Company significantly increases the number of retail locations throughout Western and Inland Washington
SEATTLE (BUSINESS WIRE), July 20, 2017 - Sprint (NYSE:S) continues to expand its presence and investment in Washington with plans to add more than 80 new jobs and 12 new retail locations throughout the state by the end of 2017. The new jobs will nearly double the number of existing employees in Washington and will include a combination of retail, operations and technical experts. Currently, Sprint operates more than 107 branded retail locations throughout Washington.
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“We are making an aggressive push to expand on the local level, making it easier for wireless shoppers to save with Sprint’s tremendous value for unlimited data, talk and text,” said Annette Jacobs, Sprint President for the Pacific Northwest Region. “With our continued network improvements and charitable efforts like the 1Million Project, Sprint continually seeks opportunities to give back locally. We’ll be providing free devices and service to help thousands of high school students in Western Washington and Spokane do their homework. The 1Million Project is a noteworthy avenue for our employees and customers to make a difference in our communities.”
Residents interested in applying for open positions should visit www.sprint.com/jobs.
Solid Network Performance
With fall just around the corner, it’s never too early to get ready for the Washington State Fair. Sprint has done just that with newly deployed LTE Plus service at the State Fairgrounds, ready for over 1 million people who attend each September during the 21 day event. Visitors can expect improved data speeds while enjoying concerts, rides, and food. Creative new concepts such as the Sprint Magic Box also help provide a more customized solution for additional boosts in speed.
“Total wireless data usage has grown, on average, more than 600 percent over the last three years throughout Washington,” said Eamon O’Leary, regional vice president – Network at Sprint. “Over the last five years, Sprint has invested well over $400 million in our Washington network, taking advantage of our available spectrum to add speed and capacity, ensuring consumers are able to enjoy their experience now and in the future as the demand for data continues to grow.”
Sprint, the first wireless carrier to offer unlimited data, talk and text, recently upped the value of its Unlimited Freedom plan, offering the best price for fully featured unlimited among all national carriers. Right now, customers who switch to Sprint can get 4 lines for $22.50/mo. per line! Plus for a limited time, your 5th line is free! 1 Sprint’s Unlimited plan is 50% off Verizon and AT&T Unlimited rates for a family of 4 or 5! 2 Sprint customers can get:
- Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for $50/month for the first line and $40/month for the second line.
- For a limited time, add lines 3-5 for free!
- A fully featured unlimited plan that includes HD streaming for video, music and gaming, and 10GB/month per line of mobile hotspot data.
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 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 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 Savings until 6/30/18; then $60/mo. for line 1, $40/mo. for line 2 and $30/mo./line for lines 3-5. Streams video at up to HD 1080p, music at up to 1.5mbps, gaming at up to 8mbps. Data deprioritization during congestion. MHS, P2P and VPN reduced to 2G speeds after 10GB/mo. Pricing shown with AutoPay discount applied within 2 invoices. Excludes taxes, surcharges, roaming, and premium content.
2 Savings claim compared to Verizon Unlimited and AT&T Unlimited Plus rates for 4 lines as of 7/7/17
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