“This is an amazing supercomputer in your hand,” says the CEO of the fourth largest wireless network in the U.S. (50.5 million subscribers). “What the f– are you putting it in your pants and sitting on it for?”
But don’t stop there. In the six minutes of video that follow, T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO John Legere will tell you more about what it’s like to do business with Apple than you’ll ever hear from the current CEOs of Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T) or Sprint (S).
Excerpts from remarks by the T-shirt-wearing, baseball-bat-swinging, bad boy of U.S. telecom at the GeekWire Summit last Thursday:
Legere also has some choice things to say about Xavier Niel, whose Paris-based Iliad S.A. made a hostile bid for T-Mobile in August. I can’t repeat them here. They may be actionable.
Below: The full 45-minute video, queued to the 20-minute mark.