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Cannes: Mobile First

Tickets? Check. Passport? Check. Invitations to awesome parties and events? Check. Mobile phone? Che... err... um... mobile phone? Smart phone? Cell phone?<p>Heading to the south of France for a conference that self-describes as "the world's greatest celebration of creative communications in all its …

AT&T CEO Doesn’t See How Regulators Approve Sprint/T-Mobile Deal

If AT&T couldn’t buy T-Mobile a few years ago, why would regulators allow Sprint to do it?<p>AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson said Tuesday he doesn’t see how regulators can approve a rumored deal by SoftBank’s Sprint Corp. to buy T-Mobile USA.<p>“The problem as I see it is the way the government …

T-Mobile CEO blasts AT&T and Amazon on Twitter - The Buzz - Investment and Stock Market News

No. That's not someone auditioning for Rock of Ages on Broadway. It's T-Mobile CEO John Legere.<p><i>The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any</i> …

T-Mobile announces ‘Test Drive,’ offers free iPhone 5s for week-long network trial

T-Mobile announced today that it has partnered with Apple to rent customers a brand-new iPhone 5s (“or whatever is the latest and great iPhone”) to test out the company’s network for one week as part of its “Uncarrier 5.0” event. The offer is part of the “un-carrier’s” new “Test Drive” program that …

Let Sprint Buy T-Mobile

Is the singularity finally approaching? In the U.S. telecommunications industry, at least, it looks that way.<p>In the latest merger-in-the-making, …

Don't Let Sprint Buy T-Mobile

Several years ago, I abandoned my Verizon Wireless subscription for a phone from Sprint, thinking I'd get a better deal from a smaller player. …

T-Mobile pushes the envelope - CNN Video

Streaming Music Won't Count Against T-Mobile Data Plans

Wireless carrier T-Mobile will soon begin allowing customers to stream as much music as they want from services like Spotify and iTunes Radio. The …

Watch T-Mobile boss John Legere get angrier and weirder than ever

"There should be an energy drink next to the doobie in your goodie bag."<p>T-Mobile CEO John Legere, ever the showman, took to the stage again today at his company's fifth "Uncarrier" event. Legere, who was introduced by a besuited boxing announcer screaming into a dangling microphone, used some of …

Exclusive: Sprint closer to $40 billion-plus T-Mobile deal financing - sources | News Home | Reuters

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Sprint Corp has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US Inc, edging closer to a deal that would merge the third- and fourth-biggest U.S. mobile operators, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>A T-Mobile store sign is seen in …

T-Mobile CEO: Fiery words on Amazon's Fire Phone and more

SEATTLE -- A few hours after Amazon unveiled the Fire Phone, I sat down with T-Mobile CEO John Legere, just ahead of his own crosstown "Uncarrier" event.<p>Legere had spent the previous day firing off tweets railing against what was then a rumored partnership between AT&T and Amazon. He was still on …

Mobile

How T-Mobile and John Legere are shaking things up

<i>Wikipedia</i><p>Carriers in the U.S. have an iron grip on the mobile phone industry. As a result, Americans pay more on average for cell service, particularly wireless data, than the rest of the world does. For years now, the standard setup has locked consumers into a two-year contract with limited …

SFX, Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and T-Mobile Take the Wraps Off a Groundbreaking Music Show “ULTIMATE DJ”

NEW YORK & BELLEVUE, Wash., Apr 29, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SFX Entertainment, Inc. SFXE Syco Entertainment and T-Mobile US, Inc. TMUS, +0.00% today …

AT&T Posts Strong Q1 On Adoption Of Mobile Share And Next Plans

AT&T announced a strong set of Q1 2014 results Tuesday, as the carrier successfully fended off competition from rivals such as T-Mobile to post its best first-quarter subscriber growth in five years. The second largest wireless carrier in the U.S. added 625,000 postpaid subscribers during the …

FCC approves T-Mobile's $2.4 billion spectrum deal

The FCC has approved a $2.4 billion deal that would give T-Mobile rights to 700 MHz A block spectrum that's currently unused by Verizon. The deal was first announced in January, but the FCC's regulatory go-ahead removes the last obstacle, giving T-Mobile a clear path to broader, faster LTE service. …

T-Mobile's outspoken CEO outearns Verizon, AT&T chiefs

T-Mobile Chief Executive Officer John Legere's brash and bold statements against his competitors translated to more money in his own pocket last year.<p>Legere, who has continued to tout T-Mobile's innovation while taking aim at Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, earned $29.2 million in total …

Telecoms

U.S. regulator reasserts goal to restrict AT&T, Verizon in auction | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday reasserted his commitment to helping smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction.<p>Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler and FCC …

T-Mobile’s ‘Uncarrier revolution’ could fizzle out

T-Mobile’s aggressive new plans have generated massive media coverage and its flamboyant CEO has turned into a bit of a nerd superstar. But now that …

More evidence that T-Mobile is putting a scare in the wireless industry

It used to be that Verizon and AT&T could happily divvy up new subscribers every quarter while perpetual losers T-Mobile and Sprint would see their …

UPDATE 1-Potential Sprint/T-Mobile deal may prompt U.S. auction rethink | Reuters

* Proposed deal would merge Nos. 3-4 U.S. wireless carriers<p>* A tie-up would reshape wireless sector (New throughout, adds closing share price, background on possible merger)<p>By Alina Selyukh<p>WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - A possible merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. …

Potential Sprint/T-Mobile deal may prompt U.S. auction rethink | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A possible merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed regulations.<p>A T-Mobile store sign is seen in Broomfield, Colorado …

T-Mobile Continues to Grow Faster

<b>Sprint Also Grows More in First Quarter of 2014 AT&T and Verizon Enjoy Higher Retention Rates</b><p>Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on mobile phone carriers for the calendar quarter that ended March 31, 2014. This analysis features findings …

Legere comes up with yet another way to troll AT&T and Verizon

T-Mobile CEO John Legere has become fond of using social media to taunt his rivals at Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. And on Tuesday, Legere came up with …

T-Mobile's tweaked Simple Choice plans come with more data, unlimited international texting

T-Mobile's customer-friendly "Uncarrier" schtick seems to be changing people's minds about the country's 4th largest wireless provider, and it's not done fiddling with that formula just yet. The folks in magenta just announced a slew of tweaks to its Simple Choice plans that make them worth yet</i> …

T-Mobile Sets Its Sights on Machine-to-Machine Communication

This week, <b>T-Mobile</b> made yet another "un-carrier" move by dropping roaming charges between the United States and Canada for machine-to-machine (M2M) …

T-Mobile to shut off MetroPCS network in three cities in 2014

It's ahead of schedule in migrating customers from the MetroPCS and plans to decommission the old network in Boston, Philadelphia, and Las Vegas by the end of the year.<p>T-Mobile said it has made good progress in shifting customers from the older MetroPCS network to T-Mobile. And the company will …

T-Mobile’s customers are increasingly creditworthy

T-Mobile CEO John Legere was at it again today, taunting AT&T.<p>The subscriber additions aren’t a surprise because the company revealed them back at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. That and a deeper financial loss explain why T-Mobile shares have sunk by nearly 6% today.<p>But Legere’s bravado …

Edge, Jump, and Next: the "opt out" shell game, and how to win.

Digital Trends<p>Save for Sprint, every other major US carrier has some sort of “opt out early” plan. T-Mobile kicked things off with their “Jump” offer, which was followed by AT&T’s costly “Next” scheme. Verizon was late to the game, but had a very fair showing with their “Edge” plan.<p>Where do we go …

T-Mobile is bringing 'unlimited' to their JUMP! program

T-Mobile has been an innovator in the US mobile carrier market. They have an un-carrier approach of contract free services, and have even been bold enough to help potential new customers write a break-up letter to their current provider. They’ve been a strong proponent of unlimited services, …

T-Mobile US Inc's Turnaround is Happening

T-Mobile reports earnings, and continues to grow its subscriber ranks in a big way. On the other hand, the carrier is spending a pretty penny on its …