Fans can stay connected to the action the entire month by catching
the matches on Sprint’s new LTE plus network – its fastest and most
reliable network ever
Game on! Sprint will support historic event with exclusive giveaways,
including tournament tickets, interactive onsite fan experiences, and
bilingual TV spots featuring David Beckham
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To celebrate its sponsorship of the 2016 Copa América Centenario
beginning June 3 in Santa Clara, California, Sprint (NYSE:S) will offer
unprecedented opportunities for fans to get closer to all the soccer
action with free access to all live matches on Sprint phones, VIP
giveaways and fan experiences at match locations.
“This is the first time the tournament is being held in the United
States,” said Marcelo Claure, Sprint president and CEO. “We’re
celebrating by giving our customers free access to watch every match of
2016 Copa América Centenario. With fuboTV, customers can use their
Sprint smartphone anytime, anywhere on our fastest and most reliable
network ever to watch the tournament. Everyone wins with the opportunity
to save 50 percent off most AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon standard rate
plans when they switch to Sprint. In addition to a world-class network,
we are also creating unique experiences for fans to win prizes like a
trip to the final match.”
Live Copa America Games for free with no data charges for Sprint
fuboTV, a streaming service that bundles live sports
and entertainment channels, will stream the Spanish-language broadcasts
via Univision for all of the Copa América Centenario matches. For a
limited time Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA customers will
have exclusive free access to a fuboTV subscription on their smartphones
to watch Copa América Centenario this June1.
For Sprint customers, after the free 60-day trial they can pay $9.99 per
month to keep the fuboTV service. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile
customers receive a free 30-day trial and then pay $9.99 per month – all
while on the Sprint network. For more information, visit www.sprint.com/copa, www.boostmobile.com or www.virginmobileusa.com.
Win a VIP trip for 2 to Copa América Centenario finale
May 20 through June 26, customers can visit www.sprint.com/Copa or
text COPA to 60603 to enter and play the Sprint scratch-and-win game
daily for a chance to win prizes2. Prizes include a signed
David Beckham soccer ball, exclusive Copa America Nike soccer balls and
hats, a TAG Heuer watch, and Samsung Galaxy S7’s, TVs and tablets.
To add extra excitement, customers can select their favorite team and
for every goal scored through June 14, they receive additional entries
for a VIP trip to the Copa América Centenario finale. With Sprint,
that’s a win! For more information, visit www.sprint.com/Copa.
No purchase necessary.
Experience Sprint onsite during the matches
creating an immersive and engaging fan experience at 27 matches which
will include an interactive digital wall, 360° photo booth where fans
will get digital downloads of their photos for social sharing and
charging stations. In addition, some locations will feature appearances
and autograph signings from famous soccer legends.
In addition, Sprint will conduct 5G demonstrations on June 3 and June 6
at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara and on June 9, 11 and 14 at Lincoln
Field in Philadelphia.
Fans can learn why now is the perfect time to try Sprint and its 30-Day
Satisfaction Guarantee,3 which invites consumers to
experience America’s fastest LTE Network. The Sprint LTE Network
delivers the fastest download speeds and4 is
more reliable with better coverage than ever. If you’re not satisfied,
just return your phone and Sprint will refund your money. No gimmicks;
it’s that simple. Best of all, new customers continue to have the
opportunity to save 50 percent off most AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon
standard rate plans when they switch to Sprint.5 In addition,
Sprint will cover switching fees up to $650 per line.6
Bilingual TV ads to feature David Beckham
New TV spots
featuring David Beckham will highlight Sprint’s network and show
customers how they can stay connected to all the soccer action
throughout the month-long tournament. In addition to bilingual ads on
English and Spanish TV, Beckham will be featured in out-of-home
creative, retail merchandise and digital advertising.
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 or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1 FOR SPRINT CUSTOMERS: After 60-day trial, pay $9.99/month.
fuboTV free data usage will end 6/27/16. FOR BOOST MOBILE AND VIRGIN
MOBILE USA CUSTOMERS: After 30-day trial, pay $9.99/month. The service
is available to Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA customers,
all while on the Sprint network.
2 NO PURCHASE
NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. LEGAL
RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES (D.C.) (EXCLUDING AK AND
HI) & PUERTO RICO 18 YEARS AND OLDER. VOID IN AK, HI AND WHERE
PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes ends 6/14/16. Instant win game ends 6/26/16. For
official rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit http://www.sprint.com/Copa. Sponsor:
Sprint Communications Company LP, 6200 Sprint Parkway, Overland Park, KS
3 Valid for a limited time. If a new customer or
an existing customer adds a line of service (phone, tablet or MBB) and
deactivates within 30 days, Sprint will credit all device charges
(Installment Billing, Lease, or Early Termination Fee, when device is
returned) and reimburse the customer for the device purchase, price or
down payment, activation fee, MRC, and all associated taxes and fees.
The following charges will not reimbursed: Premium content, third-party
billing, any international charges not included in your plan (e.g.
international voice roaming) and any associated taxes and Sprint
surcharges. As an example, overage, per minute international services
with a cost outside of plan MRC are considered nonstandard usage.
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.
applies to base monthly service plan and access charges only. Discount
does not apply to certain charges such as taxes, surcharges, roaming,
premium content, add-ons, and apps. New plan features may not be an
exact match. Discount offer excludes competitor promos/sales and is
limited to consumer plans as of April 8, 2016 for: Verizon’s shared data
rate plans for 1GB, 3GB, 6GB, 12GB, 18GB, 20GB, 25GB, 30GB, 40GB and
50GB; T-Mobile’s Simple Choice rate plan prices for 2GB, 6GB and 10GB;
and AT&T’s advertised shared data rate plans for 300MB, 2GB, 5GB, 15GB,
20GB, 25GB, 30GB, 40GB and 50GB. Plans exclude unlimited music and video
streaming, data carryover and cloud options that other carrier plans may
offer. Offer/coverage not available everywhere or for discounted phones.
Subject to new-line, $30 activation fee, credit, valid port-in. Customer
must choose from same porting carrier rate card. Savings through March
6 Requires valid port-in, current phone
trade-in, submission of previous bill, and online registration. Via an
American Express® Reward Card (less guaranteed trade-in value
provided) after online registration and new phone activation.
Oscar Meza, 817-680-2795