OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 13, 2016 –
Beginning today, Sprint is including a 12-month Amazon Prime membership
with the Amazon Better Choice XXL plan. Customers get 40GB of high-speed
data to share and unlimited talk and text – double the shared data of
Verizon for the same price1. This offer is available to new
Sprint customers and current customers who switch to the Amazon Better
Choice XXL plan.
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With Better Choice Plans, customers get unlimited talk and text and
choose the amount of sharable high-speed data and the number of lines
needed for their family. Combining the Better Choice XXL 40GB data tier
with 12 months of Amazon Prime is an unbeatable offer.
When Better Choice customers reach their monthly data allotment, they
will get unlimited data at 2G speeds, so they never have to worry about
overages again. Or, they can choose the automatic data buy-up option of
$15 per GB of data, so they never run out of high-speed data. In
addition, Sprint Global Roaming, free unlimited international texting
from the U.S. to more than 180 countries, and a mobile hotspot are
included in the Better Choice Plans.
“The Amazon Better Choice XXL Plan gives customers sharable data to
maximize the benefits of Amazon Prime’s full entertainment package,”
said Roger Sole, chief marketing officer, Sprint. “Combining America’s
fastest LTE network with Amazon Prime’s array of quality entertainment
is an amazing benefit for our customers.”2 The Sprint LTE
Plus Network delivers faster download speeds than other national
Prime is a one-of-a-kind, digital-physical hybrid. Tens of millions of
members around the world already enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping,
unlimited access to tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes with
Prime Video, unlimited access to more than a million songs and thousands
of curated playlists and stations with Prime Music, unlimited secure
photos storage with Prime Photos, early access to select Lightning
Deals, and so much more. Sprint mobile users can enjoy Prime across
compatible devices on-the-go or at home.3
How It Works
1. Visit www.sprint.com/plans,
call 1-(800)-SPRINT1 or go to the nearest Sprint store to sign up for
Sprint Better Choice XXL with Amazon Prime included.
2. After signing up for Sprint Better Choice XXL data tier, the customer
will receive a text message with an activation link to complete Amazon
3. Once registration is complete, the customer can immediately begin to
enjoy all the benefits of Amazon Prime.
4. Customers can also access preloaded or downloaded Amazon apps for
easy access to Prime content on compatible smartphones.
For Sprint customers who are not on the Simple Choice XXL plan, Sprint
also recently announced that customers can get Prime on a month-to-month
basis for $10.99/month4. This option is available to new or
existing customers who want Amazon Prime, but also want flexibility and
no annual commitment or upfront fee – giving them an easy way to make
the most of America’s Fastest LTE Network and their monthly budget. The
extra charge will simply be added to their monthly Sprint invoice.
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 58.8 million connections as of March 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 at www.sprint.com
1 Verizon plans may include may include music, other int’l
text/data features, tethering, and cloud options. See carrier websites
2 Claim based on Sprint’s analysis of average LTE download
speeds using Nielsen NMP data (December 2015 through February 2016).
Actual download speeds may vary by location and device capability.
3 Streaming video content requires high-speed data
connection. Data charges may apply.
4 Excludes taxes and surcharges.
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