OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 28, 2016 - Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is waiving international long distance, roaming and SMS charges to and from Turkey for all Sprint, Boost and Virgin Mobile customers in the wake of the devastating events at Istanbul Atatürk Airport this afternoon.
Effective June 28 through July 5, 2016, all Sprint postpaid and prepaid customers will receive free international long distance and text usage for calls/texts to Turkey and international roaming fees for those calling/texting from Turkey.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those personally affected during this difficult time,” said Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. “We want to do everything we can to show our support and heartfelt sympathy to all Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile customers with family and friends in the region.”
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 58.8 million connections as of March 31, 2016 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 atwww.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.