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Press Release -- June 20th, 2017
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Expands in Southern California with 78 New Retail Stores Creating More Than 550 Jobs

Company significantly increases the number of retail locations throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire and San Diego

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Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) continues to expand its presence and investment in Southern California with plans to add more than 550 new jobs and 78 new retail locations throughout the southland by the end of 2017. (Photo: Business Wire)

LOS ANGELES (BUSINESS WIRE), June 20, 2017 - Sprint (NYSE:S) continues to expand its presence and investment in Southern California with plans to add more than 550 new jobs and 78 new retail locations throughout the southland by the end of 2017. The new jobs will include a combination of retail, operations and technical experts. Currently, Sprint counts more than 1,400 employees and operates more than 300 branded retail locations throughout the Southern California region.

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“This retail expansion is a big part of our local approach that delivers a world-class experience to our customers, making it easier to take advantage of Sprint’s industry-leading value for unlimited data, talk and text, inviting every wireless shopper throughout Southern California to save with Sprint,” said Kevin Kunkel, Sprint’s Regional President for Southern California. “With our continued network improvements and Sprint’s charitable efforts like the 1Million Project providing free devices and service to help hundreds of high school students in schools in Pomona and San Diego do their homework, Sprint continually seeks opportunities to give back locally and provide an avenue for our partners and customers to make a difference in our communities.”

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Solid Network Performance

Sprint continues to improve its network coverage with recent additions where we work, shop and play. New service along parts of the LA Metro system are helping to ease the morning commute, while shopping malls such as Ontario Mills, Galleria at South Bay-Redondo, Palm Desert Mall and Bonita Plaza have also received network upgrades. Creative new concepts such as the Sprint Magic Box also help provide a more customized solution for additional boosts in speed.

“Total wireless data usage has grown, on average, more than 500 percent over the last three years throughout Southern California,” said Eamon O’Leary, regional vice president – Network at Sprint. “Over the last five years, Sprint has invested well over $1 billion in our Southern California network, taking advantage of our available spectrum to add speed and capacity, ensuring consumers are able to enjoy their experience now and in the future as the demand for data continues to grow.”

Unlimited Value

Sprint, the first wireless carrier to offer unlimited data, talk and text, recently upped the value of its Unlimited Freedom plan, offering the best price for fully featured unlimited among all national carriers. Right now, customers who switch to Sprint can get 4 lines for $22.50/mo. per line! Plus for a limited time, your 5th line is free! 1 Sprint’s Unlimited plan is 50% off Verizon and AT&T Unlimited rates for a family of 4 or 5! 2 Sprint customers can get:

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for $50/month for the first line and $40/month for the second line.
  • For a limited time, add lines 3-5 for free!
  • A fully featured unlimited plan that includes HD streaming for video, music and gaming, and 10GB/month per line of mobile hotspot data.

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 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 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 Savings until 6/30/18; then $60/mo. for line 1, $40/mo. for line 2 and $30/mo./line for lines 3-5. Streams video at up to HD 1080p, music at up to 1.5mbps, gaming at up to 8mbps. Data deprioritization during congestion. MHS, P2P and VPN reduced to 2G speeds after 10GB/mo. Pricing shown with AutoPay discount applied within 2 invoices. Excludes taxes, surcharges, roaming, and premium content.
2 Savings claim compared to Verizon Unlimited and AT&T Unlimited Plus rates. Carrier features and international options differ.


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