November 14 – LG G Watch R™ Comes to Sprint

By: Sarah November 7th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 07, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) is teaming with LG to offer the stylish LG G Watch R beginning Friday, Nov. 14. Powered by the latest version of Android Wear by Google, LG G Watch R empowers users to sync music, organize information, and get notifications and weather updates for those off onto life’s latest adventures. Best of all, G Watch R is compatible with all Android smartphones – running Android 4.3 or later – such as the simple and smart LG G3, also available on Sprint, by simply downloading the Android Wear app from Google Play™.

LG G Watch R will be available through Sprint direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Web Sales and Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1. With Sprint Easy PayTM, well-qualified buyers can purchase LG G Watch R with $0 down (plus tax) and 12 monthly payments of $25 (SRP: $299.99; excluding taxes).

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LG G Watch R Fact Sheet

By: Sarah November 7th, 2014

Productivity

  • Android Wear
  • Compatible with any Android™ smartphone running Android 4.3 or later via the Android Wear app on Google Play™
  • IP67 water and dust resistant1

Entertainment/Personalization

  • Full Circle P-OLED Display – G Watch R’s Full Circle Plastic OLED (P-OLED) Display offers a trendy design yet using 100 percent of its watch face, maximizing every pixel, delivering a vivid and sharp viewing pleasure.

Sprint Helps Good Cause in Kansas City

By: Sarah November 5th, 2014

Cerner Corp., a Kansas City-based healthcare information technology company, and Sprint business customer have raised more than $108,000 for the company’s foundation through Sprint’s phone take back program.

Since 2012, Cerner associates have raised over $108,000 for  First Hand Foundation by having many of its more than 15,000 employees donate approximately 7,400 used mobile devices through the Sprint Buyback Program. As a result of the donations, more than 8,500 students in 45 Kansas City elementary schools have received free health screening exams. First Hand Foundation is the charity supported by Cerner associates through payroll deduction, fundraising and other partnerships.

Ability To Double Your High-Speed Data with Samsung Galaxy Note Edge From Sprint With 2.5GHz LTE

By: Sarah November 3rd, 2014

Galaxy Note Edge paired with Sprint Family Share Pack offers consumers the best value with double the high-speed data at the same or lower price compared to AT&T and Verizon

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 03, 2014 – Pushing the boundaries far beyond that of the traditional smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge will be available from Sprint on Friday, Nov. 14. Note Edge boasts an innovative curved Edge design for interruption-free notifications.

Galaxy Note Edge will be available in Sprint direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Web Sales and Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1. With Sprint Easy PaySM, well-qualified buyers can purchase Galaxy Note Edge with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $35 (SRP: $840; excluding taxes; service plan required).

Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge Fact Sheet

By: Sarah November 3rd, 2014
Productivity
• Enhanced LTE
• Android™ 4.4, KitKat
• 2.7GHz quad-core processor (Qualcomm MDM9635M-0 chipset)
• Access email, Internet, apps, notifications, news and more on the Edge screen without interrupting the content on the main screen
• Quickly access tools such as a ruler, stopwatch, timer, flashlight and voice recorder on the Edge display
• Enhanced S Pen™ captures handwritten notes or drawings quickly and easily
• Air Command with intuitive features, such as Action Memo™, Screen Write, Image Clip and Smart Select, that allow users to create and collect content with ease
• Multi Window™1 allows users to easily and seamlessly switch between apps and windows, as well as drag and drop content
• Hancom Office Hwp 2014 for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files from anywhere
• Quick Connect defaults to the best technology to share your content, send files, share your screen or control nearby devices
• International roaming – GSM: 850MHz, 900MHz, 1,800MHz and 1,900MHz; HSPA+/UMTS: 1,900MHz and 2,100MHz; Data roaming: GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSPA+ and WCDMA
• Wi-Fi Calling for improved voice, data and messaging services in locations that previously had limited or no mobile network coverage
• Sprint Direct Connect® for instant, one-to-one push-to-talk calling nationwide on the Sprint network with any other Direct Connect subscriber through downloadable client
• HD Voice, virtually eliminating background noise and dramatically enhancing sound quality on a call between

Sprint Second Fiscal Quarter of 2014

By: Sarah November 3rd, 2014
  • Net Operating Revenue of $8.5 billion; Operating Loss of $192 million and Adjusted EBITDA* of nearly $1.4 billion
  • Total Sprint platform net additions of 590,000
    • Postpaid net losses of 272,000
    • Prepaid net additions of 35,000
    • Wholesale net additions of 827,000
  • Brand repositioned as the Best Value in Wireless
    • Postpaid phone gross additions grew 37 percent month-over-month in September and increased year-over-year for the first time in 2014
  • Continued improvement in network performance and 4G LTE expansion
    • Recent studies by RootMetrics® see improvement in data network reliability and speeds from a year ago
    • Sprint received 94 first-place or shared first-place RootScore® Awards for reliability, call and/or text performance in cities across the country1
    • 4G LTE coverage expands to 260 million people

Sprint Lease – $20 per month for 24 months for Samsung Galaxy S 5

By: Sarah October 31st, 2014

With Sprint Lease, customers can pay just $20 per month for 24 months for Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 31, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) continues to offer U.S. consumers the best value in wireless with the expansion of its industry-first, innovative leasing program to Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport. Beginning Friday, Oct. 31, new and existing customers and businesses can acquire Galaxy S 5 and Galaxy S 5 Sport for $20 per month (excluding taxes and fees) through Sprint Lease.

Technical Chief Operating Officer – Junichi Miyakawa

By: Sarah October 31st, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 31, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) announced today that Junichi Miyakawa has been named to the newly created position of Technical Chief Operating Officer, effective Nov. 1. Miyakawa is joining Sprint from SoftBank Group, where he led the company’s best-in-class network operations.

In his new role at Sprint, Miyakawa will oversee the company’s network and technology organization, including related strategy, network operations and performance. He will also lead its relationships with key network equipment vendors and will report directly to Marcelo Claure, Sprint’s Chief Executive Officer.

Samsung Gear S™

By: Sarah October 30th, 2014

A connected wearable so you can leave the smartphone behind1

A connected wearable so you can leave the smartphone behind1
Productivity
• Tizen operating system
• 1GHz dual-core processor (Qualcomm® Snapdragon® MSM8626)
• 3G CDMA 1XRTT
• Compatible with Samsung devices with Android™ 4.3, Jelly Bean, or higher, including Samsung Galaxy S® III, Samsung Galaxy S® 4, Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini, Samsung Galaxy S® 5, Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Sport, Samsung Galaxy Note® II, Samsung Galaxy Note® 3 or Samsung Galaxy Note® 4
• Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
• S Voice™ user interface to enable search and basic device-user communication
• IP67 water- and dust-resistant2

Arrives at Sprint Nov. 7 Next-Generation Connected Wearable, Samsung Gear S

By: Sarah October 30th, 2014

Gear S and Sprint Family Share Pack offers consumers the best value with double the data at the same or lower price compared to AT&T and Verizon

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 30, 2014 – The next generation of connected wearables arrives at Sprint (NYSE:S) on Friday, Nov. 7, with the launch of Samsung Gear S™, featuring connectivity in a wrist-worn wearable with a beautiful curved design.

Gear S is smart and comfortable to wear, allowing on-the-go users to make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, or reply to emails when near or far away from their smartphone.1 Gear S has its own phone number and users can forward calls from their smartphone, making it easy to make and receive phone calls directly from their wrist.