|Continuing its aggressive push to deliver an enhanced toptier network Today, Sprint announced that it is delivering the speed, power and value of its all-new 4G LTE network to customers in 11 new cities/counties, including Harrisburg, Pa., South Bend/Mishawaka, Ind., Muncie, Ind., Peabody, Mass., and Salina, Kan.|
Customers in these areas will be able to use their smartphones – such as Samsung Galaxy S® III, Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE or HTC EVO 4G LTE – to share a picture, download a video, or check the Web with greater speed and reliability. When you combine the power of 4G LTE with an Everything Data plan with Any Mobile, AnytimeSM, which includes unlimited Web, texting and calling to and from any mobile in America while on the Sprint Network, Sprint becomes the best choice in wireless.
With today’s expansion, Sprint 4G LTE will light up in the following areas, with coverage continuing to expand in these areas in the coming weeks and months:
- Anderson, Ind.
- Clarke County, Va./Jefferson County, W.Va.
- Harrisburg/Carlisle/Hershey, Pa.
- Hagerstown, Md./Martinsburg, W.Va.
- Harrisonburg, Va.
- Muncie, Ind.
- Peabody, Mass.
- Salina, Kan.
- Shenandoah County, Va.
- South Bend/Mishawaka, Ind.
- Winchester, Va.
|Sprint announced it is now offering iPad mini and fourth generation iPad. Sprint is offering these new iPads with a range of attractive data plans that allow customers to connect to its 4G LTE network. The data plans are available without a contract providing customers with the freedom to activate or cancel a plan at any time.|
iPad mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad, features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display, FaceTime HD and 5 megapixel iSight cameras, ultrafast wireless performance* and an incredible 10-hours of battery life.** The fourth generation iPad features a gorgeous 9.7-inch Retina display, new Apple-designed A6X chip, FaceTime HD camera and ultrafast wireless performance. Both iPad mini and fourth generation iPad come with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features.
“iPad mini and the fourth generation iPad, combined with Sprint’s 4G LTE network and our aggressively priced rate plans, offer customers an outstanding tablet experience,” said Fared Adib, senior vice president, Product Development, Sprint. “Sprint doesn’t put its customers on shared pricing plans like some carriers. With Sprint you get the best pricing for all the data you need without the worry of overages.”
Limited quantities of the new iPads are now available at select Sprint retail locations. For more information on plans please visit www.sprint.com/iPad or www.sprint.com/iPadmini
For more information on iPad please visit www.apple.com/ipad.
* LTE is available in select markets. See sprint.com/4glt3 for details.
** Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.
| Sprint announced the Sprint Flash featuring:|
- Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
- 4.5-inch HD display
- 1.5GHz dual-core processor
- Personal and business email and text messaging, as well as IM through Google Talk
- Google Mobile wireless services such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps for Android, Google Calendar, Voice Search and YouTube
- 3G/4G LTE mobile hotspot capability supporting up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously
- Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n
- Dual Cameras: 12.6-megapixel rear-facing camera with auto focus , LED Flash, ISO 100-800 and 1-megapixel front-facing; 720p recording, uploading and playback
- Near Field Communication (NFC) technology allows the device to read information from everyday objects, like stickers and posters embedded with NFC chips
- Play Store with more than 600,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies, Play Store has something for everyone
- Sprint ID offering an innovative way to personalize an Android smartphone with apps, widgets, ringtones and more all in a single download
- 3.5mm stereo headset jack
- ULE Platinum Certified, the highest level of environmental performance recognized by sustainable requirements established by ULE and Sprint
|Continuing its aggressive push to deliver an enhanced toptier network experience for customers, Sprint announced today that its 4G LTE network build is progressing in nine additional cities within its nationwide 3G footprint.|
Work has begun on the 4G LTE Network in the following additional areas:
“We’re committed to providing improved 3G and 4G LTE as quickly as possible, and keeping our customers informed as to when and where they can experience the new network’s superior performance and speed,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice presidentNetwork, Sprint. “Our customers depend on their mobile devices as their primary source of communication, business connectivity and entertainment. We’re delivering all of that functionality at a very competitive price.”
- Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.
- Fort Smith, Ark.
- Ardmore, Okla.
- Oakland/Fremont/Hayward, Calif.
- Michigan City/La Porte, Ind.
- McAllen/Edinburg/Mission, Texas
- Key West, Fla.
- Bloomington, Ind.
- Eau Claire, Wis.
|Sprint, the only national carrier with Truly Unlimited 4G LTE data, text and calling to any mobile, today announced an availability date for Samsung Galaxy Note II. Beginning Oct. 25, it can be purchased for $299.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement (excludes taxes and surcharges) for either color option – Marble White or Titanium Gray.|
Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile), the No.1 mobile phone provider in the United States, Galaxy Note II will boast several firsts for Sprint – first to launch with Android 4.1.1, Jelly Bean; first smartphone display larger than 5 inches; and first device to launch with a quad-core processor.
With the latest HD Super AMOLED screen technology powering the device’s 5.5-inch 720p display, images are bigger, clearer and brighter than ever. Performance and power are built-in on Galaxy Note II with Samsung’s Exynos 1.6GHz quad-core processor, a long-lasting battery, blazing fast 4G /LTE network speeds, and international voice and data capable compatibility with GSM/UMTS/CDMA networks.
Galaxy Note II comes with a built-in S Pen that is longer, thicker and ergonomically designed for the perfect grip. Its advanced features also provide enhanced capabilities to capture ideas and inspirations instantly and to combine handwriting with any digital content directly on the screen. Galaxy Note II features an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera with HD video recording. The camera’s powerful features include Buddy Photo Share, Burst Shot and Best Photo, which were introduced on Galaxy S III in June.
|Sprint announced today the Active Senior ID pack, a service designed to help simplify smartphone usage for senior citizens. Available on select Android-powered smartphones, the Active Senior ID pack offers quick access to applications designed to enhance the smartphone experience for the active senior, all bundled in a single, simple download.|
To get started, users simply tap on an ID icon on the bottom of their phone, select the Active Senior ID pack icon and their phone will be loaded with about 20 senior-friendly applications and services, eliminating the confusion often associated with searching for useful apps in an app store featuring 600,000+ applications.
Applications in the Active Senior ID pack bundle allow seniors to:
- Listen to their favorite music with Slacker Radio or audio books with Audible.
- Always have important information at their fingertips from AARP, WebMD, USA Today, Yahoo Finance, Accuweather and Stock Quote.
- Never forget to take important medications on time with MedsTimer.
- Put safety first with Fall Detector and ICE (In Case of Emergency).
- Receive word-for-word captions of everything said to them on mobile phone calls with Wireless CapTel® by Sprint®.
- Keep entertained and socialize with Crossword Light and Senior Match.
- Stay in touch with family and friends with Flickr and Facebook.
|Sprint announces the Samsung M400 with accessibility features designed specifically to meet the needs of senior citizens and people with disabilities. It is also a great wireless phone for practical customers who use their phone simply to talk, take pictures and send messages.|
Samsung M400 is available free with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card3 (excludes taxes and surcharges), through direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and Web Sales (www.sprint.com).
Features designed to make Samsung M400 easy to use include:
- Large 2.4-inch internal display and adjustable font sizes that make it easy to read text on the screen
- 1.07-inch external display that allows the user to easily see incoming calls or notifications without opening the phone
- Oversized keypad, making it quick and simple to locate and depress keys when making a call
- Five-way navigation key that makes navigating the phone’s menu a snap
- Dedicated 911 key and an In Case of Emergency (ICE) button that stores up to three contacts, so users can dial first responders or emergency contacts quickly
- Dedicated speakerphone button for situations where it may be difficult to hear or when driving hands-free
- Voice dialing that allows the user to simply press a button and speak the name or phone number of the person they wish to call
- Nuance VSuite version 4.0 text-to-speech client that reads menus, submenus, text, dialed numbers, caller ID and missed calls to the user
|Continuing its aggressive push to deliver an enhanced top-tier network experience for customers, Sprint announced today that its 4G LTE network build is progressing in more than 20 additional cities within its nationwide 3G footprint.|
The 4G LTE Network build is under way in the following additional areas:
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Cape Coral-Ft Meyers, FL Dyersburg-Union City-Martin, TN Emporia, KS Fort Wayne, IN Greenwood, MS Joplin, MO Kokomo, IN Lafayette/West Lafayette, IN Lexington Park, MD Marion, IN Napa, CA Naples-Marco Island, FL Ottawa-Streator, IL Punta Gorda, FL Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Sebring, FL South Bend-Mishawaka, IN Terre Haute, IN Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Warsaw, IN
“We’re committed to providing improved 3G and 4G LTE as quickly as possible, and keeping our customers informed as to when and where they can experience the new network’s superior performance and speed,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice president-Network, Sprint. “Our customers depend on their mobile devices as their primary source of communication, business connectivity and entertainment. We’re delivering all of that functionality at a very competitive price.”
During the pre-launch phase, Sprint customers with capable devices may begin to see 4G LTE coverage in these areas and are welcome to use the network even before it officially launches. Sprint plans to announce commercial availability of 4G LTE in these cities in the coming months, followed by continued enhancements in coverage, performance and reliability. Ultimately, Sprint’s 4G LTE coverage is expected to largely match the existing nationwide 3G footprint.
|T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Nokia today announced the upcoming availability of the Nokia Lumia 810 — an exclusive to T-Mobile. The new Windows Phone 8 smartphone offers an enhanced camera, simple design and integrated navigation features. Combined with the only unlimited nationwide 4G data plan, T-Mobile customers will see a superior value with the Lumia 810, the latest addition to T-Mobile’s expanding lineup of Windows devices.|
“We’re providing our customers with a unique Windows Phone 8 experience by offering an exclusive device paired with our Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan and a comprehensive set of enhanced features,” said Andrew Morrison, vice president of product management, T-Mobile USA. “The Nokia Lumia 810 gives customers speedy, 4G access to T-Mobile’s nationwide network and the content and features they want, whenever they need it. From navigation tools to an enhanced camera, the Lumia 810 provides a great value and a high-quality experience.”
“The Nokia Lumia 810 features a sleek design and high-quality hardware, combined with the efficient and intuitive Windows Phone 8 operating system,” said Olivier Puech, President, Nokia Americas. “When combined with applications such as Nokia Drive and Nokia City Lens, the Lumia 810 ensures that T-Mobile customers are getting the best experience possible out of their smartphone.”
Sleek Unibody Design and State-of-the-Art Wireless Charging
Featuring a 4.3-inch OLED WVGA Clear Black display, the Lumia 810 offers high-end performance in a compact package. The new smartphone is powered by Windows Phone 8, making it easy for users to personalize their device and experiences and always stay connected to friends and family. T-Mobile will offer exchangeable shells in cyan and black, which will allow the device to take advantage of Nokia’s convenient and innovative wireless charging solution.
|Starting today, Sprint will be the first U.S. mobile carrier to offer an innovative new service, called StarStar Me, that lets customers use a name they choose in place of their mobile telephone number. Imagine meeting someone and instead of telling them 10 hard-to-remember digits, giving them your own memorable mobile number, like **SARAH (**72724) or **CHLOE (**24563).|
StarStar Me allows consumers to choose a name, nickname or unique word in place of their mobile phone number – then people can call them on their mobile phone by simply tapping the star key twice on the phone’s keypad, followed by the name, nickname, or unique word they chose, using keypad letters or characters. StarStar Me also offers users the ability to automatically respond to calls with a custom text message when they're busy, as well as a unique way to share links to their blog, website or social media accounts.
“Sprint customers will be the first people to get StarStar Me,” said Kevin McGinnis, vice president-Product and Technology Development, Sprint. “We expect this service to be especially popular with professionals, students and family customers, who can tailor its use to their individual preferences, lifestyles and interests with a few simple clicks.”
To sign up for StarStar Me, Sprint customers can simply call **ME (**63) on their mobile phone or visit http://sprint.starstar.me.
Sprint subscribers can have two StarStar Me numbers per mobile phone number. The service costs $2.99/month per StarStar Me number. Calls may be made to StarStar numbers within the United States from any Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile or AT&T mobile phone.
|With today's employees accustomed to being connected virtually anytime and anywhere, CIOs need to ensure the protection of confidential data and compliance with government mandates. AT&T* today announced the availability of AT&T Mobile Security, a new solution for businesses and organizations that strengthens AT&T's portfolio for mobile security and mobile enterprise management.|
AT&T Mobile Security includes device-level security, application protection, mobile device management (MDM) capabilities, network-based security controls, and encrypted transport. It is available across carriers and for multiple mobile operating systems.
"Based on what we saw in the PC-based era, we know device-level protection alone is not enough to secure the mobile environment," said Ed Amoroso, Chief Security Offer, AT&T. "An effective approach to security must include network level visibility to detect threats before they reach the enterprise, so customers can confidently and safely take advantage of mobile solutions for their businesses."
According to the Ponemon Institute(1), more than 50 percent of surveyed organizations reported data loss during the past year and 59 percent saw an increase in malware infections due to insecure mobile devices.
Multi-Layered Approach to Mobile Security
|Sprint today announced availability of 4G LTE to customers in Lawrence, Kan.; Topeka, Kan.; Wichita, Kan.; Waukegan-Lake County, Ill.; and Barnstable-Hyannis/Mid-Cape, Mass. Sprint’s wireless customers in these metro areas will benefit from the speed, value and simplicity of the Sprint 4G LTE experience. Through its exceptional selection of smartphones and a Truly UnlimitedSM data plan, Sprint offers an unbeatable package for wireless users.|
“In addition to the 19 cities we have already launched, we recently announced that Sprint 4G LTE will be available in more than 100 cities in the coming months,” said Bob Azzi, senior vice president-Network, Sprint. “Today’s news moves us even further toward achieving that goal. We strive to deliver a top-notch network experience combined with winning devices and unlimited nationwide data plans – all of which are designed to support the ways our customers use their mobile devices today and tomorrow.”
A strong, robust wireless network is increasingly important as wireless users want to access emails quickly, upload photos/videos to friends and family, and routinely check in with social networks – all on their smartphone. Keeping up with current wireless data usage and looking into the future, Sprint is building an all-new 3G and 4G LTE network as part of a strategy known as Network Vision. This network build-out is expected to improve all aspects of the wireless experience for customers.
Today, some customers in parts of Chicago, Los Angeles and New York are experiencing better 3G service thanks to the start of the Network Vision program in those areas. Additionally, customers in areas of Baltimore, Boston and Washington, D.C., have been enjoying enhanced 3G performance. As Network Vision continues to rollout across the country, Sprint customers will see significant improvement in their 3G network experience, including expanded coverage, improved network reliability, better voice quality, and faster 3G data speeds.
| Sprint has announced the Samsung ARRAY, designed to make text messaging quick and easy. The Samsung ARRAY is a stylish slider feature phone with a full QWERTY keyboard that makes messaging, taking pictures and staying in touch a breeze. It provides access to the Sprint 3G network to surf the web and download games, ringers and more, all at an easily affordable price. For those who want to be more productive, Samsung ARRAY also offers Sprint Mobile Email for access to personal email. Samsung ARRAY also features a high-resolution 2-megapixel camera with camcorder and makes it easy to upload, share and store pictures.|
- Full QWERTY keyboard
- Sprint Mobile Email personal email account access
- Threaded text messaging to see the full conversation for each contact in a chat-like interface
- Speaker-independent Voice Dialing
- Built-in productivity tools, including calculator, calendar and task list
- Web browsing
- Speakerphone for easy, hands-free communication
- 2-megapixel rear-facing camera with camcorder
- Customizable photo caller ID
- Built-in music player
- 3.5mm stereo headset jack
- Stereo Bluetooth
- Parental controls to restrict incoming and/or outgoing direct dial calls and limit access to data services
- Sprint Family Locator uses GPS technology to locate a child’s phone and display its location on an interactive map so mom, dad or trusted caregivers can locate loved ones without disturbing their activities
|Sprint, the only national carrier with Truly Unlimited 4G LTE data, text and calling to any mobile, will offer the feature-packed Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE at a price that makes it an easy choice for customers who are ready to step up to their first Android-powered smartphone. At less than $100, Galaxy Victory gives Sprint customers the benefit of Sprint 4G LTE at a very accessible price.|
Galaxy Victory will be available beginning on Sunday, Sept. 16, for just $99.99 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement, after a $50 mail-in rebate via reward card1 (excludes taxes and surcharges), at Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and Web Sales (www.sprint.com).
Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S. and the No. 1 smartphone provider worldwide2, Galaxy Victory is powered by Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch touchscreen display and access to the Sprint 4G LTE network. This allows the smartphone to effortlessly switch between applications and enables a rich web browsing experience with true multitasking.
“Price is often a barrier for customers who are ready to transition from a feature phone to a smartphone; Samsung Galaxy Victory brings Sprint 4G LTE to the mass market with the high-end features and capabilities of a premium Android smartphone,” said David Owens, vice president – Product Development, Sprint. “Priced under $100 and paired with Truly Unlimited data from Sprint, our customers will appreciate the functionality of this device without worrying about costly monthly rate plans or surprises on their wireless bill.”
|Sprint, the only national carrier that gives customers Truly UnlimitedSM 4G LTE data, text and calling to any mobile, today announced it will offer iPhone 5 on the Sprint network beginning on Friday, September 21. New and existing customers can pre-order iPhone 5 beginning at 12:01am PT on Friday, September 14 at www.sprint.com/iPhone.|
iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology—all while delivering even better battery life. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation; Facebook integration; Passbook organization and even more Siri features and languages.
"iPhone 5 is packed with amazing new features and we are proud to offer Truly Unlimited data to iPhone customers so they can enjoy everything iPhone 5 has to offer on our 4G LTE network," said Sprint CEO Dan Hesse. "Whether it's finding a nearby restaurant with Siri, using Passbook to get organized or surfing the web, Sprint's truly unlimited data plans provide incredible value for iPhone customers, meaning customers can make the most of iOS 6 without worrying about costly overages on their monthly bill."
The Benefit of Unlimited Data
iPhone 5 requires activation on one of the Sprint Everything Data plans starting at just $79.99 with Truly Unlimited data, text and calling to any mobile. No throttling, no metering and no overages, all while on the Sprint network. With Sprint’s Everything Data and other plans that include Truly Unlimited data, Sprint is continuing its history of data leadership by making it easy for its customers to use data in all the ways that are useful to them, such as news, email, music, TV and GPS navigation, without worrying about data overages on their monthly bill. to take advantage of 4G LTE on cutting-edge devices as we continue to launch more cities.”