announcement

With one week to go before T-Mobile’s next Un-carrier move, CEO John Legere has dropped a teaser for the big announcement. The brief video shows Legere sealing a wooden crate that’s labeled “Decommissioned” and then wheeling it into a room that holds “Relics of the wireless industry”. There are references to things T-Mobile has targeted with past Un-carrier moves, like contracts, data limits, and taxes and fees. Unlike some of the other guys, we like … [read full article]

T-Mobile says next Un-carrier move coming August 15th

Ready for the next Un-carrier move? Hopefully you are, because it’s coming soon. T-Mobile CEO John Legere confirmed on today’s Q2 2018 earnings call that T-Mo’s next Un-carrier move will be revealed on August 15th. “Isn’t it about time we shake things up in this industry again? Let me just say that our next industry-shaking Un-carrier move is just two weeks away,” Legere said. “I’ll leave it at that and let the speculation begin. I can’t … [read full article]

T-Mobile says Q2 2018 was its best second quarter ever, 1.58 million new customers added

T-Mobile’s Q2 2018 earnings are in, and it looks like T-Mo extended its streak of quarters with more than one million customer adds. T-Mobile says that the second quarter of 2018 was its best Q2 ever, adding 1.58 million customers. That makes Q2 2018 the 21st straight quarter that T-Mo had more than 1 million net adds. That 1.58 million adds includes 1.02 million postpaid customers and 91,000 prepaid customers. When it comes to churn, T-Mo … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint’s Marcelo Claure talk up merger in front of Senate antitrust subcommittee

As part of their effort to get make the T-Mobile and Sprint merger happen, T-Mo CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure today testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel. The panel included Senator Mike Lee [R-UT], Senator Amy Klobuchar [D-MN], and Senator Richard Blumenthal [D-CT]. Legere and Claure made 5G a focus of their arguments in favor of the merger. Both executives stressed how important it is for the … [read full article]

T-Mobile won’t sell location data to ‘shady middlemen’, says CEO John Legere

UPDATE: T-Mobile today sent me the following statement regarding this news: “We ended all transmission of customer data to Securus and are terminating our location aggregator agreements.”   ORIGINAL: Today several U.S. carriers committed to stop selling customer location data to brokers, and now T-Mobile CEO John Legere has chimed in on the matter. Legere has said that he’s “personally evaluated” the issue involving user location data, pledging that T-Mo “will not sell customer location data … [read full article]