Sprint Offering Monthly Subscription to Amazon Prime
Sprint customers can add an Amazon Prime membership to their monthly Sprint bill starting today. The subscription costs $10.99 per month and includes all the benefits available to Amazon Prime members, including reduced shipping charges, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Photos, and more. Customers can add Prime using Sprint's web site, telesales, or visit Sprint retail stores. Sprint says it will send an activation link to customers to complete the registration process. With a Prime account, Sprint subscribers will be able to download and use Amazon's collection of Prime apps at no additional charge. Consumers may be better off paying for Amazon Prime on their own. The subscription plan is attractive at $10.99 per month, but at $132 for 12 months the subscription is significantly more than the standard yearly fee to join Prime directly via Amazon, which is $99.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
Feb 25, 2018
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Sprint Giving Away 60 Days of Amazon Prime
Jul 1, 2016
Sprint today said customers who add Amazon Prime to their account during the month of July will be eligible to receive 60 days of Prime benefits for free. Sprint charges $10.99 per month for Amazon Prime, which is added to wireless bills as a subscription.
$33 into the back pocket of Sprint.