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T-Mobile CEO pens letter looking back at first year merger accomplishments

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It’s been a year since T-Mobile and Sprint were able to merge into one company. And as a way of commemorating the event, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert released a blog post on the company newsroom. The blog post looks back on the past year and what it hopes to accomplish in the year ahead.  According to Sievert, T-Mobile has since been able to disrupt wireless for good. They are also working hard to deliver a transformative … [read full article]

T-Mobile merger has cut 5,000 jobs

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T-Mobile is facing some heat after it was discovered that it has cut at least 5,000 jobs. These jobs were cut ever since its acquisition of Sprint. Prior to the merger, T-Mobile promised that it would generate new jobs “from day one”. Unfortunately, it did the opposite of that.  In its recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), T-Mobile wrote that: “As of December 31, 2020, we employed approximately 75,000 full-time and part-time employees, including … [read full article]

T-Mobile expects majority of Sprint network shutdown will happen in 2022

One of the big questions people have had about T-Mobile following its acquisition of Sprint is when T-Mo is planning to shut down the old Sprint network. This week we got a bit more info on that matter. T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert says that the shut down of Sprint’s network will really get underway in 2022. Speaking at the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference this week, Sievert said T-Mobile has already turned off Sprint’s network … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Shentel reach acquisition agreement, deal expected to close in Q2 2021

A few months ago, we learned that T-Mobile had decided to buy the wireless business of long-time Sprint affiliate Shentel, but the two parties couldn’t agree on a price. Now it looks like they’ve finally come to an agreement. Shentel has come to an agreement with T-Mobile on how to value its wireless business so that T-Mo can acquire it. The appraisers that’ll set the value of Shentel will use July 1, 2020 as their valuation … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers now able to roam on Sprint network

Sprint customers have gotten some nice benefits from T-Mobile as a result of the companies’ merger earlier this year, including Sprint Galaxy S20 owners accessing T-Mo’s 5G network and all Sprint users getting T-Mobile Tuesdays. Now it looks like T-Mo is beginning to roll out a new benefit for its own subscribers. Some T-Mobile customers are now able to roam onto Sprint’s network. It seems to be hit or miss so far, with some folks saying they’re … [read full article]

T-Mobile wants to buy Shentel’s wireless business, but they can’t agree on a price

We learned earlier this year that T-Mobile was in negotiations to acquire the wireless business of Sprint affiliate Shentel following T-Mo’s acquisition of Sprint, and now it looks like that purchase is going to happen. T-Mobile and Shentel have revealed in filings with the SEC that T-Mo has notified Shentel that it plans to exercise its option to purchase the assets of Shentel’s wireless operations. As part of the affiliate agreement that Shental and Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile has most retail stores among US postpaid carriers

We learned earlier this month that merging with Sprint helped T-Mobile to pass AT&T and become the #2 US carrier in terms of total customers, but it turns out that that’s not the only metric in which T-Mo has surpassed AT&T. T-Mobile now has more retail stores than any other postpaid carrier in the US. That’s according to Jeff Moore of Wave7 Research, who says that T-Mo overtook Verizon and AT&T after it retired the Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile Money full benefits now available to Sprint customers

Earlier this year Sprint customers got access to T-Mobile Tuesdays thanks to the merger of the two carriers, and now Sprint users are getting another T-Mo feature. T-Mobile Money benefits are now available to Sprint customers who sign up for the banking service. That includes a 4.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY) on balances up to $3,000 and 1.00% APY after so long as you’re depositing at least $200 every month. Everyone else gets 1.00% APY on … [read full article]

T-Mobile rebrands Sprint stores as it reaches another merger milestone

T-Mobile announced a couple of weeks ago that it would officially combine brands with Sprint on August 2. Today’s that day, and as expected T-Mobile has made a few changes to help welcome Sprint customers and employees to the T-Mo family. Jon Freier, T-Mobile’s EVP of Consumer Markets, revealed that Sprint stores closed early yesterday to help transition them to T-Mo stores. Just like you see in the image at the top of this post, Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mo and Sprint will unify under the T-Mobile brand on August 2

Today T-Mobile took the wraps off of its latest Un-carrier move, Scam Shield, but that’s not the only big news that it shared today. T-Mobile has revealed that on August 2, it will officially combine brand operations with Sprint. This means that T-Mo and Sprint will be unified under a single T-Mobile brand nationwide for the first time. On that date, T-Mobile will be the single name for the combined company, so we should see the … [read full article]