Helio Shifts Management
Helio, an MVNO joint partnership between SK Telecom and Earthlink, announced that CEO Sky Dayton has moved out of the company's top management spot and will now occupy the role as non-executive chairman of the board. Taking his place is current president and COO Wohnee Sull. According to Helio, Dayton has a history of relinquishing daily management responsibilities after several years. The rest of Helio's senior management team will remain unchanged. Helio trimmed some of its workforce last summer.
T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to Merge and Unite Under T-Mobile Brand and Leadership
Apr 29, 2018
T-Mobile and Sprint today announced plans to merge in an all-stock deal that will create a "New T-Mobile" worth $146 billion. The new company's combined radio spectrum assets will allow it to accelerate deployment of 5G technology.
Verizon CEO McAdam to Retire, Will Be Replaced by Vestberg
Jun 8, 2018
Verizon Communications today said long-serving Lowell McAdam will vacate his position as CEO on August 1. He will remain with the company as Executive Chairman of the Board through the end of the year, and then transition to a Non-executive Chairman role in 2019.
Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai to Step Aside
Feb 2, 2018
Sony today said it plans to make changes to its corporate leadership later this year. Current President and CEO Kazuo Hirai, largely seen as responsible for turning around the company's fortunes, will stand down from his leadership role on April 1.
Sprint Names Michel Combes As President and CFO
Jan 4, 2018
Sprint today appointed seasoned telecom executive Michel Combes as President and Chief Financial Officer. Combes replaces Tarek Robbiati, who will transition away from Sprint at the end of the month.
Facebook Prepping 'Clear History' Tool
May 1, 2018
Facebook today said it is working on a feature that will let people effectively delete their browsing history, as far as Facebook is concerned. Clear History will let Facebook users "see the websites and apps that send us information when you use them, delete this information from your account, and turn off our ability to store it associated with your account going forward." As Facebook explains, apps and web sites pay attention to how people use Facebook and send that information to Facebook to help the social network improve its experience.
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