T-Mobile USA’s new CEO John Legere has a tough job ahead of him given T-Mobile’s shrinking customer base. But if he continues down the path T-Mobile has laid — challenging the status quo of AT&T and Verizon, Legere could help reshape the US mobile market.
One day after Philipp Humm’s surprise resignation from T-Mobile, Vodafone announced he has joined its ranks. Humm won’t just be supervising one of Vodafone’s numerous European subsidiaries – he will take charge of eight carriers in Northern and Central Europe.
Philipp Humm is out at T-Mobile, and we don’t know why. Whatever the reason, the move is sudden, and T-Mobile finds itself looking for a new chief executive. We have some unsolicited advice for whomever that replacement will be: Don’t mess with Humm’s work.
I have a confession to make: I like CTIA Wireless. I’ll be the first to admit that the show is dying, but the problem isn’t it’s place on the calendar like most people think. The problem is much simpler: It’s the carriers.
Verizon hasn’t exactly done a bang-up job selling its critics on the merits of its 4G spectrum consolidation plans. T-Mobile would be a prime candidate to buy up Verizon’s extra 700 MHz airwaves, but it’s not interested and wants the FCC to kill the Verizon-cable deal.
T-Mobile USA is consolidating its customer service call centers, shutting down seven facilities in six states by the end of June but hiring new staff in its remaining 17 call hubs. The reorganization will result in T-Mobile’s workforce shrinking by 1900 staff, or 5 percent.
Today’s announcement that AT&T (NYSE: T) would be buying T-Mobile USA for $39 Million — the network that Deutsche Telekom (NYSE: DT) bought…
T-Mobile may currently be only the fourth-largest mobile operator in the U.S., trailing behind Verizon, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Sprint (NYSE: S),…