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Press Release -- February 18th, 2016
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Makes Sharing Data Simple with Introduction of Better Choice Plans

New Better Choice Plans offer more data at a better value compared to Verizon

Plus, try the recently expanded LTE Plus Network – Faster than AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile

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Sprint Better Choice Plans. Prices exclude monthly taxes and surcharges. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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More Data than Verizon, Better Value. For a limited time only, Verizon is offering an extra 2GB per line on XL and XXL. (Graphic: Business Wire)

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), February 18, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) knows what wireless users want: simplicity, value and a fast, reliable network with better coverage than ever. Today, Sprint is simplifying how wireless users can share data with the introduction of Sprint Better Choice Plans, available nationwide on Friday, Feb. 19. Better Choice Plans offer families more data than Verizon at a better value, and Sprint customers can experience the power and speed of the Sprint LTE Plus Network, which delivers faster download speeds than AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.1

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Sprint Better Choice Plans

With Sprint Better Choice Plans, customers get unlimited talk and text while on the Sprint Network. They simply choose the amount of sharable data and the number of lines needed for their family. It’s that easy. When customers reach their monthly data allotment, they will get unlimited data at 2G speeds, so they never have to worry about overages.2 Or, they can choose the automatic data buy-up option of $15 per GB of data, so they will never run out of high-speed data.

Sprint Better Choice Plans include Sprint Global Roaming, free unlimited international texting from the U.S. to more than 180 countries, and a mobile hotspot (draws from data allowance).

“With Sprint Better Choice Plans, we’ve truly simplified our wireless data share plans,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO. “Customers can choose the amount of data they want from extra small to extra, extra large, and then they can add the number of desired additional lines. This is just another example of what millions of new customers are telling us – Sprint offers the best value and overall experience compared to the competition.”

More Data than Verizon, Better Value

Sprint offers customers more data than Verizon for a better value. For Verizon customers who want to switch, Sprint will cover switching fees up to $650 per line.3

Sprint Unlimited

No one has a better price for unlimited plans including talk, text and high-speed data among all national carriers.4 For a limited time, families can get four lines of talk, text and unlimited data for $37.50 per line.5

Sprint LTE Plus Network

According to Sprint’s analysis of Nielsen Mobile Performance Data, the Sprint LTE Plus Network beat Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile by delivering faster download speeds. Recently, the Sprint LTE Plus Network doubled its reach and now covers more than 150 U.S. markets.

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 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31, 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 five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint or and

1Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of average LTE download speeds using Nielsen NMP data (October thru December 2015). NMP data captures real consumer usage and performance for downloads of all file sizes greater than 150kb. Actual download speeds may vary by location and device capability.
2After high-speed data allotment is used, speeds will be reduced to 2G until the end of your bill cycle.
3 Requires valid port-in, submission of previous bill, current phone turn in and online registration. Via American Express Reward Card.
4AT&T only offers unlimited to DirecTV and U-Verse customers. Competitor plans may include music, other int’l text/data features, tethering, and cloud options. See carrier websites for details.
5To improve data experience for the majority of users, throughput may be limited, varied or reduced on the network. Sprint may terminate service if off-network roaming usage in a month exceeds: (1) 800 min. or a majority of min. or (2) 100MB or a majority of KB. Prohibited network use rules apply—see


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