UPDATED: Sprint Waives International Long Distance, Roaming and SMS Charges to France
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 14, 2015 - Sprint (NYSE:S) is waiving international long distance, roaming and SMS charges to France for all Sprint, Boost and Virgin Mobile customers in the wake of the devastating events in Paris yesterday.
Effective Nov. 13 through Nov. 15, 2015, all Sprint postpaid and prepaid customers from anywhere around the world will receive free international long distance usage to France.
“Our hearts and prayers go out to all of those personally affected by yesterday’s unspeakable attacks in Paris,” said Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. “Amid the chaos and devastation, we want to do what we can to show our support and comfort to all Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile customers.”
Sprint announced its intentions to provide worry-free assistance to customers with friends and family in France early this morning in a tweet from Claure.
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 58.6 million connections as of September 30, 2015 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.
Dave Tovar, 913-315-1451