OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 04, 2016 - Is getting a new phone on your list of “must-dos” for you or your student during this back-to-school shopping season? Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is making it more affordable than ever to outfit everyone in the family with a powerful, new Samsung Galaxy S7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.
Beginning on Friday, Aug. 5, well-qualified Sprint customers can buy one GS7 or GS7 edge and get one free with at least one new line of service and an eligible upgrade. The choice is yours – you can select two of GS7, two of GS7 edge or one of each. Either option will get you a monthly offset credit for the second, lower-cost device1.
For example, purchase your new phones with 24 monthly installments to get:
- The first GS7 for $27.09 per month and receive the second GS7 for $0 per month after service credit.
- The first GS7 edge for $31.25 per month and receive the second GS7 edge for $0 per month after service credit.
“Back to school time is always exciting for students,” said Roger Solé, Sprint chief marketing officer. “This great offer to get two Galaxy S7 or two Galaxy S7 edge smartphones for the price of one is an easy way to outfit busy families with the tools to succeed in the classroom and beyond.”
This is a limited time offer. For more details on GS7, GS7 edge and this offer, please visit www.sprint.com/gs7, call 1-800-Sprint1 or visit your local Sprint store.
Switch to Sprint and Save
For a limited time, customers can switch to Sprint and save 50% off the price of most Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile standard rate plans.2 Customers who switch get 50% off most current competitor rate plan prices, with savings until May 31, 2018.
And, Sprint will pay switching fees up to $650 per line via an American Express®Reward Card less trade in value provided and after online registration3. There has never been a better time to try Sprint. With our 30-Day Total Satisfaction Guarantee4, try Sprint & if you’re not satisfied, return your phone and we’ll refund device costs, qualifying service costs and related fees.
Sprint’s reliability is now within 1% of Verizon based on recent data from Nielsen5, the world’s foremost authority on independent network measurement. In today’s world of wireless competition and overall improved networks, customers can get a highly reliable wireless experience with Sprint without overpaying for it.
Is Your Child Ready for a Phone?
Unsure of whether your student is ready for their first smartphone? Sprint provides a one-stop resource to help parents determine the right time to buy their child their first wireless phone with the “Kid’s First Phone” website (https://kidsfirstphone.sprint.com). This website provides expert advice, an online quiz and other information to help parents make this decision. There is even a customizable parent-child mobile contract to set parameters and agree upon rules and limits for uses of a mobile phone.
Sprint’s “Kid’s First Phone” website serves as a trusted advisor for parents and includes expert advice from Katie Hurley, LCSW, psychotherapist and author of “The Happy Kid Handbook.” Parents can take a quiz to determine an individual child’s readiness for a wireless phone, download and customize a wireless phone contract for themselves and their child, and read/experience third-party commentary on this topic.
Sprint is a leader in family offerings, and its apps help parents stay in touch with their children and monitor their phone usage. Sprint Family Locator allows you to track up to five devices. Sprint Mobile Controls lets you monitor, limit and block content on Android phones. Sprint Drive First helps keep your kids safe by stopping distracted driving and keeping focus on the road. Family Wall for Sprint helps everyone stay connected with an all-in social app that allows families to share and connect via their own private social network.
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 59.4 million connections as of June 30, 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.
1 Taxes due at point of sale. Early termination of installment agreement/service results in remaining balance due on both phones. Void in CT, RI, and Miami/Dade. Restrictions apply
2Discount applies to base monthly service plan and access charges only. Discount does not apply to certain charges such as taxes, surcharges, roaming, premium content, add-ons, and apps. Exclusions apply and new plan features may not be an exact match. Carrier features differ. Plans exclude unlimited music and video streaming, data carryover, tethering and cloud options that other carrier plans may offer. Discount offer limited to regular rates on consumer plans as of 6/7/16 for Verizon Plan 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 24GB, 30GB, 40GB, and 50GB; AT&T Mobile Share Value 300MB, 2GB, 5GB, 15GB, 20GB, 25GB, 30GB, 40GB and 50GB; and T-Mobile Simple Choice 2GB, 6GB and 10GB rate plans. Discount does not include competitor promotional or sale prices. Offer/coverage not available everywhere or for discounted phones. Subject to new-line, up to $30/line activation fee, credit, valid port-in. Customer must choose from same porting carrier rate card.
3 Via an American Express® Reward Card (less trade-in value) after online registration and new phone activation.
4 Valid for a limited time. If a new customer or an existing customer adds a line of service (phone, tablet or MBB) and deactivates within 30 days, Sprint will credit all device charges (Installment Billing, Lease, or Early Termination Fee, when device is returned) and reimburse the customer for the device purchase price or down payment, activation fee, Monthly Recurring Charge, and all associated taxes and fees. The following charges will not reimbursed: Premium content, third party billing, any international charges not included in your plan (e.g. international voice roaming) and any associated taxes and Sprint surcharges. As an example, overage, per minute international services with a cost outside of plan MRC are considered nonstandard usage.
5Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of latest Nielsen drive test data for average network reliability (voice & data) in top 106 markets.
EDITOR’S NOTE – SELECT SPRINT STORES WILL BE PROVIDING LOCAL BACK TO SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDING DONATIONS TO STUDENT PROGRAMS IN THEIR AREA. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN COVERING LOCAL/STORE-BASED ACTIVITIES.
Michelle Leff Mermelstein, 703-592-8357