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Press Release -- August 17th, 2015
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Customers Can Upgrade Their iPhone Anytime, Included in Their Monthly Rate

New or Existing Upgrade Eligible Sprint Customers Can Join the iPhone Forever Revolution for Only $22 per month

Special Promotion; $15 per month with Smartphone Trade-In

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 17, 2015 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) unveils a simple, yet powerful offer for iPhone fans today: iPhone Forever, only from Sprint. Anytime customers don’t have the latest iPhone, they are eligible to upgrade.

iPhone Forever

Starting today, new and upgrade eligible Sprint customers can get iPhone for just $22 per month with iPhone Forever. Anytime customers don’t have the latest iPhone, they are eligible to upgrade. They bring their iPhone, upgrade on the spot and away they go. It’s that simple. iPhone Forever is available on any eligible Sprint rate plan and upgrade eligibility is always included in your price. Qualified customers can get1 a 16GB iPhone 6 model at Sprint branded retail stores,, 1-800-Sprint-1, Best Buy and Target.

Trade-in Offer

Through Dec. 31, 2015, customers on any other carrier or existing Sprint customers who are upgrade eligible and turn-in any smartphone will get a promotional rate of just $15 per month on a new iPhone. When they upgrade to the latest iPhone after Dec. 31, their monthly lease rate returns to current lease pricing, $22 per month.

Special Promotion – $15 Limited Time Offer

New or existing customers who are upgrade eligible can bring in any smartphone and get a 16GB iPhone 6 model and their monthly rate will be reduced to just $15 until their next upgrade. As a special promotion, customers who get iPhone 6 and upgrade before Dec. 31 continue with the discount price of $15 until their next upgrade.

Three Key Steps

1. Get a 16GB iPhone 6 model for $22 (or the $15 special promotional price with trade-in) when you activate on any individual unlimited plan or family share pack plan.

2. Upgrade to the latest iPhone by the end of the year and keep the $15 a month special promotion price.

3. At your next upgrade, the monthly cost is $22. (Excludes taxes and service plan charges.)

Stuck in a contract with another carrier? Not anymore. Sprint will pay off your old phone and contract so you can switch. It’s that easy.

“We asked ourselves, ‘What could we do that would move our customers forward with the latest and greatest technology every day?’ said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “We decided: How awesome would it be if anytime customers don’t have the latest iPhone, they are eligible to upgrade, and have it be as simple as handing us your existing iPhone and picking up a new one – all included in your monthly rate.”

Sprint iPhone Forever offer beats the competition because it’s (a) forever and (b) less expensive.

iPhone Forever Unlimited Comparison2

For more information on $15 iPhone Forever, go to, call 1-800-SPRINT-1, or visit your local Sprint retail store, Best Buy or Target. Customers also can get their new phone delivered and set up for free with Direct2You.

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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 57 million connections as of June 30, 2015, 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. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at and
Via Sprint Lease with $0 down at signing plus $15 (with trade-in) on at 22-month lease or $22/month for a 21-month lease for qualified customers. Payment varies for other memory configurations. No equipment security deposit required. Req. service plan. Customer is responsible for insurance and any repairs. If service or lease is cancelled early, the remaining lease payments become due immediately and customer must return the device or pay the purchase option. iPhone Forever: Applies to upgrade on lease. Upgrade does not include same generation model iPhone. Does not guarantee monthly payment amount, phone selection, or service plan rates. Contingent upon product availability. Not transferable. Restrictions apply.

2 All prices and allowances are per month and exclude taxes and any fees. Comparison does not include optional device purchase at the end of lease. AT&T and Verizon offers are installment billing plans and the customer will own the device at the end of term. Compared to: T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan with unlimited int’l text and data, int’l SMS/MMS and in-flight SMS/MMS w/Gogol, Rhapsody unration and 7GB of tethering per mo. plus Jump!; AT&T Mobile Share Value single line with mobile hotspot and texting to int’l numbers; and Verizon MORE Everything single line with mobile hotspot and texting to int’l numbers. Int’l roaming compared to entry-level options for AT&T and Verizon. Other options available—see carrier websites for details.


Kristin Wallace, 404-649-8222

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