Tag Archives: John Legere

T-Mobile Phone BoothE is a soundproof cube where you can take calls, charge your phone, and more

April Fools’ Day is still a few days away, but it looks like T-Mobile is getting in on the “holiday” a little early. T-Mobile today announced Phone BoothE, its modern take on the phone booth. Many people nowadays have their own phone, but talking on it while you’re out and about can be difficult because of all the noise happening in the outside world. Phone BoothE aims to help by giving you a private place … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO talks pricing post-Sprint merger, reiterates that 5G won’t cost extra

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has recently been publishing blogs to talk up T-Mo’s proposed merger with Sprint, and today another one has gone live. The focus of Legere’s latest post is pricing. He claims that T-Mobile will invest nearly $40 billion in its nationwide 5G network to get eight times the capacity by 2024 than standalone T-Mobile or Sprint have today. T-Mo will then be incentivized to lower its prices in order … [read full article]

House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on T-Mobile-Sprint merger covers Trump hotel stays, Huawei network equipment, and more

Today T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint executive chairman Marcelo Claure once again testified in a hearing about the T-Mo-Sprint merger, this time in front of a House Judiciary subcommittee. In his prepared remarks, Legere repeated many of the same benefits of the proposed merger that he’s mentioned before. These include helping to make sure that the U.S. “wins the global 5G race” and building out a faster and broader nationwide 5G network that neither T-Mobile … [read full article]

John Legere talks up New T-Mobile’s in-home broadband plans, says LTE home internet pilot coming soon

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has published a couple of blogs in recent weeks talking up the T-Mobile-Sprint merger and the benefits that he believes it will bring, and today Legere shared another blog. The T-Mobile CEO’s latest merger-focused blog post focuses on in-home broadband. Legere says that a core promise of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is to bring competition and choice to the in-home broadband market, particularly when it comes to rural areas. Using its [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms it’s spent $195,000 at Trump’s Washington D.C. hotel following Sprint merger announcement

Following the news last month that T-Mobile CEO John Legere and other T-Mo executives stayed at a hotel owned by President Trump following the announcement of their merger with Sprint, more details on the T-Mo execs’ stays have come out. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s spent approximately $195,000 at Trump’s Washington D.C. hotel ever since the T-Mobile-Sprint merger was announced in April 2018. Anthony Russo, T-Mobile’s VP of federal legislative affairs, confirmed the info … [read full article]

John Legere pushes T-Mobile-Sprint merger by talking up its 5G capabilities

After giving us an update on the progress of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger last week, T-Mo CEO John Legere today published another blog post regarding the merger. The focus of Legere’s latest post is 5G and how the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will affect 5G availability in the U.S. The CEO says that if T-Mobile and Sprint merge, the combined New T-Mobile will have eight times more total network capacity than T-Mo and Sprint do today, with … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere gives update on merger progress, says approval still expected in first half of 2019

  A little more than one week after testifying in front of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, T-Mobile CEO John Legere today gave an update on the progress of the T-Mo-Sprint merger. Legere today shared a blog post detailing T-Mobile and Sprint’s recent meetings with government officials, saying that they’ve met with the FCC, DoJ, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, other federal and state level regulators, and some consumer groups. The T-Mo … [read full article]

T-Mobile-Sprint merger scrutinized during House hearing

Today T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure testified in front of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, but they weren’t the only ones testifying. The panel also included Chris Shelton, President of the Communications Workers of America, who opposed the merger and said that it would lead to higher prices for consumers and 30,000 fewer jobs. He called out T-Mobile’s acquisition of iWireless, saying that T-Mo closed all iWireless call … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Sprint execs will talk up 5G, Huawei, and more in merger hearing

T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint chairman Marcelo Claure will both testify in front of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology tomorrow. Before they do, though, the text of their testimonies has been posted online. In his testimony, Legere claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger “ensures that America secures 5G leadership today and in the future.” Legere and Claure say that T-Mobile and Sprint’s spectrum portfolios compliment each other, with T-Mo posessing long range … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares full Q4 2018 results, including update on 4G LTE network

After giving us a tease of its Q4 2018 results last month, T-Mobile today spilled all of the details of its final quarter of 2018. T-Mobile today reaffirmed that it added a record 2.4 million customers in Q4 2018, with a total of 7.0 million customers added in all of 2018. Also of note is that Q4 2018 was the 23rd straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million customers. T-Mobile ended the … [read full article]