May 13, 2016
Sprint Offers Twelve Months of Amazon Prime for Customers Who Sign up for Better Choice XXL
The Better Choice XXL plan with 40GB to share now comes with Amazon Prime – a $99 value
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 13, 2016 - Beginning today, Sprint is including a 12-month Amazon Prime membership with the Amazon Better Choice XXL plan. Customers get 40GB of high-speed data to share and unlimited talk and text – double the shared data of Verizon for the same price1. This offer is available to new Sprint customers and current customers who switch to the Amazon Better Choice XXL plan.
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With Better Choice Plans, customers get unlimited talk and text and choose the amount of sharable high-speed data and the number of lines needed for their family. Combining the Better Choice XXL 40GB data tier with 12 months of Amazon Prime is an unbeatable offer.
When Better Choice customers reach their monthly data allotment, they will get unlimited data at 2G speeds, so they never have to worry about overages again. Or, they can choose the automatic data buy-up option of $15 per GB of data, so they never run out of high-speed data. In addition, Sprint Global Roaming, free unlimited international texting from the U.S. to more than 180 countries, and a mobile hotspot are included in the Better Choice Plans.
“The Amazon Better Choice XXL Plan gives customers sharable data to maximize the benefits of Amazon Prime’s full entertainment package,” said Roger Sole, chief marketing officer, Sprint. “Combining America’s fastest LTE network with Amazon Prime’s array of quality entertainment is an amazing benefit for our customers.”2 The Sprint LTE Plus Network delivers faster download speeds than other national carriers.
Prime is a one-of-a-kind, digital-physical hybrid. Tens of millions of members around the world already enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping, unlimited access to tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, unlimited access to more than a million songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with Prime Music, unlimited secure photos storage with Prime Photos, early access to select Lightning Deals, and so much more. Sprint mobile users can enjoy Prime across compatible devices on-the-go or at home.3
How It Works
1. Visit www.sprint.com/plans, call 1-(800)-SPRINT1 or go to the nearest Sprint store to sign up for Sprint Better Choice XXL with Amazon Prime included.
2. After signing up for Sprint Better Choice XXL data tier, the customer will receive a text message with an activation link to complete Amazon Prime registration.
3. Once registration is complete, the customer can immediately begin to enjoy all the benefits of Amazon Prime.
4. Customers can also access preloaded or downloaded Amazon apps for easy access to Prime content on compatible smartphones.
For Sprint customers who are not on the Simple Choice XXL plan, Sprint also recently announced that customers can get Prime on a month-to-month basis for $10.99/month4. This option is available to new or existing customers who want Amazon Prime, but also want flexibility and no annual commitment or upfront fee – giving them an easy way to make the most of America’s Fastest LTE Network and their monthly budget. The extra charge will simply be added to their monthly Sprint invoice.
Sprint (NYSE:S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 58.8 million connections as of March 31, 2016, 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; leading no-contract 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. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1 Verizon plans may include may include music, other int'l text/data features, tethering, and cloud options. See carrier websites for details.
2 Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of average LTE download speeds using Nielsen NMP data (December 2015 through February 2016). Actual download speeds may vary by location and device capability.
3 Streaming video content requires high-speed data connection. Data charges may apply.
4 Excludes taxes and surcharges.
Kathleen Dunleavy, 310-709-3689