OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Sprint (NYSE: S) network really is faster. Plus it’s more reliable,
with better coverage than ever. Sprint is celebrating by offering
current customers an “Across the Nation Celebration” sweepstakes.
Through April 6, customers can visit the “Across the Nation Celebration” website
for an opportunity to win a variety of Samsung1 prizes,
including a new Samsung Galaxy S7 or the grand prize of a new Fiat® 500
and Samsung 65-inch SUHD curved TV.
New prizes will be announced each week. Customers can earn more chances
to win by following @Sprint on Twitter and once per day tweeting a
picture with the hashtag #SprintNationSweepstakes on where they’d take
their new car. To enter and for more information on the sweepstakes,
No purchase necessary.
“Our network is better than ever, and we’re excited to celebrate with
our customers,” said Jim Curran, vice president of Base Management for
Sprint. “Whether you’re on the beach, in the city or hitting the slopes,
the Sprint LTE Network has you covered across the country. And now with
the help of Samsung, we can show our customers how much we appreciate
them by giving them the opportunity to win some incredible prizes,
including a new car.”
Faster, More Reliable Network
In RootMetrics’ second half 2015 special report “Mobile Network
Performance in the US” Sprint increased its tally of State and Metro
RootScore® Awards (outright or tied), offered strong call and data
reliability in metro area testing, and improved its median download
speeds in several metro markets.
In the second half of 2015 Sprint achieved a total of 212 first place
(outright or shared) RootMetrics® RootScore Awards for overall,
reliability, speed, data, call, or text network performance in 125 metro
markets, compared to 135 awards in 2H14 and 27 awards in 1H14.2
LTE Plus, available today in more than 150 U.S. markets, takes
advantage of Sprint’s rich triband spectrum portfolio and uses some of
the world’s most advanced technologies in wireless, such as two-channel
carrier aggregation and antenna beamforming. With LTE Plus, Sprint
customers with compatible devices can experience peak download speeds in
excess of 100 Mbps.
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 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31,
2015, 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 www.sprint.com
1 Samsung is not a sponsor of the sweepstakes and has no
responsibility for the administration of the sweepstakes.
2 RootMetrics award rankings and findings based on
RootMetrics 2H 2015 Mobile Network Performance in the US Report
(published February 17, 2016), as tested on best commercially available
plans and devices on 4 national mobile networks across all available
network types. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Sprint.
Your results may vary. See rootmetrics.com for details.
3 Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of average LTE download
speeds using Nielsen NMP data (Oct. thru Dec., 2015). NMP data captures
real consumer usage and performance for downloads of all file sizes
greater than 150kb. Actual download speeds may vary by location and
Danielle Babbington, 949-748-3418