Carrying the uncarrier: The Tipline for 12 November 2019

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that T-Mobile chief executive John Legere is in talks with office-sharing company WeWork about potentially heading the company. Regulators have noted the competition T-Mobile’s “uncarrier” model has brought under Legere’s lead against larger players like Verizon and AT&T. It is unclear what, if any, impact a change in leadership could have as T-Mobile seeks to defeat a challenge brought by a coalition of states seeking to block its purchase of Sprint. WeWork and Sprint are both controlled by Japanese holding company SoftBank.

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