|Sprint reduces price of Vision-enabled handsets|
Posted: 26-Feb-2003 [Source: Sprint PCS]
[Sprint offers $100 discount with purchase and activation of a PCS handset with PDA functionality including the TREO 300, Samsung SPH-i330 and the Toshiba 2032.]
Sprint, which operates the largest all-digital, all-CDMA Third Generation (3G) wireless network in the United States, today announced it is now offering a $100 discount with the purchase and activation of a PCS VisionSM Capable PCS Phone with PDA functionality. The discount applies to the PCS Phone by Handspring Treo 300, PCS Phone by Samsung SPH-i330 and PCS Phone by Toshiba 2032. The limited time offer is available in participating Sprint Stores and Sprint business channels until March 30, 2003.
"Sprint is leading the industry with a diverse selection of innovative, converged devices that provide the functionality of a PDA, high-speed wireless access to the Internet, email and corporate applications, and allow clear phone calls anywhere on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network," said John Garcia, senior vice president of marketing, sales and distribution for the PCS division of Sprint. "This new genre of smart devices is an important part of designing a PCS Clear Wireless WorkplaceSM solution that allows mobile professionals to take their desktops with them and turn down time into productive time. Nationwide 3G coverage, applications like PCS Business ConnectionSM and unlimited PCS Vision plans make these devices a powerful productivity tool. It's like having your office in your pocket."
Customers will receive the $100 discount instantly with purchase and activation of the device. The offer reduces the price of the PCS Phones by Handspring Treo 300 and Samsung i330 from $499.99 to $399.99, and the Toshiba 2032 from $699.99 to $599.99. Customers may also receive a $100 PCS service credit or mail-in rebate depending on credit history, purchase location and time of activation.
Customers choosing a PCS Free & Clear Plan with Vision will also get PCS Vision free for the first two months. Current PCS Free & Clear Plans with Vision ranging from $55.00 to $115.00 per month include unlimited PCS Vision, unlimited Night and Weekend minutes, unlimited PCS to PCS Calling, and Nationwide Long Distance with a one or two year PCS Advantage Agreement, depending on the service plan selected and included plan options. Customers interested in further details on specific terms of the offer, pricing of PCS Phones and additional wireless service plans can visit www.sprintpcs.com.
"Sprint was among the first to offer unlimited pricing plans for advanced wireless data services," added Garcia. "Now, we are making it even more affordable for customers who want to take advantage of the latest fully integrated PCS Vision Capable smart devices."
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