Sprint customers visiting Cuba can call home for $2.49/minute; 50 cents cheaper than Verizon
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 23, 2015 - Thinking about traveling to Cuba? Sprint (NYSE: S) offers the most affordable calling option for customers. Available now, voice calls when roaming in Cuba are $2.49 per minute. Data on the island is $1.99 per megabyte, and SMS text messaging is 50 cents to send and free to receive.
“Earlier this month Sprint became the first U.S. wireless carrier to sign a direct roaming agreement with Telecommunications Company of Cuba,” said Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. “Customers are now seeing the benefit of this relationship by having an easy and affordable way to use their phone when traveling to Cuba.”
Before packing a bag, customers are encouraged to visit www.sprint.com/sww to check if their Sprint phone1 has international capabilities, to enable international roaming, and learn tips for using mobile phones while traveling to international destinations. Sprint’s industry-leading international calling offers from the U.S. (such as the Cuba 20 Plus) and innovative international roaming plans help customers stay connected with family and friends when they travel abroad.
Customers can learn more about Sprint’s international calling options by calling 1-800-SPRINT1, visiting a Sprint or RadioShack store, or checking out www.sprint.com/international.
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 Sept. 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.
1Sprint coverage and rates are subject to change at any time without notice. Check current rates and coverage prior to travel. Not all devices capable of roaming everywhere service is available. Contact Sprint Worldwide Care for details.
Danielle Babbington, 949-748-3418