After seven years, John Legere will be "handing the magenta CEO reigns" to T-Mobile's current president and COO, Mike Sievert.
The Department of Justice has approved the deal to combine T-Mobile and Sprint into one, united carrier under the T-Mobile name.
T-Mobile and Sprint have pushed back the July 29th deadline for their $26 billion merger as negotiations continue to bubble over DISH assets and how the merger will affect competition.
Sprint has unveiled two forthcoming 5G products: the LG V50 ThinQ 5G and the HTC 5G Hub. Both are set to become available on May 31, while Sprint attempts to add more 5G cities to its roster.
In a recent interview, Sprint VP of Product Engineering and Development Ryan Sullivan claimed the company's forthcoming 5G Smart Hub could replace in-home, wired internet connections.