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Press Release -- January 3rd, 2017
Source: Sprint Nextel

CES 2017 Visitors Get Free UberX Rides up to $10 from Sprint

Riders can also cash in on a free UberCHOPPER ride of the Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (BUSINESS WIRE), January 03, 2017 - Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is teaming up with Uber to help attendees skip the long cab lines during CES®. Building on previous successful collaborations with Uber, Sprint is providing free UberX rides (up to $10) from the Las Vegas Strip or McCarran International Airport to the Las Vegas Convention Center from Jan. 5-8.

It’s simple and easy for CES attendees to take advantage of this offer. Uber enables users to simply push a button and find out how to get a ride. Riders simply have to open the Uber app and they will see a special Sprint vehicle view that riders can select to take an Uber to or from the convention center for free up to $10. This will be available to riders from the Strip or downtown. It’s a seamless way to get to the Las Vegas Convention Center and with $10 off your ride, there’s no better time to tap the app!

In addition to free rides to the convention center, Sprint is also providing free UberCHOPPER rides1 of the Las Vegas Strip from Jan. 5 through Jan. 8. Just open the Uber app and enter the promo code “SPRINTCHOPPER” to unlock the free promotion. Once the ride has been initiated, an Uber will pick up riders from the Convention Center and take them to the UberCHOPPER lounge at the Maverick helipad. They will then board a helicopter and fly high above the Strip.

"Our continued partnership with Uber brings exciting and unique offers to this year’s CES attendees,” said Jim Hyde, president, Affiliates and Wholesale-Sprint. “Sprint is making sure CES attendees will be transported in style with UberX rides to the Las Vegas Convention Center and a premium view of the Las Vegas Strip after the show from a free UberCHOPPER ride.”

Riders who take advantage of this great offer will also have the opportunity to receive a $200 Uber rider credit when they switch to Sprint2.

“Collaborating with Uber allows us to deliver innovative offers that provide value to consumers, which is exactly what Sprint and Uber are all about,” Hyde said.

“We are excited to partner with Sprint to provide a reliable and affordable transportation option for CES attendees,” said Eric Wimer, Uber general manager. “Navigating Las Vegas during CES just got a whole lot easier with free rides of up to $10 sponsored by Sprint.”

Now is the perfect time to switch to Sprint and get the Best Unlimited Plan – unlimited data, talk and text. Customers can get two lines of Unlimited for $100 a month and enjoy unlimited mobile optimized streaming videos, gaming, music and data3. And, unlimited 4G LTE data for most everything else, all while on the Sprint Network.

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 60.2 million connections as of Sept. 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 at and

1 One per customer. Limited to first 200 customers. No rainchecks.
2 Offer valid until Feb. 1, 2017. 1 credit per account. Reqs new line of service and new phone activation. Applied to the Uber account within 30 days. No cash back.
3 Mobile optimized: video streams at up to 480p+ resolution, music at up to 500kbps, streaming gaming at up to 2Mbps. Premium resolution: video streams at up to 1080p+, music at up to 1.5MBps, gaming streams at up to 8Mbps. Data deprioritization applies during times of congestion. All while on the Sprint Network. Requires ebill. Pricing shown with $5/mo./line AutoPay discount applied within two invoices. Requires new lines of service and port on one line. Other monthly charges apply.


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