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ZombieBerry 07-12-2013 10:34 AM

Offering from Sprint
 
Sprint Launches Unlimited Guarantee and New Unlimited, My Way Plan | Sprint Newsroom

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 11, 2013 - Sprint (NYSE: S), the long-time leader in offering unlimited wireless services, is launching The Sprint Unlimited GuaranteeSM. The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee guarantees customers unlimited talk (calls to any wireline or mobile phone), text and data while on the Sprint network, for the life of the line of service. This guarantee is applicable to both new and existing customers who sign up for Sprintxxx8217;s new Unlimited, My WaySM plan or My All-inSM plan. These plans and The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee are available starting July 12.

xxx8220;Sprint continues to lead the industry in providing customers with simplicity and value,xxx8221; Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said. xxx8220;The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee allows our customers to lock-in unlimited talk, text and data not for just the next two years, but for life. Sprint customers wonxxx8217;t have to worry about their wireless bill or managing their familyxxx8217;s wireless usage. While other wireless providers are moving away from unlimited service, Sprint champions it.xxx8221;

The new Unlimited, My Way and My All-in rate plans feature unlimited talk, text and data while on the Sprint network for as little as $80 per month. With the Unlimited, My Way plan, Sprint customers can also customize their wireless plan to meet their familyxxx8217;s needs, including mixing smartphones and basic phones, selecting their data options, and adding up to 10 lines all on the same account. As customers add additional lines to their account, the more they can save on each line every month. For example, on lines four to 10, customers can get unlimited talk, text and data for as little as $50 per month.

The Unlimited, My Way plan can offer customers a significant savings when compared to competitorxxx8217;s capped data plans. For example, smartphone customers can save $20 per month vs. Verizonxxx8217;s comparable plan with only 2GB of data.1

How the Unlimited, My Way Plan Works:

Customers first select the number of lines; all lines come with unlimited talk to any wireline or mobile phone and text.
Customers then choose their data for each line: $30/month for unlimited data on smartphones or $10/month for unlimited data on basic phones. Additional options include $20 for 1GB of data on smartphones or basic phone users can choose not to add data to their account.2
Customers also have the choice to activate mobile hotspot functionality on their smartphone for $10 per month for 1GB of data on the Sprint network.

xxx8220;As additional lines are added to the account, customers will see significant monthly savings,xxx8221; said Hesse. xxx8220;The Sprint Unlimited, My Way plan makes it easy for families to tailor plans to meet their wireless needs, making Sprint the clear choice for families.xxx8221;

My All-InSM Plan

In addition, Sprint is offering smartphone customers the My All-in plan with unlimited talk, text and data while on the Sprint network and 5GB mobile hotspot usage for $110.

How The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee Works:

All customers on an Unlimited, My Way plan or a My All-in plan will have unlimited talk and text guaranteed for the life of the line of service.
Customers who select unlimited data on an Unlimited, My Way plan or a My All-in plan will have unlimited data guaranteed for the life of the line of service.
The guarantee will apply to customers as long as they remain on the plan, meet the terms and conditions of the plan and pay their bill in full and on-time.
The guarantee is non-transferrable.
Competitive Information

Sprint continues to offer one of the best values in wireless with its new Unlimited, My Way and My All-in plans. With Sprint, smartphone customers who choose unlimited data without worrying about surprises on their monthly bills from data overage charges as they likely do with shared data plans from AT&T and Verizon. Sprint customers also will see significant yearly savings compared to AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile with the new Unlimited, My Way plan.

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4G LTE

Sprint now offers 4G LTE service in 110 markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles. Many Sprint customers are discovering Sprint 4G LTE in cities that havenxxx8217;t yet officially been announced, including Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco. Sprint expects to provide 200 million people with LTE by the end of 2013. For the most current maps, please visit http://coverage.sprint.com/IMPACT.js...anity:coverage.

Availability

The new pricing is available beginning July 12 to new and existing Sprint customers. Existing customers can switch to a new plan without extending their contract. New line activations require a two-year agreement per line (taxes and surcharges excluded). For more information visit www.sprint.com/unlimited.

About Sprint

Sprint offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 55 million customers at the end of the first quarter of 2013 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; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid 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. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved company in customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries, during the last five years. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in both its 2011 and 2012 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nationxxx8217;s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at Sprint or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

1Sprintxxx8217;s Unlimited, My Way plan featuring unlimited talk, text and data compared to Verizon Share Everything with 2GB of Data ($100). Addxxx8217;l data options are available.
2Data plan required for customers with smartphone.
3The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee does not apply to capped data use options.
4Sprintxxx8217;s Unlimited, My Way featuring unlimited talk, text and data compared to Verizon Share Everything with 2GB of Data ($100), AT&T Nation Plan with 450 minutes, Unlimited Text and 3GB of Data ($89.99), and T-Mobilexxx8217;s Simple Choice Plan with Unlimited Data ($70) plus monthly smartphone installment of $20.

rambo47 07-12-2013 11:37 AM

Re: Offering from Sprint
 
ALL Sprint data used to be unlimited on Everything Data plans. It's still dog slow in northern NJ with nary a sign of 4G LTE.

ZombieBerry 07-12-2013 11:46 AM

Re: Offering from Sprint
 
Well, idk, I never used Sprint.

I guess if things like coverage and network speed don't matter....it's a steal.

rambo47 07-12-2013 06:29 PM

Re: Offering from Sprint
 
I'm thrilled to be on Verizon now, but as the upgrade in my service sinks into my fuzzy little head I find I'm getting angry and bitter about staying so long with Sprint's sub-par service. Totally my own decision, but DANG!! This is like the rush you got when you ditched your old 56k dialup modem for cable internet service or a dsl line.

Sprint is grandfathering anybody's unlimited plan for as long as they're Sprint customers. If unlimited data is important and you're in an area with good coverage (or even LTE), and these area do exist - just not anywhere near me - you can stick with what you've got. The new plans add unlimited calls but cap data. Sprint is aiming these new plans at the other Tier 1 carriers who offer similar setups.

dc/dc 07-13-2013 10:35 AM

Re: Offering from Sprint
 
I suspect Sprint will finally fix their coverage in 3-4 years with the cash infusion from SoftBank. I would not be surprised to see CDMA go away like the Canadian carriers did.

rambo47 07-13-2013 11:47 AM

Re: Offering from Sprint
 
Wouldn't it be interesting if Sprint standardized on GSM, and eventually this lead all of Japan to followed suit. As it stands now, traveling to Japan involves some hit-or-miss choices with mobile phones.

dc/dc 07-13-2013 03:33 PM

Re: Offering from Sprint
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by rambo47 (Post 1805784)
Wouldn't it be interesting if Sprint standardized on GSM, and eventually this lead all of Japan to followed suit. As it stands now, traveling to Japan involves some hit-or-miss choices with mobile phones.

Not to GSM, but to HSPA+/LTE like Telus and Bell did. In Japan, both SoftBank and DoCoMo are on that mixture with standard bands (no GSM) whilst au (KDDI) is EvDO/LTE and Willcom is a weird homebrew called PHS. As an AT&T and previously T-Mobile customer, I've never had any issues roaming there as long as the phone had UMTS/HSPA in the 2100 band. More often than not, my old iPhone 4 picked SoftBank over DoCoMo. It should really be good for Sprint to get that cash.


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