SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE:S) continues to expand its presence and investment in Northern California with plans to add more than 300 new jobs and 43 new retail locations throughout the area by the end of 2017. The new jobs will include a combination of retail, operations and technical experts. Currently, Sprint counts more than 860 employees and operates more than 170 branded retail locations throughout the Northern California region.
“We are making an aggressive push to expand on the local level, making it easier for wireless shoppers to save with Sprint’s tremendous value for unlimited data, talk and text,” said Suehyun Johan Chung, Sprint Regional President for Northern California. “With our continued network improvements and charitable efforts like the 1Million Project, Sprint continually seeks opportunities to give back locally by providing free devices and service to help high school students in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley complete their homework. The 1Million Project is a noteworthy avenue for our employees and customers to make a difference in our communities.”
Previously in July 2016, Sprint donated approximately $1 million in devices and service to help further the educational and employment opportunities for 500 City of Oakland, CA young adults as part of the Sprint for ConnectED program, and partnership with My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA) – a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving life outcomes for boys and men of color.
Of the 43 new store locations, Sprint has opened 13 new stores in the following locations with the remaining 30 stores in various stages of leasing and design.
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Solid Network Performance
Due to its vast spectrum holdings, Sprint is adding more network capacity in cities across the Northern California region, including rural locations. Sprint has used this spectrum to optimize and enhance coverage at the LinkedIn headquarters in Sunnyvale, the Four Seasons hotel in Palo Alto, and will soon complete upgrades at the Newpark Mall in Newark and the Southland Mall in Hayward. Creative new concepts such as the Sprint Magic Box also help provide a more customized solution for additional boosts in speed.
“Total wireless data usage has grown, on average, more than 900 percent over the last three years throughout Northern California,” said Eamon O’Leary, regional vice president – Network at Sprint. “Over the last five years, Sprint has invested well over $860 million in our Northern California network, taking advantage of our available spectrum to add speed and capacity, ensuring consumers are able to enjoy their experience now and in the future as the demand for data continues to grow.”
Sprint, the first national wireless carrier to offer unlimited data, talk and text, recently upped the value of its Unlimited Freedom plan, offering the best price for fully featured unlimited among all national carriers. Right now, customers who switch to Sprint can get 4 lines for $22.50/mo. per line! Plus for a limited time, your 5th line is free! 1 Sprint’s Unlimited plan is 50% off Verizon and AT&T Unlimited rates for a family of 4 or 5! 2 Sprint customers can get:
- Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for $50/month for the first line and $40/month for the second line.
- For a limited time, add lines 3-5 for free!
- A fully featured unlimited plan that includes HD streaming for video, music and gaming, and 10GB/month per line of mobile hotspot data.
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 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 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 or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1 Savings until 6/30/18; then $60/mo. for line 1, $40/mo. for
line 2 and $30/mo./line for lines 3-5. Streams video at up to HD 1080p,
music at up to 1.5mbps, gaming at up to 8mbps. Data deprioritization
during congestion. MHS, P2P and VPN reduced to 2G speeds after 10GB/mo.
Pricing shown with AutoPay discount applied within 2 invoices. Excludes
taxes, surcharges, roaming, and premium content.
2 Savings claim compared to Verizon Unlimited and AT&T Unlimited Plus rates for 4 lines as of 7/7/17. Carrier features and international options differ.