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  • T-Mobile promises to remove the “pain points that make customers hate wireless”
  • T-Mobile promises to remove the “pain points that make customers hate wireless”
    T-Mobile (2013) ©
CASE STUDY

T-Mobile's 'Uncarrier' approach: challenging the industry norm

Contemporary consumers distrust huge 'faceless' companies. Enter the 'challenger brand', who may not offer the biggest or best, but takes care of their customers and thinks outside the box.

Location North America / Northern Europe

Scope
Being the biggest brand in the arena comes with its downsides. While wealth and reach are available on tap, the contemporary consumer can feel overwhelmed by these giants – and start to distrust them.

Enter the 'challenger brand': a Robin Hood figure who may not offer the biggest or best, but takes care of their customers and thinks outside the proverbial box. See Innocent Drinks, who've humanised themselves amongst huge, faceless corporations, or Virgin's dedication to moving against the grain in every industry they've gone on to monopolise.

T-Mobile are attempting to achieve a similar goal in ...

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