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.
European Union to Ban Roaming Charges
The European Commission today agreed to make cellphone roaming charges illegal beginning in 2017. The change in law means European wireless network operators will not be allowed to charge roaming fees for customers who travel across the 28-country continent.
Sprint Offering 10GB to 4-Line Family Plans for $100
Sprint today introduced the Sprint Family Share Pack, a plan that includes unlimited talk and text and 10 GB of shared data for four lines for $100 per month. Sprint Family Share Pack subscribers can quadruple their shared data to 40 GB for $20 more (total of $120 before taxes and fees).
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.