Program will broaden Sprint’s portfolio of enterprise mobility solutions for customers
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 07, 2011 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) today announced a new mobile solutions enablement program with Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), enabling members of the Motorola PartnerEmpower Program to leverage Sprint’s best-in-class network, which will broaden Sprint’s portfolio of enterprise mobility solutions.
With this new enhanced relationship, Sprint will become the newest carrier partner in the Motorola Carrier Advantage Program. Motorola PartnerEmpower participants will be able to leverage Sprint to drive end-to-end solutions including device staging, vertical applications, rollout support, and help desk services.
“This new program brings together the talents and resources of Motorola’s well-known PartnerEmpower Program to complement Sprint’s mobile networks, devices, and vertical industry solutions,” said John Dupree, Sprint senior vice president-Business. “Our customers will benefit from this unique opportunity to match these resources with a combination of 4G, 3G and IP capabilities that only Sprint can deliver today.”
Motorola Carrier Advantage Program also helps Sprint expand its business deeper into new vertical markets with thousands of new solution and integrator partners that will have expanded access to field service and sales, education, government, healthcare, and transportation and logistics. With Sprint mobile users can capture and share critical data in the field, and update back-end systems in real-time.
“Motorola welcomes Sprint into our Carrier Advantage Program. Not only will our PartnerEmpower channel members have additional business opportunities, but our customers will benefit from the strengths and expertise of Sprint,” said Mark Kroh, vice president of worldwide channels, Motorola Solutions.
Sprint and Motorola also selected Source, Inc., of Overland Park, Kan., as the preferred vendor for this new mobile solutions enablement program. Source will manage the enterprise mobility opportunities on behalf of the partners who are in the Motorola PartnerEmpower Program. Source, Inc., specializes in complex wireless solutions and deployments.
More information on Motorola’s mobile solutions enablement program is available at: Motorola@sourceincusa.com or 866-777-4880.
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 served more than 48.8 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2010 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, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of business- and mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. Motorola Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “MSI.” For ongoing news, please visit our media center or subscribe to our news feed.
About Source Inc.
Source Inc. is a full service, end-to-end wireless solutions provider. Source Inc. designs, implements and manages wireless voice and data projects nationwide. Specializing in M2M solutions that include modems, hand-held computing devices, external connection cards and routers, Source then integrates software to connect people, computers and systems with the Sprint network that keep them in touch, informed and productive from wherever they need to be. Visit Source at www.sourceincusa.com