John Legere took to Twitter in a surprisingly short and subdued Tweetstorm just a short while ago to announce a new move the ‘Uncarrier’ is making this week. Ahead of its Uncarrier X event, T-Mo’s extraverted chief announced that the wireless carrier is now offering a personal 4G LTE CellSpot to any Simple Choice customer who wants one…
john legere Stories November 2, 2015
john legere Stories September 17, 2015
T-Mobile expands Simple Global international texting and data, now includes all of Europe and South America
Today, T-Mobile announced that its Simple Global Uncarrier move is expanding to cover 20 more countries. That means you can now take your T-Mobile Android phone abroad to anywhere in South America and Europe as well as many other destinations, and not pay any extra for data or texting while you’re there.
john legere Stories August 17, 2015
T-Mobile brings Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ release forward, orders open tomorrow
T-Mobile CEO John Legere just announced via Twitter that customers looking to get hold of the new Galaxy Note 5 or Galaxy S6 Edge+ on T-Mobile will be able to start placing orders from tomorrow, Tuesday August 18 from 6am Pacific/9am Eastern. Magenta customers will be able to place orders online at T-Mobile.com, through their myt-mobile app or by calling 1-800-T-MOBILE. There won’t be any pre-orders.
Customers on JUMP! on Demand or those wanting “instant gratification” will need to wait until Friday to get one in a physical brick-and-mortar retail store.
john legere Stories July 14, 2015
T-Mobile announces new Family Plan: $120 for four 10GB lines
With the new plan, two customers can get 10GB per line for $100 per month. Each additional line is then $20 per person, each with 10GB data allowance. As a special offer, T-Mobile is also giving customers a fourth line for free. Between now and Labor day, customers will be able to sign up to four lines with 10GB data on each, for $120 per month.
john legere Stories February 19, 2015
John Legere says T-Mobile passed Sprint to become third largest US carrier
T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced during the company’s Q4 earnings call today that the company has surpassed Sprint to become the number three carrier in the country.
That would mean the carrier has reached its goal set by Legere to move ahead of Sprint by the end of last year (via The Verge):
“…Going into this year, they have 55 million customers… T-Mobile had 33 million customers. We merged with MetroPCS and went to 42 million customers, and we’ve since added 13 million customers to get up to, guess what, 55 million customers.”
So as of right now the two appear to be neck and neck based on the numbers Legere shared, but he also hinted T-Mobile’s lead would be easier to see over “the next quarter or two.”
john legere Stories January 22, 2015
T-Mobile often rolls out “Un-carrier” initiatives that intend to challenge its competitors (which sometimes get copied), and John Legere’s latest announcement for the company is no different. The T-Mobile CEO shared today that the carrier soon start offering the same financing options to customers with weak credit as it provides for well qualified customers. The program is called Smartphone Equality, and here’s how it works… expand full story