Tag Archives: John Legere

Justice Department officially approves T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

There’s been a lot of back and forth lately about whether the Justice Department would approve the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, but today we finally got a decision. Today the Justice Department officially announced that it is approving T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger following an agreement between T-Mo, Sprint, and Dish Network. This agreement is meant to position Dish as the fourth competitive U.S. carrier, taking Sprint’s place. As part of the agreement, Dish will purchase all … [read full article]

DOJ’s Delrahim reportedly met with FCC’s Pai to talk T-Mobile-Sprint merger, decision may be close

There’s been a lot of back-and-forth in recent weeks about the Justice Department and its antitrust review of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, but according to a new report, a decision may be imminent. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Justice Department antitrust chief Makan Delrahim allegedly met last Friday to discuss the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. According to Fox Business, the two discussed how they can keep the U.S. telecom space remains competitive and how they can ensure … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers get free downloadable copy of Slow Cooker Sunday cookbook this week

We already know that this week’s T-Mobile Tuesday deals will include a discounted ticket for Dark Phoenix, a free Taco Bell taco, and more, but now T-Mo has revealed one more gift that customers can get tomorrow. T-Mobile customers can get a free PDF copy of #SlowCookerSunday, CEO John Legere’s cookbook, from June 4th through June 10th. Just launch the T-Mobile Tuesdays app or website to claim the offer and download the PDF file for … [read full article]

Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission approves T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger

This past week has been a bit of a rollercoaster for T-Mobile, with the carrier’s merger with Sprint getting support from several FCC leaders, followed by a report that claimed that DOJ antitrust staff would recommend blocking the deal, and then another report that said DOJ antitrust chief Makan Delrahim “consulted” with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on the merger. Now the week is wrapping up with some good news for T-Mo. The Pennsylvania … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint commit to 5G buildout and divesting Boost Mobile, FCC Chairman recommends deal be approved

This week is beginning with some big news regarding T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger. T-Mobile today confirmed that it’s made a few commitments to the FCC with relation to its merger. Those include mobile 5G and home broadband deployments, the promise to divest Boost Mobile, a commitment to not raise prices. When it comes to 5G, T-Mo says it will cover 97 percent of the U.S. population with 5G on low-band spectrum and 75 … [read full article]

T-Mobile contest offers trip to Dark Phoenix premiere, customers can get $4 tickets next month

T-Mobile today took the wraps off of two special offers: one that’s available today and one that’ll launch next month. First up, T-Mobile has launched a contest in which the winner will receive a trip for two to attend the premiere of the X-Men movie Dark Phoenix in Los Angeles on June 4th. This contest is open to anyone, T-Mobile customer or not. To enter, reply to the John Legere tweet below with the hashtag … [read full article]

FCC Commissioner asks T-Mobile and other carriers for update on ending sales of location data

Following some security and prvacy issues related to U.S. carriers selling customer location data to third-parties, an FCC commissioner has reached out to the operators for more info on the situation. FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel has sent letters to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon for details on their efforts to end their agreements with location aggregators as well as what their previous agreements with these companies allowed. As noted by Motherboard, Commissioner Rosenworcel sent the … [read full article]

T-Mobile internal memo leak offers info on executive moves, teases ‘confidential new initiative’

A new T-Mobile memo has leaked out that details some executive moves and teases an upcoming initiative. T-Mobile CEO John Legere and COO Mike Sievert outline the upcoming changes in the memo, which was sent to T-Mo employees and leaked by GeekWire. Jon Freier is getting the expanded role of Executive Vice President, Consumer Markets with Metro by T-Mobile’s sales team reporting to him. Freier has been with T-Mobile for 24 years. Matt … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere given $66.5 million compensation package following Sprint merger announcement

John Legere gets a lot of credit for helping to turn T-Mobile into the company it is today, rolling out Un-carrier moves and making T-Mo more competitive. If you’ve ever wondered what kind of compensation Legere gets for transforming T-Mobile, some details on that have now come out. T-Mobile granted Legere a compensation package worth $66.5 million last year, most of which came from a stock award that was given to him the day that … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint execs advocate merger to FCC, focusing on pricing and 5G

Following rumors that Department of Justice staffers have told T-Mobile and Sprint that their merger is unlikely to get approval as it’s currently structured, several T-Mo and Sprint executives paid a visit to Washington D.C. to argue why the deal should be approved. T-Mobile CEO John Legere, T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, Sprint executive chairman Marcelo Claure, and other execs met with FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel last week to present their case … [read full article]