February 04, 2010
How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways With Apps on My Sprint Phone
These innovative applications are easy to download on Android, Palm WebOS or BlackBerry smartphones from Sprint and can help Sprint customers treat their special someone to the perfect gift, a romantic date or a sweet gesture.
Find a gift on-the-go with Valentine's Day staples or one-of-a-kind finds with these apps:
Hit the hottest restaurant or whip up a romantic dinner with help from these apps:
Get creative and use these apps to show someone they're loved with music and poetry:
Customers can learn how to use these applications and all the features of their wireless device with Sprint's Ready Now program. Through Ready Now, Sprint retail associates can show customers how to use their Sprint phone to take advantage of the benefits offered by Sprint, including the Sprint 3G Mobile Broadband Network, which tested as the most reliable in comparison to AT&T and Verizon in a 13-city 3G performance test conducted by PC World1, and affordable pricing plans.
The Sprint Everything Data 450 plan with Any Mobile, Anytime and unlimited messaging and data saves customers nearly $50 per month vs. Verizon's Nationwide Talk and Text plan plus unlimited data package.2Sprint Everything Data plans deliver more value, with unlimited GPS navigation included at no extra charge and annual phone upgrades through the Sprint Premier loyalty program. These plans from Sprint make it simple for customers by including all the text, e-mail, Web, social networking and GPS navigation customers want on any Sprint phone for one low price.
Some downloadable applications may require an additional charge. Casual data charges of $0.03/kb and standard text messaging charges will apply to customers not on a plan with unlimited data and messaging.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two wireless networks serving more than 48 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2009 and the first 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The company's customer-focused strategy has led to improved first call resolution and customer care satisfaction scores. For more information, visit http://www.sprint.com.
1PC World claim: Test conducted for each provider's nationwide 3G service and included 13 cities with more than 20 tests per city from March-April 2009. Testing was one minute in duration, and network performance can be highly variable. Cities were Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco and Seattle. For reliability, Sprint won in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle; and tied in Orlando.
2 Savings based on Sprint Everything Data450 plan with Any Mobile, Anytime for unlimited calling while on the Sprint network to and from any U.S. wireless user, plus unlimited nights and weekends starting at 7 p.m. and 450 anytime minutes vs. Verizon Nationwide Unlimited Talk & Text plan plus $29.99 unlimited data package.
Emmy Anderson, 913-707-0618