April 11, 2011
Sprint Announces Redesigned 4G Website with Expanded Resources for Businesses and Consumers
Fully Integrated Site Offers New and Enhanced Tools for Making Informed Purchasing Decisions on 4G Products and Services
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 11, 2011 - Sprint (NYSE:S) today introduced a redesigned sprint.com/4G website offering new and enhanced tools for making informed purchasing decisions regarding 4G products and services. New to the site is a focus on 4G business solutions that are highlighted with videos of solutions in action, automated schematics of 4G applications for business, case studies demonstrating how other businesses are utilizing 4G today and other resources relevant for businesses to determine the best services to meet their needs.
What was once a high-level microsite is now a fully integrated, media-rich section of the sprint.com website featuring links to coverage tools, a comprehensive list of Sprint 4G-enabled cities, an interactive 4G coverage map, accessories for 4G devices and more. The site also offers personalization tools, allowing users to sign up to receive additional information or updates via email or to share the site directly through social media sites such as Facebook® or Twitter®. There is also a resource center featuring White Papers that highlight the intricacies of the Sprint 4G network for IT decision makers or those seeking in-depth knowledge of Sprint 4G.
“Our goal was to create one central location that contained all of the necessary resources for consumers and businesses related to Sprint 4G. We believe the newly designed site will help current and prospective customers explore all of the many possibilities available through the power of 4G mobile broadband,” said Tom Roberts, vice president of business marketing, Sprint. “The site is now a one stop information center where customers can get all the information available on our robust portfolio of 4G devices, overall market coverage and the high value that Sprint 4G provides versus what competitors offer.”
The redesigned site also features a list of the awards and accolades bestowed upon Sprint 4G and includes links to other areas of interest and synergy on sprint.com, such as Machine to Machine (M2M) or Sprint Global Wholesale Solutions.
Sprint 4G is available today in 71 markets1 across the United States, including but not limited to Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Sprint is delivering the power of 4G as the majority shareholder of Clearwire, the independent company that is building the 4G network.
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 served more than 49.9 million customers at the end of 2010 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1 Sprint 4G is now available in 71 markets: California – Los Angeles, Merced, Modesto, Sacramento, San Francisco, Stockton, Visalia; Colorado – Denver; Connecticut – Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven; Delaware – Wilmington; District of Columbia – Washington; Florida – Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa; Georgia – Atlanta, Milledgeville; Hawaii – Honolulu, Maui; Idaho – Boise; Illinois – Chicago; Maryland – Baltimore; Massachusetts – Boston; Michigan – Grand Rapids; Minnesota – Minneapolis-St. Paul: Missouri – Kansas City, St. Louis; New Jersey – New Brunswick, Trenton; New York – New York, Rochester, Syracuse; Nevada – Las Vegas; North Carolina – Charlotte, Greensboro (includes High Point and Winston-Salem), Raleigh (includes Cary, Chapel Hill and Durham); Ohio – Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus; Oregon – Eugene, Portland, Salem; Pennsylvania – Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, York; Rhode Island – Providence; Tennessee – Nashville; Texas – Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Killeen/Temple, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, San Antonio, Waco, Wichita Falls; Utah – Salt Lake City; Virginia – Richmond; and Washington – Bellingham, Seattle, Tri-Cities, Yakima.
John Votava, 949-337-9236