Choose from latest wireless and mobile broadband devices with
competitive pricing plans for industry’s best value
Pricing plans include business-grade communications tools at prices
that beat comparable plans from AT&T and Verizon – savings up to $720
per year for 5-line accounts and $2,997 per year for 10-line accounts*
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2009--
Sprint (NYSE: S), home of America’s most dependable 3G network**, today
announces a new approach to simplify how small businesses select mobile
devices and plans. Whether just starting a new business, expanding with
new employees or upgrading to the latest devices and mobile technology,
Sprint offers more value and the best options for small businesses to
“cut the cord” and take their office to virtually wherever they need to
This follows Sprint’s recent announcement
of the formation of its Small Business specialty team to sharpen the
company’s focus on the rapidly growing small business market segment by
dedicating resources, customizing products and developing special offers
for small business owners.
The new approach will simplify how small businesses select the best
devices and pricing plans to meet their specific needs. They can choose
from popular and trusted business devices, including smart phones,
Nextel Direct Connect® phones and Mobile Broadband devices.
Available pricing plans offer substantial cost savings over comparable
plans from AT&T and Verizon. Plans also pack in more value with
unlimited Nextel Direct Connect and Group Connect, as well as unlimited
Mobile to Office with unlimited domestic calling to and from a
designated wireline number. Plus, for a limited time, customers will
receive one month of free Mobile Broadband with activation of Mobile
Broadband service and device as well as activation of new voice service.
It’s as simple as that and it’s easy on the budget – just visit www.sprint.com/smallbusiness
(see “Solutions by Business Size” box).
Plans featured in this offer include:
Mobile Broadband plans
Sprint 3G Mobile Broadband Connection plan 500MB
Sprint 3G Mobile Broadband Connection plan 5GB
Sprint 3G/4G Mobile Broadband Connection Unlimited plan
In addition to the significant cost savings over comparable competitive
pricing plans, the Sprint Everything Data Share plan and Business
Advantage Messaging and Data plan featured in this solution also include
Any Mobile, AnytimeSM voice feature. This allows
customers on these plans to have unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling from
the Sprint network to and from ANY wireless phones on any U.S. wireless
carrier network at any time.
Small businesses can enjoy additional monthly discounts by signing up
for Sprint's Volume Discounts for Business, or vertical and industry
discount programs – just visit www.sprint.com/volume.
“Our mix of network assets, including a robust 3G network and expanding
4G footprint, and an expanding portfolio of business products best
positions Sprint to deliver customized offers to meet the unique needs
of business owners and their employees,” said Tom Shaughnessy, managing
director of small business, Sprint. “Our approach offers more value,
flexibility and simplicity than anyone else in the industry. We can help
businesses cut the cord and save money by purchasing services based on
the features they most use.”
Small business solutions are available through Sprint’s Business Markets
Group (BMG), which is composed of more than 4,000 sales, support,
marketing and operations personnel solely dedicated to enterprise, small
and medium-sized business and public sector customers. BMG delivers
wireless, wireline and converged solutions for companies, drawing on the
nation’s most dependable 3G mobile broadband network, 4G capabilities
that are well ahead of Sprint’s competition, the fastest national
push-to-talk network,*** and a comprehensive solutions portfolio of
devices and applications.
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 and only 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 www.sprint.com.
* Comparisons based on publicly-available information as of 10/06/09
comparing base monthly rates, excluding taxes, surcharges and fees.
**“Dependable” based on independent, third-party drive tests for 3G
data connection success, session reliability and signal strength for the
top 50 most populous US markets (including Puerto Rico) from January
2008 to August 2009. Not all services available on 3G and coverage may
default to separate network when 3G unavailable.
*** “Fastest” based on initial call setup time.
Stephanie Greenwood, 913-315-1612