john legere

  • T-Mobile plans pay TV service in 2018 fueled by Layer3 TV acquisition

    T-Mobile plans pay TV service in 2018 fueled by Layer3 TV acquisition

    T-Mobile is getting into the paid TV business, with the acquisition of Layer3 TV, a TV tech company, and plans announced to launch its own offering sometime next year. T-Mobile’s John Legere revealed the pay TV ambitions for the so-called “Un-carrier” on its YouTube channel today. The plan involves building a service that avoids long-term contracts, as well as complex bundles… Read More

  • Real Customer Choice For T-Mobile’s Binge On Requires Transparency, Opt-In Crunch Network

    Real Customer Choice For T-Mobile’s Binge On Requires Transparency, Opt-In

    If you’ve been paying attention to technology news lately, you probably noticed the headlines about T-Mobile CEO John Legere and his anti-EFF mini-rant on Twitter. Legere was responding to a question we had asked about T-Mobile’s Binge On service: “Does Binge On alter the video stream in any way, or just limit its bandwidth?” But it apparently made him angry enough to… Read More

  • T-Mobile CEO Apologizes For “Offending” EFF And Its Supporters

    T-Mobile CEO Apologizes For “Offending” EFF And Its Supporters

    After an aggressive response to his company, T-Mobile, being called out for being anti-net neutrality on its new “Binge On” product by the EFF, CEO John Legere has backtracked a bit. In case you missed it, he flippantly asked “Who the fuck is the EFF?” during a Twitter Q&A last week. EFF supporters told him. In droves. Here was his apology today, which is, of… Read More

  • Who The F Is The EFF? John Legere Wants To Know

    Who The F Is The EFF? John Legere Wants To Know

    Welp, it happened. T-Mobile CEO John Legere decided to field questions about the “Binge On” program the company launched. Is it great? Is it throttling? The EFF has its thoughts. The organization also decided to participate in Legere’s Twitter Q&A which led to this gem: .@EFF pic.twitter.com/pv6V4oOJwS — John Legere (@JohnLegere) January 7, 2016 “Who the… Read More

  • T-Mobile CEO Discusses Consolidation Rumors, His Predictions For Tech In 2016

    T-Mobile CEO Discusses Consolidation Rumors, His Predictions For Tech In 2016

    As the latest year of the future folds into the next, the most bombastic/annoying/entertaining of CEOs sets his gaze on the technologies that will define the wireless space and the company he is at the helm of. Just as he did last year, T-Mobile CEO John Legere published his list of predictions for tech in 2016. Though most of his predictions won’t surprise anyone (they’re pretty… Read More

  • T-Mobile Doesn’t Like Customers Who Use 2,000GB Of Data Per Month

    T-Mobile Doesn’t Like Customers Who Use 2,000GB Of Data Per Month

    T-Mobile CEO John Legere issued a strong announcement saying that some customers are abusing the company’s network. While T-Mobile has become quite popular with its unlimited LTE mobile plans, unfortunately you don’t get unlimited LTE for tethering. After 7GB per month, you tethering speeds slow down. Read More

  • T-Mobile’s CEO Is Pissed That The Amazon Phone Will Be Exclusive To AT&T

    T-Mobile’s CEO Is Pissed That The Amazon Phone Will Be Exclusive To AT&T

    Remember how the Facebook phone was exclusive to AT&T? Remember how the price quickly dropped to $.99 cents? T-Mobile’s John Legere does and he took to Twitter today to rant about Amazon’s exclusive deal with AT&T. He makes a lot of good points mainly that exclusive phone deals are bad for consumers and the industry. Read More

  • T-Mobile USA Names John Legere As New Chief Executive Officer

    T-Mobile USA Names John Legere As New Chief Executive Officer

    T-Mobile USA has just announced that John Legere, who has been in the U.S. and global telecommunications industry for 32 years, will take over as CEO of the company. The change is effective September 22, at which point Legere will take over for Jim Alling, who has been serving as interim CEO since June. Alling will return to his usual position of Chief Operating Officer. Read More