January 14, 2015

Accessibility for All

Our mission at Sprint is to provide the highest quality wireless products and services for our customers, including those with disabilitiesWe are committed to anticipating the needs of our customers and making our award-winning services accessible to all. 

Sprint is a long-standing leader in the accessibility space and has been the nation’s premier provider of Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) for the past 24 years. Currently, Sprint is the TRS provider in 33 states and exclusively for the federal government, as well as for New Zealand.

See more about how we are anticipating the needs of customers in our downloadable fact sheet.

A downloadable fact sheet and service overview about Sprint Relay services 
for customers who are Deaf, have hearing loss or a speech disability.

Sprint is committed to delivering user-friendly, accessible phones for our customers who are blind or have low vision and individuals who are Deaf or have hearing loss.

Find out more about our commitment to accessibility at Sprint and Sprint Relay

News Releases

9/16/2014 - New York Relay Service Celebrates 25 Years and Receives Title IV Public Service Award for People with Disabilities

6/18/2014 - Sprint Launches Neurodiversity ID Pack, Offers Mobile Solutions for Customers with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

4/8/2014 - Kyocera Verve Arrives at Sprint and Boost Mobile Boasting Advanced Accessibility and Unmatched Affordability

2/27/2014 - Sprint Receives 2014 QSAC Change Maker Award for Commitment to Accessible Mobile Technology

12/9/2013 Sprint Wins Top Honor for Communications Accessibility for All; Sprint CapTel Call Center in New Zealand Earns Country’s Telecommunications and Internet Award

11/14/2013Sprint Brings Captioned Telephone (CapTel) service to Delawareans with Hearing Loss

9/06/2013 - Sprint Launches Kyocera Kona – Industry First Feature Phone with Verbal Translation of Internet Browsing

9/03/2013 - LG Optimus F3 Offers Unique Accessibility Features for those with Vision Loss or Other Disabilities

8/16/2013 -  Fact Sheet: Kyocera Kona

7/23/2013 -  Sprint to Deliver Caption Calling to iPhone, iPad and iPods

6/11/2013 - Mobile communications are changing the lives of people with disabilities

6/03/2013 - Sprint teams with United Cerebral Palsy on communications-accessibility-for-all initiative

6/06/2013LG Optimus F3 from Sprint Boasts Advanced Accessibility and Unmatched Affordability

4/05/2013 Sprint Marks Major Accessibility Milestone: Opens its First CapTel Call Center Outside of the United States for Hearing Loss Community

3/18/2013 - Sprint Named Disability Matters Marketplace Winner for Innovative Accessibility Solutions

10/16/12 - Sprint Offers Seniors Simplified Way to Access AARP, WebMD, MedsTimer and Other Senior-Friendly Apps on Their Smartphone

10/15/12 - Samsung M400 Helps Seniors and People with Disabilities Stay Connected and Independent

7/03/2012 - Sprint Promotes “I See the Crowd Roar” to Benefit National Association of the Deaf

5/18/12 - Sprint pioneers service simplifying wireless communications for individuals with speech disabilities

2/29/12 - Sprint Launches Code Factory Mobile Accessibility Application for Free to Android Users Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

1/09/12 - Sprint to Offer Mobile Accessibility Application, Developed by Code Factory, for Free to Customers Who are Blind or Have Low Vision

1/09/12 - Apps4Android Expands Mobile Offerings with the Launch of Five Free Accessibility Sprint ID Packs

10/21/11 - Sprint Announces Next-Generation Mobile Solution for Hard of Hearing Android Users

10/11/11 - Sprint Testifies Before U.S. Senate HELP Committee and Gallaudet University on Higher Education and Career Opportunities for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

9/29/11 - Sprint Signs on as Platinum Sponsor for Campaign Event with Marlee Matlin and Communications Services for the Deaf to Raise Awareness for Issues Related to Deaf, Hard of Hearing Communities

5/05/11 - Sprint Marks Major Milestone in Mobile Communications with Launch of Relay ID Pack

4/27/11 - Sprint Earns Best Practices Award for Its Video Relay Services from ABILITY Magazine




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