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T-Mobile posts Q2 profit, surpasses 50M customers

T-Mobile is not only adding millions of customers per quarter, but now the company is back in the green. The Bellevue-based wireless carrier turned a profit of $391 million in the second quarter while adding another 1.5 million customers — its fifth consecutive quarter of subscriber growth. The profit, which follows a $154 million loss in… Read More

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Sprint, T-Mobile looking to raise $10 billion for auctioned wireless airwaves

As Sprint and T-Mobile prepare to merge, the companies are now reportedly looking to raise money to bid for wireless airwaves. The Wall Street Journal notes that the wireless giants want to raise $10 billion for a 2015 auction of airwaves owned by television broadcasters. The money would be part of a financing package between the companies that, as… Read More

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Roll the credits: T-Mobile’s John Legere named executive producer of “Love Child,” a film coming soon to a screen near you

Is there anything that this CEO can’t do? T-Mobile’s John Legere generally has his hands full trying to revive the Bellevue-based carrier, but here’s something else he can add to his resume: Executive Producer. We noticed recently that Legere’s name popped on the credits for “Love Child,” a film currently being pushed nationwide through various film festivals and… Read More

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WTF, FTC? T-Mobile’s John Legere says ‘cramming’ charges are sensationalized and exaggerated

T-Mobile CEO John Legere says the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is sensationalizing and exaggerating claims that T-Mobile improperly billed customers for premium text-messaging services without their knowledge, a practice known in the industry as “cramming.” In a blog post this afternoon, the outspoken wireless leader points out that T-Mobile and other carriers ended the practice last year, after being… Read More

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Can you hear me now, John Legere? Here are the results of my T-Mobile Test Drive

“When are you going to do your Test Drive, Tricia?” That was the question T-Mobile CEO John Legere laid on me during our interview following a very passionate — some may argue controversial — performance at the Paramount Theater two weeks ago, where he outlined the Bellevue carrier’s next moves for disrupting the wireless industry. If you haven’t yet heard, T-Mobile’s Test… Read More

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FTC goes after T-Mobile over cell phone bill “cramming”

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile, alleging that the Bellevue-based wireless carrier made millions of dollars by allowing third-party services to bill customers without those customers knowledge or consent. The agency alleges that customers were charged through third-party billing, which lets a provider inform a carrier that someone has requested a… Read More

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T-Mobile employees speak out against CEO’s ‘raping’ remark

Five employees of T-Mobile are objecting publicly to T-Mobile CEO John Legere’s comments last week that AT&T and Verizon are “raping” wireless customers. Legere apologized for the off-the-cuff comment last week, but in their post today on the site MomsRising.org, the five women say they aren’t buying it. The post was written by T-Mobile employees Carolina… Read More

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Sprint adds 4G LTE service in 28 markets, including Seattle

Sprint customers in Seattle will finally be able to have access to 4G LTE service. The nation’s third-largest wireless carrier announced today that it is expanding its 4G LTE coverage to 28 markets, including Seattle, San Jose, Miami and Cleveland. Several other areas of Washington, including Tacoma, Everett, and Yakima now have 4G LTE coverage from Sprint,… Read More

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Rhapsody and T-Mobile team up in new Internet radio push

  Rhapsody, the Seattle-based subscription music service, is making a new push into the world of Internet radio — offering a $4.99/month ad-free service called unRadio with features including unlimited skipping, offline playback and the ability to save up to 25 favorite tracks to listen back on-demand. The service, unveiled last night, gives users some control over their listening… Read More

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere makes case for wireless merger

Answering questions from reporters Wednesday night in front of an audience of enthusiastic employees and partners, T-Mobile CEO John Legere was careful not to comment specifically on T-Mobile’s widely reported merger talks with Sprint — a deal that would combine the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers. However, he promised the cheering crowd, “In anything we do, it will… Read More

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Photos: Macklemore rocks the Paramount for T-Mobile

Wow, can we all take a breath now? In an energy-soaked performance that included two renditions of “Can’t Hold Us” and some awesome crowd surfing episodes, the dynamic hip hop duo of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis unleashed a torrent of hits Wednesday night in their hometown of Seattle. The occasion happened to be T-Mobile’s “Uncarrier… Read More

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T-Mobile’s ‘Music Freedom’ offers unlimited streaming without data charges

T-Mobile is launching a new program that will give its customers unlimited music streaming without data limits. CEO John Legere just announced the initiative on stage at the company’s event in Seattle. The initiative will work with Pandora, Rhapsody, iHeart Radio, iTunes Radio, Slacker and Spotify, among others. In addition, the company announced a new… Read More

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Live from T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 5.0 event

Tune in live to find out what John Legere has up his sleeve next at tonight’s Uncarrier 5.0 event in Seattle. The Bellevue-based company sent invitations to journalists a couple weeks ago, teasing us with the tagline T-Mobile “doesn’t play it safe and sound.” Predictions are for some sort of music announcement, especially since hometown hero Macklemore will be performing right afterward… Read More

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No cross-town love from T-Mobile’s John Legere, who predicts the Amazon phone will fail on AT&T

T-Mobile’s John Legere still must be bitter from having to move his press conference to accommodate Amazon’s big unveiling, which was coincidentally planned for the same day in Seattle. It also doesn’t help that new leaks this morning say that the Amazon’s first smartphone will use AT&T as its exclusive wireless carrier (and not T-Mobile). Either way, Legere… Read More

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A T-Mobile and Sprint tie-up will look more pink than yellow

What do you get when you mix the third-and-fourth-largest wireless phone carriers together? You get a combined wireless carrier that serves about 100 million subscribers and a coverage area that nearly blankets the U.S. (It’s closest rivals AT&T and Verizon Wireless are both nationwide and have 100 million subscribers apiece.) In the map below, provided by Mosaik… Read More