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Press Release -- October 1st, 2014
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Gives Customers 500 More Reasons to Switch; FREE Calling to Mexico and Select Hispanic and Latin American Countries through 2015

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Oct. 3, 2014 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) – Just in time for the upcoming holidays, Sprint provides one of the best gifts for Hispanic families – the opportunity to call friends and family members internationally at no charge. For a limited time, new customers who switch to any eligible1 Sprint plan will receive 500 FREE minutes of calling every month through 2015 to mobile phones and landlines in Mexico and 9 additional Hispanic and Latin American countries, including the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Spain and Brazil with the launch of its Sprint Mexico & More 500 international add-on. After the 500 minutes each month, calls to Mexico are just $.01 per minute and low per minute rates are offered to the 9 other countries. The promotion runs through December 5, 2014 and the offer is good through December 31, 2015. After December 31, 2015, customers will pay just $5 per month for the plan. Existing Sprint customers can also add Sprint Mexico & More 500 for $5 per month with a qualifying plan.

“In the U.S., 36 percent of Hispanics are foreign-born and rely on their mobile phones to stay connected, especially in those special moments when they can’t physically be there. As a Latino, I know first-hand the need to communicate with loved ones internationally and how our mobile phones and a great plan can be the bridge that connects us to those we care about,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “Starting today, Sprint will offer an even more convenient and cost-effective international calling plan with the launch of the Sprint Mexico & More 500 add-on. Our commitment to the Hispanic consumer is to continue to deliver more mobile for your money, offering exceptional value in national and international calling plans to truly meet all communication needs on America’s Newest Network.”

The growing U.S. Hispanic community has been inconvenienced with international calling cards and plans that are complicated and saturated with ambiguous calling rates, hidden fees and surcharges. The Hispanic consumer is looking for convenience and affordability and they get just that with the Sprint Mexico & More 500 add-on. Customers receive over 8 hours (500 minutes) of smiles, laughter and joy not only because they get to listen to the voices of friends and family in Latin American, but because they get to do so at a great value.

Customers can combine the Sprint Mexico & More 500 add-on with any eligible base plan, including the Sprint Simply Unlimited2 and Sprint Family Share Pack plans. For iPhone Lovers, the Sprint Simply Unlimited Plan provides unlimited talk, text and data all while on America’s Newest Network for only $50/mo. For families looking for a great value in data, the Sprint Family Share Pack offers up to 10 lines, 20GB of shared data and unlimited talk & text for only $100 a month through 20153. Combine one of these plans with the Sprint Mexico & More 500 add-on with 500 INCLUDED minutes to Mexico and select Hispanic and Latin American countries for an incredible total value. Visit or for more information.

To activate the Sprint Mexico & More 500 add-on, simply visit a Sprint store or call Sprint Worldwide at, 1-888-226-7212. Also visit, for more information.

There couldn’t be a better time to switch to Sprint. In addition to 500 international calling minutes, new customers can get paid to switch from T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T or any other competitor, with Sprint offering up to $350/line4 via a Visa Prepaid Card to pay off existing contract early termination fees or installment bill payments on devices.

While providing hassle-free international calling options with the Sprint Mexico & More 500 add-on, Sprint also provides 4G LTE service that reaches more than 255 million people and more will be added. Sprint Spark5, which was deployed earlier this year, is a technology that is designed to improve the data performance of customers, such as music and video streaming, gaming and more. Switching to Sprint means not having to sacrifice staying connected with friends and family in Latin America, while enjoying the bandwidth put in place to meet the growing data needs of Hispanic consumers on America’s Newest Network.

1 Plans include Sprint $60 Unlimited Plan, Sprint Family Share Pack plans and Sprint Simply Unlimited.

2 The $50 Simply Unlimited Plan features unlimited talk, text and data while on the Sprint network for up to 10 lines for $50 per month for any new or existing customer who purchases or leases a non-discounted iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus through October 16, 2014. Excludes premium content, international, roaming, taxes and Sprint surcharges. Prohibited network use rules apply. To improve data experience for the majority of users, throughput may be limited, varied or reduced on the network.
3 The $100 offer is available through Oct. 31, 2014 when customers switch to Sprint. It includes $15/month/line access charges waived through 2015. Valid only on 20GB or higher data allowance.
4 All lines must be ported from an active wireless line at another carrier and remain active and in good standing for at least 45 days to receive the prepaid card. Offer available Aug. 22, 2014 – Oct. 31, 2014. Allow 12 weeks for your prepaid card to arrive. Register at
5 Sprint Spark (enhanced LTE) is available in limited markets. Sprint Spark actual deployment plans and speeds will be determined over time based on many factors, including build economics and the availability of equipment, devices and applications.


Oscar Meza
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 more than 54 million customers as of June 30, 2014, 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. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved U.S. company in customer satisfaction, across all 43 industries, over the last six years. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at or and

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