T-Mobile CEO John Legere said today the wireless carrier is "having discussions" with BlackBerry about selling its handsets again. The two companies famously ended their partnership in April 2014, a couple of months after BlackBerry objected to a T-Mobile campaign that urged BlackBerry smartphone owners to switch to Apple's iPhone.
During his regular quarterly conference call with financial analysts, which was live-streamed on YouTube, Legere revealed that the company was in talks with BlackBerry again, adding that a number of fans of both T-Mobile and BlackBerry "want to see us do something together." Legere said that "we are very optimistic" about the talks but details were not revealed.
This news comes on the heels of yet another claim by Legere; that T-Mobile had passed Sprint in the number of its current customers to become the third largest wireless carrier in the US. The company now says it has over 55 million customers, just ahead of Sprint.
Source: T-Mobile (YouTube)