Who Is T-Mobile Owned By?

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T-Mobile US, Inc. is an American wireless network operator partly owned by German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom, which has a 43.2% share.

T-Mobile’s headquarters are located in Bellevue, Washington, in the Seattle metropolitan area, and Overland Park, Kansas, in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

T-Mobile is the second-largest wireless carrier in the United States, with 108.7 million subscribers as of the end of Q4 2021.

T-Mobile History

T-Mobile U.S. traces its roots to the 1994 establishment of VoiceStream Wireless PCS as a subsidiary of Western Wireless Corporation.

After its spin off from parent Western Wireless on May 3, 1999, VoiceStream Wireless was purchased by Deutsche Telekom AG in 2001 for $35 billion and renamed T-Mobile USA, Inc, in July 2002.

In 2013, T-Mobile and MetroPCS finalized a merger of the two companies and T-Mobile began trading as started trading as T-Mobile U.S.

T-Mobile Merger

On April 1, 2020, T-Mobile US and Sprint Corporation completed their merger, with T-Mobile now being the sole owner of Sprint, making Sprint an effective subsidiary of T-Mobile until the Sprint brand was officially phased out on August 2, 2020.

T-Mobile and Sprint accounts are still managed by employees in separate systems and the company still offers Sprint branded SIM cards.

New rate plans were also introduced as well for all new and existing customers from both companies, though all will be grandfathered into their current plan should they choose not to switch to a new T-Mobile plan for at least three years.

T-Mobile Founder

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T-Mobile was founded by John W. Stanton. 

John Stanton is the chairman of the board of Trilogy International Partners, as well as the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB).

John Stanton was the founder and former CEO of Western Wireless Corporation, former chairman and CEO of VoiceStream Wireless, and former chairman of the CTIA.

John Stanton became the first employee of McCaw Cellular Communications in the early 1980s.

After he left McCaw, John Stanton founded the company that became Western Wireless Corp in 1992.

From 1992 to 2005, John Stanton was at Western Wireless Corp. as CEO and chairman.

John Stanton  was the founder of Voicestream Wireless Corp and between 1995 and 2003, he was the chairman of VoiceStream Wireless and CEO as well, with that company renamed T-Mobile USA after an acquisition.

T-Mobile C.E.O

Michael Sievert is the president and CEO of T-Mobile US, and a member of the company’s board of directors.

Mike Sievert was promoted from the Chief Operating Officer to CEO in May 2020 when John Legere retired.

Mike Sievert Age

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Mike Sievert was born in 1968.

Mike Sievert Height

Mike Sievert’s exact height is not known. However, according to his photos, he appears to be quite tall.

Mike Sievert Weight

Mike Sievert’s exact weight is not known. However, judging from his photos, he is of moderate weight.

Mike Sievert Wife

Mike Sievert is a responsible husband and a father.

Mike Sievert is married to Houston, Texas-native Suzanne Steiner Sievert, whom he often mentions as his mentor and supporter.

Mike Sievert’s wife, Suzanne Sievert, is a former English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor at Washington State-based Bellevue College and she had been educating English Language Learners in private ESL community colleges and schools since 1997.

After more than a decade of serving as an ESL instructor, Suzanne Sievert decided to quit her career as an educator at the college and found a non-profit organization named English Language Learners Alliance (ELLA).

Mike and Suzanne Sievert have two children; Jonny Sievert and Nate Sievert, now adults and who are flourishing in their respective careers.

Mike Sievert Net Worth

Mike Sievert has an estimated net worth of $150 million.



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