January 19, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – January 19, 2018 – In response to U.S. Rep. John Shimkus’ (R-IL) introduction of the SPEED Act, Sprint (NYSE: S) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Vonya B. McCann issued the following statement:

“The introduction of the SPEED Act by Rep. John Shimkus is a strong solution to the barriers facing broadband deployment and will help accelerate wireless network investment by removing the obstacles that plague wireless carriers’ efforts to meet ever-growing consumer demand.  Sprint enthusiastically supports this legislation.”


About Sprint:

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 54 million connections as of Sept. 30, 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. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.