T-Mobile CEO John Legere is known for being brash, outspoken and for dropping a few four letters words at random times now and then. His Uncarrier initiatives have shaken up the industry and its fair to say he has had an effect on the other big three mobile phone companies in the United States. Some people like him, some don’t, and I think you can count Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure as someone who doesn’t. John Legere called out Sprint after their “All In” plan of unlimited talking, texting and data were found to not be unlimited and had a cap of 600 kbps on all video streaming. Legere posted this on his Twitter page Wednesday night;
“I give credit to @sprint for swinging the bat when they do – but #allin is a swing and a miss, guys!! #sprintlikehell.”
It did not take long for Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure to fire back with a response.
“”I am so tired of your Uncarrier bullshit when you are worse than the other two carriers together. Your cheap misleading lease imitation is a joke. You trick people to believe that they have a 15 dollar iphone lease payment when it’s not true. You tell them they can upgrade up to 3x but you don’t tell them the price goes up to 27 dollars when they do. You say one thing but behave completely different. It’s all a fake show. So its really #Tmobilelikehell”
Marcelo Claure has plenty to be upset about, and most of them don’t involve T-Mobile CEO John Legere. First Sprint had a failed merger with Legere’s T-Mobile that was blocked by the United States government. Then Marcelo Claure had to get recently on stage at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes California and admit that the Sprint network had to be re-done. Also, that eventually Sprint would have to get rid of what used to be its calling card unlimited data. It’s not all bad new for Sprint though as they have just released a new batch of commercials with new spokesmen English soccer star David Beckham. In the new ads, Beckham is going store to store pointing out that unlike its rivals companies Sprint has the easiest bill to read and understand in the industry.