He said, "first AT&T is the most aggressive player in wireless to beat up T-Mobile up and now they are buying them". John said, "AT&T is the most aggressive player in the industry and their exclusive relationship with Apple iPhone was the inflection point in the business that damaged T-Mobile the most. Is AT&T making a smart decision to buy T-Mobile before it gets the iPhone 4 in the coming months. Devices used to be available across all carriers which is another anti-trust issue that continues to be ignored. T-Mobile had to go to a low-end customer base because they lacked the iPhone and their revenue growth dramatically slowed.
John W. Stanton has a lot of industry credibility being the founder and former CEO of Western Wireless Corporation and former chairman and CEO of Voice Stream Wireless and former chairman of the CTIA. VoicesStream was sold to Deutsche Telecom and was re-branded to T-Mobile John is worth an estimated his net worth US$1.1 billion.
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