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.

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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
• Tizen operating system
• 1GHz dual-core processor (Qualcomm® Snapdragon® MSM8626)
• 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.

All New, Slim Pocket WiFi, Exclusively at Sprint in the U.S.

By: Sarah October 28th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 28, 2014 – Taking the high-speed data capabilities of Sprint Spark™ with you is more affordable than ever with the launch of the Pocket WiFi mobile hotspot paired with the Sprint Family Share Pack.

Beginning Friday, Oct. 31, Pocket WiFi will be available exclusively in the U.S. at 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 Pocket WiFi with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $9 (SRP: $216; excluding taxes; service plan required).

Pocket WiFi can be added to a Sprint Family Share Pack for a $20 per month per line access fee. Through December 2015, Sprint will waive the $20 per month access charge on Pocket WiFi or other eligible mobile broadband devices added as a new line of service to any Sprint Family Share Pack 20GB or higher.1

Sprint Halloween Spook-tacular Events – Bay Area, Chicago, Dallas and D.C.

By: Sarah October 28th, 2014

Take a scary selfie while taking advantage of the Best Value in Wireless, plus discounts, drawings and more

BAY AREA Sprint Halloween Spook-tacular
Take a scary selfie, enjoy 20% off all Mophie & Lifeproof Accessories and enter for a chance to win a HTC One Harman/Kardon smartphone

Calling all goblins, superheroes, princesses, and characters alike, join us at the Sprint Store at 320 Gellert Boulevard in Daly City, CA for Sprint’s Halloween Spook-tacular. The week-long festivities, held from October 27-31, 2014 will feature a selfie photo station with Count Dracula, 20% off all Mophie and Lifeproof Accessories (offer expires Oct. 31), raffle to win a HTC One Harman/Kardon phone (retail value $229.99 with a two-year agreement, excluding taxes, service not included; see Official Rules) and treats for guests!

And there’s more to our orange and black festivities!  The North County Fire Authority will be on-site on Thursday, October 30 from 12-2pm for hands-on CPR demonstration.  An engine crew of three will bring five hands-only CPR mannequins for the training.  Bring your friends and family and learn a few tips!

CHICAGO, IL   Sprint Halloween Spook-tacular

Take a scary selfie, enjoy 20% off select Accessories and enter for a chance to win a pair of Bears tickets.
The Chicago event continues through Nov. 1 at the Sprint store in the Gurnee Mills Mall at 6170 W Grand Ave. Gurnee, IL.

Sprint and Monnit Business Monitoring Solutions

By: Sarah October 28th, 2014

State-of-the-art solutions enable continuous monitoring of vital functions that help businesses operate more quickly and efficiently, and help people work more productively and safely.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. & SALT LAKE CITY (BUSINESS WIRE), October 28, 2014 – Sprint(NYSE:S) and Monnit Corporation (www.monnit.com), a leading provider of wireless sensing and monitoring solutions, today announced an exciting new collaboration to deliver wireless monitoring. They are teaming up to help business managers and employees constantly keep a finger on the vital pulse of their operations, using cellular-connected wireless sensors and monitoring solutions that remotely monitor business facilities, processes and activities.

Nemertes Research Names Sprint Enterprise and Midmarket Trusted Advisor

By: Sarah October 27th, 2014

Businesses agree that Sprint understands how to help them rise to the challenges of change, complexity and competition by empowering their people

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 27, 2014 – Sprint Business (NYSE: S) has been named a Trusted Advisor for the Enterprise and Midmarket segments by Nemertes Research, a research-advisory and strategic-consulting firm that specializes in quantifying the business value of emerging technologies.

Sprint is only one of six companies, and the only wireless company, receiving this dual accolade, as selected from interviews and surveys of more than 1,000 IT professionals rating the vendors they consider “vital to achieving their business and technology goals.”

Customers Can Now Get a New iPhone Every Year – Sprint Enhances iPhone for Life Plan

By: Sarah October 24th, 2014

iPhone 5S now available for 24-month lease on iPhone for Life Plan

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Oct. 24, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) customers can now upgrade their iPhone every year with the new 12-month lease option through the iPhone for Life program beginning Nov. 14. This beats Verizon Wireless’ upgrade policy, which was recently changed to make customers pay off 75 percent of the balance which is 18 months of device payments to get a new iPhone1.

With its exclusive iPhone for Life Plan, Sprint gives qualified customers what they want – the best value in wireless and the ability to get a new iPhone every year without making a lump sum payment. Sprint customers now have the choice of a 12-month or 24-month lease to acquire an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus through the iPhone for Life Plan.

Customers choosing the 12-month lease option will pay $30 per month for the iPhone 6 16GB or $35 per month for the iPhone 6 Plus 16GB.

Sprint #1 Ranking in Network Reliability and Call Performance in New Haven, Connecticut

By: Sarah October 23rd, 2014

New pricing offers the best value in wireless making it a great time to switch to Sprint

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 23, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that its all-new network in New Haven, Connecticut, shared first-place for network reliability along with a joint first-place RootScore® Award in call performance, according to a recent report by independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®.

“We’ve been working hard to make improvements and we’re proud to report that Sprint customers in New Haven now have one of the most reliable networks, providing the strongest data and call connectivity as well as text performance,” said Joe Meyer, vice president of Sprint Network Performance. “With our new pricing plans offering the best value in wireless, there’s never been a better time to switch to Sprint.”