Sprint might not be No. 3 much longer, according to the boasts of John Legere, chief executive of No. 4 T-Mobile US Inc. Network improvements and aggressive marketing have allowed T-Mobile to narrow the gap quickly.
Predicting when or whether T-Mobile will surpass Sprint amounts to guesswork.
Still, Legere — expected to be Sprint’s new CEO had it managed the merger — laid down a challenge on Twitter last week as headlines trumpeted Claure’s appointment and Sprint’s merger abandonment.
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