Legere could put BlackBerry back in T-Mobile stores after hearing complaints from 'Berry fans

Legere could put BlackBerry back in T-Mobile stores after hearing complaints from 'Berry fans
On Saturday, we told you about a mailer that T-Mobile had sent out, trying to get its customers to swap out of a BlackBerry handset and replace it with an Apple iPhone 5s. Late last year, T-Mobile removed BlackBerry handsets from company owned stores, and offers just three 'Berry models online. Those are the BlackBerry Curve 9315, a refurbished BlackBerry Curve 9315 and a refurbished BlackBerry Q10.

If there is one thing we learned over the last year, it is that T-Mobile CEO John Legere is pro-consumer. When BlackBerry owners and fans complained about the mailer to the executive, he immediately took action. In a tweet, the executive wrote "BlackBerry users, I'm hearing you loud and clear. Let me work with the team and get back to you." Can you think of one executive in any industry that would respond to a matter like this so quickly? BlackBerry fans quietly wait to see if T-Mobile will bring back the Canadian manufacturer's handsets to its stores.

And the famous Legerian wit was displayed once again. When someone following the thread wrote back to Legere, "Was it hard to hear us with your head all the way up apples @ss?," the CEO answered "actually no, the acoustics up there are pretty good :). I heard you."

With Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son and Sprint CEO Dan Hesse still thinking about what to do about a possible acquisition of T-Mobile, there are many hoping that a deal does not materialize, fearing that Legere would be forced out of the executive suite of a combined Sprint-T-Mobile. 

source: @JohnLegere via Crackberry


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