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Press Release -- September 2nd, 2016
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Invites Customers to Play ‘Getaway Giveaway’ Sweepstakes

To celebrate its customers and improved network reliability, Sprint – along with LG – is sending one lucky customer and a guest on a vacation anywhere in the continental United States

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 02, 2016 - Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is celebrating a vastly improved network with the “Sprint Getaway Giveaway” sweepstakes for its existing customers1. Through Sept. 16, customers can visit the “Sprint Getaway Giveaway” website to spin to enter. They’ll have an opportunity to score one of 20 LG G5 smartphones or the grand prize: a trip for two virtually anywhere in the continental U.S. The trip will include airfare, hotel, spending money and a new LG G5.

Customers can enter daily and earn more chances to win by following @Sprint or @SprintLatino on Twitter and tweeting once a day with #SprintGetawaySweepstakes. They’re invited to tell @Sprint where in the country they would want to travel to experience the faster, more reliable Sprint network. To enter and for more information on the sweepstakes, visit No purchase is necessary.

“The Sprint network is better than ever, and we are excited to celebrate the improvements with our customers,” said Jim Curran, senior vice president of Base Management for Sprint. “Along with LG, we are giving Sprint customers a chance to win a getaway for two to anywhere they want to go in the continental U.S.”

Sprint’s analysis of drive test data from Nielsen – covering the top 106 metropolitan markets in the U.S. – shows that Sprint’s network reliability now beats T-Mobile’s and performs within 1% of AT&T and Verizon2. 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.

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 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 or and

1 No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry and Sprint wireless customers in good standing with service starting on or before 7/2/16. The Sweepstakes begins Friday, September 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET and ends on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11:59 PM ET. For complete Official Rules, including entry instructions and prize details Sponsor: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

2 Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of latest Nielsen drive test data for average network reliability (voice & data) in top 106 markets.


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