T-Cell CEO John Legere slams Verizon’s new 5G offering: ‘Will not ever scale … nonetheless it is first, correct’

T-Cell CEO John Legere accepts the award for CEO of the Yr on the 2018 GeekWire Awards.

Verizon at current lit up what it known as the “first enterprise 5G group on the globe,” nonetheless T-Cell CEO John Legere was not impressed, unleashing a trolling tweet thread roasting the cell huge Monday.

The Verizon service is now keep in components of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento. The race to 5G has been extraordinarily aggressive amongst carriers, and whereas Verizon has planted its flag as the first to provide a next-generation residence group, its cell 5G plans keep to be seen until subsequent yr, as The Verge notes.

In his thread, Legere drops an asterisk subsequent to Verizon’s new 5G product, and says T-Cell has a particular 5G imaginative and prescient that may scale faster than Verizon’s.

T-Cell is working by itself plan for nationwide 5G, and which may be a large function why it is shopping for former rival Sprint. In newest months, T-Cell has inked presents with Ericsson and Nokia totaling $7 billion to help assemble out T-Cell’s next-gen group.

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