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Press Release -- February 26th, 2017
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Invites Customers to Get Ready to Take Flight and Enter the 2017 ‘Sprint Getaway Giveaway’ Sweepstakes

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Danielle Babbington

To celebrate its customers, Sprint is rewarding one lucky customer 100,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles, $2,000 spending money and the new Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Feb. 24, 2017 – Seatbacks up, entries in, one lucky Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) customer will win 100,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles to use toward a destination of their choosing as part of the “2017 Sprint Getaway Giveaway” sweepstakes.

Through March 10, existing customers1 can visit the “2017 Sprint Getaway Giveaway”website to enter. They’ll have an opportunity to score one of 20 Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge smartphones or the grand prize: 100,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles, $2,000 spending money and a new Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge.

Customers can enter daily and earn one extra entry per day 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 a more reliable Sprint network. To enter and for more information on the sweepstakes, visit No purchase is necessary.

“Sprint continues to provide a highly reliable network for its customers and that is something to celebrate,” said Jim Curran, senior vice president of Base Management for Sprint. “Together with American Airlines and Samsung, we can show our customers how much we value them by providing them the opportunity to win some amazing prizes.”

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 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 59.5 million connections as of Dec. 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 or and


1 No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia, 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 Dec. 24, 2016. The sweepstakes begins at noon ET Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Friday, March 10, 2017. For complete Official Rules, including entry instructions and prize details, visit 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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