Here's the memo John Legere sent to T-Mobile employees today informing them about the Sprint merger



Even though it was fairly obvious that T-Mobile would be the surviving entity in any merger with Sprint, you can be sure that some of the carrier's employees had been nervous ever since the rumor mill yelled loudly that a transaction was just days away. For those of you who spent the entire afternoon watching LeBron and missed the news, T-Mobile is merging with Sprint in an all-stock deal valued at $26.5 billion. And this evening, a letter written by T-Mobile CEO John Legere, informing T-Mobile employees about the merger, has leaked.

The biggest concerns (which were shared by both T-Mobile employees, customers and Wall Street alike) were addressed in the letter; "We’ll still be called T-Mobile, we’ll still be magenta, I’ll still be your leader, and we’ll continue to be customer obsessed!," Legere wrote. That had to soothe the jangled nerves of some who were concerned that Legere would take his chips and go home. After all, not every CEO could have turned T-Mobile from an afterthought into the most innovative and fastest growing carrier in the U.S. And Legere wrote that T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert will keep that position with the New T-Mobile.

Some of the letter seems addressed to the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., and regulators like the FCC and DOJ. A video made by both Legere and Sprint CEO Marcel Claure also seems to speak to anyone in the Trump administration who can quash the transaction, from the president down. There is talk of job creation, economic stimulus, and why America needs to be the leader on 5G like it was on 4G. Because of its importance to this story, you can find the video repeated at the top of this story. As for Legere's letter, you can find it directly below.


source: TMONews

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16 Comments

1. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1832; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Saying all the right things that the Clown I mean Trump administration wants to here...

2. emvxl

Posts: 141; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

I voted for that Clown.

4. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

Good for you. Do you want a cookie? Or a pat on the back? Go back in your hole.

7. tuminatr

Posts: 1143; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

Regardless what side of the isle your on any companies merging pander if they want to be approved. I wonder if they will be forced to divest some spectrum?

11. blkatfirstsight

Posts: 39; Member since: Mar 05, 2018

Sorry to hear that.

16. applesnapple93

Posts: 313; Member since: Jan 06, 2016

3 unemployed welfare bums above ^^

3. libra89

Posts: 2296; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I can't help but wonder what Marcelo's new role will be in time...

5. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

He will be Chairman. Remember it was because of him that Brought brightstar into the fold which has huge advantages from a product portfolio

6. cncrim

Posts: 1588; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Wait another 12 month and price going up cross the board then I can said "I told you so"

8. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I remember this rumor 7 years ago, and now it's happening. Should we blame someone for the merging delay?

15. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3150; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

You could start with the Tea Party Congress elected in 2010. I saw where you were going and decided to set you straight from the get go. Presidents don't have the authority that you and 45 think they have, it rests with Congress.

9. joey18

Posts: 668; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

the end of t mobile or sprint switch back to verizon tmo new prices are not cheap any more so why stay slow network when pay same amount for better network verizon

10. goodmorrow

Posts: 26; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

Sprint and ultra-talented? Give me a break.

12. Sparkxster

Posts: 1240; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Glad Legere will be in charge of the merged company. Looking forward to better service and faster speeds plus being able to use unlocked devices!!

13. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Prices are going up now

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