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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 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]

Quibi will be bundled with T-Mobile customers’ plans

Last year we learned that T-Mobile was partnering with Quibi, a startup that will be launching a video streaming service. There wasn’t much known about the partnership at that time, but today we’ve gotten a little more info. T-Mobile customers will get Quibi included with their plan, soon-to-be-CEO Mike Sievert has confirmed. No other details were given, but we did learn a bit more about Quibi itself today. The Quibi service will officially launch … [read full article]

T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert confident merger will be completed, but T-Mo does have backup plans

Some analysts may think that Judge Victor Marrero will decide to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, but T-Mo COO Mike Sievert is remaining positive. Speaking at an investor relations event today, Sievert said that “right is on our side” in T-Mobile’s effort to win the lawsuit brought by a group of state attorneys general and merge with Sprint. “We’re very anxious to see the judge’s verdict,” Sievert went on to say. Despite his confidence, the … [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┬áremain 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]

T-Mobile strikes partnership with upcoming streaming service Quibi

T-Mobile appears to be dipping its toe into the entertainment space once again. T-Mobile has struck a deal with Quibi, a start-up that’s launching a new streaming service in April. As noted by the Los Angeles Times, Quibi will be targeted at millennials and will offer bite-size videos that are 10 minutes or less. Some of the content coming to Quibi will include a new six-minute show produced by the CBS News “60 Minutes” team, a … [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 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]

T-Mobile announces Phone BoothE Mobile EditionE for portable privacy

Last week we saw T-Mobile begin celebrating April Fools’ Day a little early with the announcement of the Phone BoothE, but it turns out that T-Mo’s got another joke up its sleeve for April 1st. The T-Mobile Phone BoothE Mobile EditionE is a portable version of T-Mo’s privacy booth. While it doesn’t have the same soundproofing as the standard Phone BoothE since it’s a cardboard box that you slip over your head, T-Mobile has included … [read full article]

T-Mobile pledges to support Sprint’s Lifeline Assistance program ‘indefinitely’ if merger is approved

T-Mobile has made several commitments in its effort to get its merger with Sprint approved by regulators, and today T-Mo has made another promise. T-Mobile will continue to support Sprint’s Assurance Wireless brand “indefinitely” if its merger is approved, T-Mobile president and COO Mike Sievert has confirmed. Assurance Wireless, which is part of Sprint prepaid brand Virgin Mobile, takes part in the Lifeline Assistance program and offers discounted service to those in public assistance programs … [read full article]