John Legere recaps T-Mobile's year with a Fireside chat

John Legere recaps T-Mobile's year with a Fireside chat
Ah yes, only T-Mobile CEO John Legere would think of recapping the carrier's year by donning a smoking jacket, grabbing a pipe, and reciting a rhyme to verbalize T-Mobile's accomplishments for the year. And this is done all in front of a warm fireplace. The ornaments on the Christmas Tree feature the T-Mobile logo, as do the presents. Those who follow the executive's Twitter feed will also recognize the creepy Legere doll making a cameo appearance.

Reading from a book titled "Un-carrier Holiday," T-Mobile's CEO reads the rhyming material with the same amount of gravitas that you would expect to see on Masterpiece Theater. "Twas the holiday season, but the carriers had no cheer, the Un-carrier had them worried, twas us they'd come to fear," Legere reads. Other topics mentioned by the executive include T-Mobile's Q3 earnings report, and Legere's propensity to reply to social media. And yes, he even gets in a shot at AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, who has become the T-Mobile executive's favorite punching bag.

Love him or hate him, there is no denying that John Legere is not like the short-haired, pinstripe wearing executives that populate the industry. Legere is more like one of T-Mobile's own customers, which is probably the reason why he relates so well with them. If you're looking for some holiday cheer from the executive that loves to shake up the wireless industry, click on the video below.



source: T-Mobile via SlashGear

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15 Comments

1. carlos5593

Posts: 28; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Just switched to T-Mobile yesterday from verizon. So far service has been great. And I'll be paying a 3rd of what I was paying at verizon.. Also I just found out the verizon Moto x 2nd Gen works perfectly on T-Mobile. LTE and all.

2. StanleyG88

Posts: 240; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

Guess he didn't happen to think it was important to mention the $90 million the Un-carrier was fined because of scamming their customers.

4. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Well, the other carriers have had worse.

10. needa

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

you must be talking about the six months my mother was paying $30 a month on att for the same thing. and was only able to recoup the last two months worth.

3. suavemezie

Posts: 91; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

quit whining John legere

8. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Right? He is the whiniest most irritating CEO ever, and completely full of sh*t. Guy acts like he's 12.

15. miles16852

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

you obviously sound very jealous! and it shows...

5. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Hey...wasn't this guy in AC/DC back in the day? Oh...wait...nevermind...

6. baldilocks

Posts: 1425; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

1/3rd the price and 1/3rd the coverage. You get what you pay for.

7. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

If only that were true. There's a 2-3% difference in population coverage between VZW and Tmobile.

9. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

And their in-building rception is still atrocious regardless of where you live. If you're inside so much as a tent, good luck getting a signal. I'm exaggerating, but not by much.

11. needa

Posts: 205; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

so many john legere haters. all ya gotta do is watch a video of him talking for more than two minutes without him reading off of a script and you all will be hooked. the guy is awesome. i just wish i didnt drop calls on his network.

13. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

I agree he's cool. I agree his network has issues. So, I'd say you're dead-on, good sir...

12. StanleyG88

Posts: 240; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

Sounds really great, only T-Mo signal is no where to be found where I live. ONLY consistent signal is the dreaded Verizon.

14. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Same problem here, and it really is a problem.

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