OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 19, 2013 - Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings), the long-time leader in offering unlimited wireless services, today announced it will offer Samsung Galaxy Mega™ on the Sprint network later this year.
Fared Adib, senior vice president-Product Development, Sprint, issued the following statement:
“Galaxy Mega is an ideal smartphone to demonstrate the value of Sprint’s unlimited 4G LTE data plans1. This new device combines the creativity of a tablet and the productivity and portability of a smartphone with the availability of the Sprint Unlimited Guarantee on the Unlimited, My WaySM or My All-inSM plan. Our customers will enjoy the mega-sized 6.3-inch display, premium camera, fast 4G LTE speeds and other innovative features on Galaxy Mega while on the Sprint network, without worrying about costly overages or sharing data. While other wireless providers are moving away from unlimited service, the Sprint Unlimited Guarantee allows our customers to lock-in unlimited talk, text and data, not for just the next two years, but for the life of the line of service2.”
Samsung and Galaxy Mega are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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 53 million customers at the end of the second 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 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.
14G LTE is available in more than 150 markets.
2The 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.
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