Sprint Stands Behind Pledge to Deliver “Double the Data”
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.
Sprint Family Share Pack
Beginning today, new and existing Sprint customers will get virtually double the sharable data, for the same price as AT&T, on the 32GB, 40GB and 60GB Family Share Pack plans. This gives customers 60GB, 80GB, or 120GB of data – at no extra cost -- if they sign up by Oct. 31 at Sprint retail stores, Sprint.com or Sprint Telesales. Promotion will be available in additional retail outlets soon. Existing customers on the current Sprint Family Share Pack plans that want to take advantage of the “double the data” promotion can visit their local Sprint Retail store or dial *2 for Customer Care from their wireless device by Oct. 31.
For customers switching their number to Sprint from another carrier, Sprint is waiving the access charge for handsets, tablets and mobile broadband devices on 20GB or higher data allowances for up to 10 lines.1 All devices must be purchased through Sprint Easy Pay or the Sprint iPhone for Life Plan.
Sprint Family Share Pack Promotion:
|$130||60GB||Waived through 2015|
|$150||80GB||Waived through 2015|
|$225||120GB||Waived through 2015|
All pricing excludes taxes and Sprint surcharges
Sprint Business Share – Double the Data and Additional Incentives for Businesses
Beginning Friday, Oct. 3, Sprint Business customers will get double the sharable data on the 40GB, 60GB, 80GB, and 100GB Sprint Business Share plans. This gives customers 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, and 200GB of data – at no extra cost -- if they sign up by Oct. 31.
For a limited time, any business customer that brings their phone number to Sprint and activates a non-subsidized device with a Sprint Business Share plan, Sprint will also waive access charges for handsets, tablets and mobile broadband devices on 20GB or higher data allowances through the end of 20151. Customers can save even more when bringing their number to Sprint, even if they’re currently under contract with a competing carrier, and can receive up to $350 in credits when they submit their Early Termination Fee letter to Sprint.
Sprint Business Share Promotion:
|$135||80GB||Waived through 2015|
|$200||120GB||Waived through 2015|
|$270||160GB||Waived through 2015|
|$330||200GB||Waived through 2015|
All pricing excludes taxes and Sprint surcharges
All Sprint Family Share Pack and Sprint Business Share plans include unlimited talk and text while on the Sprint network. Customers who sign up for these promotions by Oct. 31, will keep these data allowances until they choose a different data allowance or change plans.
“This is yet another example of Sprint standing behind its commitment to offer the best value in wireless,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO.
America’s Newest Network
Sprint has already built its 4G LTE network to serve more than 255 million people, with more on the way making it easy for customers to enjoy data on their devices.
But that's not all. In addition to Sprint’s all new 3G network and its 4G LTE network, Sprint is deploying Sprint Spark, a technology designed to greatly improve the performance of video and other bandwidth-intensive applications, including new generations of online gaming, virtual reality and advanced cloud services. It enables stutter-free video chat on-the-go and mobile gaming that leaves lag behind.
Available today in 27 markets across the country, Sprint Spark is an enhanced LTE service that’s built for data and designed to deliver average wireless speeds of 6-15Mbps and peak wireless speeds of 50-60Mbps today on capable devices, with increasing speed potential over time. Sprint plans to reach 100 million Americans by year-end with the service.2
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 54 million customers as of June 30, 2014 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. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved U.S. company in customer satisfaction, across all 43 industries, over the last six years. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1Valid when customers ports number to Sprint. It includes $10, $15 or $20 /mo./line access charges waived through 2015 depending on device. Valid only on 20GB or higher data allowance. Data allowance charges still apply.
2 Sprint Spark (enhanced LTE) is available in limited markets. Sprint Spark actual deployment plans and speeds will be determined over time based on many factors, including build economics and the availability of equipment, devices and applications.