OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2006--Holiday shoppers can depend on the power of Sprint’s network, unique lineup of products and services, and value-added pricing for the ideal gift-giving opportunity. As part of its "Twelve Days of Power Shopping" campaign, Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced great deals on several mobile devices designed to match the lifestyle needs of friends and family members this holiday season.
For those who can’t get along without their tunes, Sprint offers the Sprint Power Vision FUSIC by LG - a trendsetting mobile phone with a progressive design and music and entertainment services delivered at broadband-like speeds via the Sprint Power Vision(SM) Network. This phone looks, feels, and plays like a portable music player with the convenience of instant access to the Sprint Music Store(SM) for downloading full songs over-the-air, an FM transmitter for playing music through a radio or car stereo, Bluetooth(R) Stereo support, and four changeable faceplates in blue, green, pink and black for personalization of the phone. The FUSIC is exclusive to Sprint and will be available for as low as $99.99 with a two-year subscription and $50 mail-in-rebate.
In addition to the capability to download songs over the air to their mobile phones, customers can now download songs and other content directly from their computer via the new Sprint Digital Lounge website www.sprint.com/digitallounge.
Business people on the go can turn downtime into productive time using the Sprint Mobile Broadband USB Modem by Novatel Wireless Ovation U720 or one of Sprint’s three mobile broadband cards: the Pantech PX-500, Sierra Wireless Aircard(R)595 and the Novatel Wireless S720. Used in conjunction with compatible notebooks and PCs, these devices will allow customers to connect to the Sprint Power Vision Network and wirelessly access audio, video and data applications at DSL-like speeds. These devices operate on the current Sprint Power Vision Network, the nation’s largest mobile broadband network reaching over 180 million people, and also support faster average download and upload speeds (450 - 800 kbps and 300 - 400 kbps, respectively) of Sprint’s upgraded network (EV-DO Revision A) where available.
The Novatel Wireless U720 is available for as low as $49.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and $50 mail-in-rebate. The Sierra Wireless Aircard 595 and Novatel Wireless S720 are available for as low as $99.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement. The Pantech PX-500 is available for free with a two-year subscriber agreement and $49.99 mail-in-rebate.
Friends and family members committed to looking their best will appreciate the MOTOKRZR K1m by Motorola. Featuring stunning good looks and a full suite of multimedia services, the MOTOKRZR K1m is the perfect balance of design and functionality. MOTOKRZR operates on Sprint’s Power Vision(SM) Network enabling downloads of the latest news, music and entertainment content at broadband-like speeds. Key features include access to the Sprint Music Store for quick over-the-air downloads, Sprint TV with live programming, 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth(R) wireless technology, and a microSD(TM) card slot. The MOTOKRZR is available for as low as $199.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement.
Busy Professionals, Busy Parents
Ideal for those on your list who want to extend their workplace and stay connected for personal needs, the Sprint Power Vision(SM) Smart Device Treo(TM) 700P by Palm or Sprint Power Vision(SM) Smart Device Treo(TM) 700wx by Palm(R) offer life-simplifying capabilities and access to business and personal email, text messages, tasks, calendar, contacts, and the Web. Sprint enables both devices with flexible connectivity options like phone-as-modem that takes advantage of the device’s capability to be used with a laptop to provide high-speed data access. The Treo 700p and Treo 700wx are now available for as low as $299.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and $100 mail-in-rebate.
Socially Conscious Citizens
Support the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with a purchase of a red MOTORAZR V3m from Sprint. A new wireless phones designed exclusively to support (PRODUCT) RED, the red MOTORAZR V3m is one of Motorola’s thinnest multimedia phones for the CDMA network and features a refined metal housing and sculptured clamshell shape. Customers can enjoy innovative Power Vision applications like Sprint TV, Sprint Music Store, Sprint Movies, NFL Mobile and Sprint Power View. Packaged with a stylish headset, the red MOTORAZR costs $64.99 with a two-year subscriber agreement and $90 mail-in-rebate.
(RED) is an initiative founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund, an innovative public-private partnership created to finance a dramatic turnaround in the fight against AIDS. The groundbreaking initiative engages the private sector to create (PRODUCT) RED-branded products from which a portion of profits are contributed directly to the Global Fund. Sprint and Motorola will contribute directly to The Global Fund with each red MOTORAZR sold at Sprint. See www.motorola.com/red or www.theglobalfund.org/en for more details.
For more information or to purchase Sprint products and services online, visit www.sprint.com.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving more than 51 million customers at the end of third quarter 2006; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.
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