Sprint Waiving Some Fees for Hurricane-Hit Customers
Sprint has announced that it will waive a wide range of fees for its customers impacted by Hurricane Isaac last month. Customers in select regions of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi won't have to worry about late fees; overage charges for voice, text and data; roaming fees; and call forwarding fees for Sprint services used between Aug. 29 and Sept. 30. Sprint is also offering reduced prices on select charging accessories in those same regions between Aug. 31 and Sept. 15.
Sprint Offering DirecTV Customers a Free Year of Service
Sprint rolled out a promotion today that takes direct aim at rival AT&T. The company is offering DirecTV customers who switch to Sprint 12 months of free service.
Sprint Adds Data Options to DirecTV Service Offer
Sprint adjusted its offer to DirecTV customers and added more data options. The original pitch included unlimited talk and text and just 2 GB of data per month for a year for free for DirecTV customers who port to Sprint.
Sprint Gifting Customers with 6-Month Tidal Membership
Sprint today said it is giving new and existing customers free access to the Tidal music streaming service for six months. The service is known for providing exclusive access to music from select artists.
Boost Mobile Bundles Taxes and Fees Into Service Plan Cost
Sprint-owned Boost Mobile today said taxes and fees are now included in the cost of its monthly service plans for new and existing customers. Boost's current customers will not need to do anything to reap the benefits of this change, which will be automatically adopted on all bills after September 8.
Didn't their CEO Dan Hesse say something about he wanted to be the Good guys about a month ago?
Looks like their wish came true!
Regardless, Sprint has the habit of stepping up first in these circumstances despite their $$$ woes.
VZW, T-Mobile, AT&T usually wait until someone else steps up first and then to save face, follow.