FREE Calling to Mexico and Select Hispanic and Latin American Countries through 2015

By: Sarah October 3rd, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Oct. 3, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) – Just in time for the upcoming holidays, Sprint provides one of the best gifts for Hispanic families – the opportunity to call friends and family members internationally at no charge. For a limited time, new customers who switch to any eligible1 Sprint plan will receive 500 FREE minutes of calling every month through 2015 to mobile phones and landlines in Mexico and 9 additional Hispanic and Latin American countries, including the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Spain and Brazil with the launch of its Sprint Mexico & More 500 international add-on. After the 500 minutes each month, calls to Mexico are just $.01 per minute and low per minute rates are offered to the 9 other countries. The promotion runs through December 5, 2014 and the offer is good through December 31, 2015.  After December 31, 2015, customers will pay just $5 per month for the plan. Existing Sprint customers can also add Sprint Mexico & More 500 for $5 per month with a qualifying plan.

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Sprint Breaks into a Leadership Position for Performance in the Twin Cities

By: Sarah October 2nd, 2014

Sprint network transformed to deliver superior performance

New pricing offers the best value in wireless making it a great time to switch to America’s Newest Network

MINNEAPOLIS (BUSINESS WIRE), October 02, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that its all-new network in Minneapolis and St. Paul received a first-place RootScore® Award for text performance and a shared first-place ranking in call performance, according to a recent report by independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®.

“We have been working hard to improve performance and we will continue to invest in our Minnesota network,” said Joe Meyer, vice president of Sprint Network Performance. “We’re pleased to see these outstanding results, and now with our new pricing plans, there’s never been a better time to switch to America’s Newest Network.”

Sprint Stands Behind Promise to Deliver “Double the Data”

By: Sarah October 1st, 2014

Sprint Doubles the Data of AT&T Promotion with Sprint Family Share Pack and Sprint Business Share Offers

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), October 01, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) continues its pledge to provide U.S. consumers “double the data” compared to AT&T and Verizon for the same or lower monthly price. Starting today, Sprint is offering double the data of AT&T’s recently announced promotion by adding value to the high-end data allowances on data share plans. These changes, in combination with Sprint’s capacity-rich 2.5 GHz spectrum position and America’s Newest Network, further illustrates Sprint’s commitment to deliver the best value to consumers.

O’Hare International Airport Sprint #1 in Data Performance

By: Sarah September 24th, 2014

New iPhone 6 offers provide the best value in wireless making it a great time to switch to America’s Newest Network

CHICAGO (BUSINESS WIRE), September 24, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that its all-new network received a first-place RootScore® Award for data performance at O’Hare International Airport, according to a recent report by independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®.

Sprint Industry Leader in Electronics Recycling

By: Sarah September 24th, 2014

Sprint among four companies to receive the EPA’s first Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge Champion Award, marking Sprint’s 3rd EPA Award in 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 24, 2014 – Yesterday, Sprint was honored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the first-ever Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge Champion Award for its leadership in collecting and responsibly managing electronics waste.

Sprint was one of only two recipients in the non-product category for the Electronics Challenge Champion Award. This marks the third major award that Sprint has received in 2014 by the EPA, following the Climate Leadership Award and the WasteWise Partner of the Year.

$100,000 Project Connect Donation from Sprint to Help Youth Succeed in Digital World

By: Sarah September 8th, 2014

Sprint-provided Dell laptops and Internet connectivity will help bridge digital divide and enrich educational experience for Bay Area students

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 08, 2014 – Some 65 Bay Area students will receive the educational tools they need to navigate and thrive in today’s online world. Sprint, through the Sprint Project Connect Program, will donate 65 Dell laptops and Internet connectivity to enable some students and their teachers at Kennedy High School (KHS) in the West Contra Costa Unified School District to claim a richer learning experience that spans the “digital divide.”

“Increasingly, our daily lives, both personally and professionally, require the use and understanding of digital technology,” said Ralph Reid, vice president — Corporate Responsibility at Sprint. “Students without the economic means to fully participate in the digital realm can be at a severe disadvantage in working toward a better future. Sprint is proud to provide the equipment, technological solutions and resources these students and teachers need to access the most current educational resources available and to achieve their highest educational goals.”

15 Additional Rural Carriers for Sprint 4G LTE Roaming

By: Sarah September 5th, 2014

Sprint’s Rural Roaming Preferred Provider program now includes 27 carriers; extends 4G LTE coverage in 27 states, 565,000 square miles and a population of more than 38 million people

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 05, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that it has reached 4G LTE agreements with 15 additional rural and regional network carriers as part of the Rural Roaming Preferred Provider program it announced with Competitive Carriers Association earlier this year. The program gives smaller carriers a clear path forward to high speed mobile broadband solutions by providing the carriers low-cost access to Sprint’s nationwide 4G LTE network and an opportunity to access an expanded range of mobile devices.

Including the new agreements, the program now includes 27 carriers, extending coverage in 27 states, over 565,000 square miles and a population of more than 38 million people. The 15 carriers joining the program are:

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Featuring Sprint Spark Available Sept. 12

By: Sarah September 4th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 04, 2014 – Beginning on Friday, Sept. 12, Sprint (NYSE: S) will bring to life the ultimate entertainment experience with the ultrathin 6.6mm Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5, featuring a high-resolution Super AMOLED™ display with the high-speed network data capabilities of Sprint Spark™ enhanced LTE, where available.

Available in Titanium Bronze, Galaxy Tab S will be available in Sprint direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Web Sales, Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 and Sprint Business Sales. With Sprint Easy Pay, well-qualified buyers can purchase Galaxy Tab S with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09 (SRP: $649.99; excluding taxes) and requires a service plan.

Fact Sheet: Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5

By: Sarah September 4th, 2014

Premium Sprint Spark experience with a thin, lightweight design


  • Sprint Spark™ enhanced LTE
  • Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat
  • 2.3GHz quad-core processor (Qualcomm MSM8974 chipset)
  • 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
  • Mobile hotspot capability supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously
  • Samsung Knox™3 to ensure that businesses have the security and control they require to protect sensitive data from the hardware layer to the application layer
  • Quick Connect defaults to the best technology to share your content, send files, share your screen or control nearby devices
  • E-meetings, a personal organizer that shares data simultaneously on multiple devices allowing users to take notes, edit the same file and share file revisions
  • Fingerprint4 sensor makes multi-user access easy and secure
  • Dropbox® cloud storage and file syncing service
  • Personal and business email, as well as IM through Google Talk™
  • Google Mobile™ wireless services such as Google Search™, Gmail™, Google Maps™ for Android, Google Calendar™, Voice Actions and YouTube™
  • Wi-Fi Miracast® to wirelessly mirror a smartphone or tablet display
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Sprint Offering Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

By: Sarah September 3rd, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 03, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE: S) will be the only wireless carrier to offer the U.S. variant of Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 and Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge paired with the high-speed network capability of Sprint Spark™ and Samsung Gear™ VR.

Introduced by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are the next generation of the popular Samsung Galaxy Note family of smartphones and Gear VR adds a new dimension to the mobile entertainment viewing experience.

Ryan Sullivan, vice president-Product Development, Sprint, issued the following statement: