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Boost Mobile Launches Motorola i776 Phone
Posted: 06-Oct-2008 [Source: Boost Mobile]

[Pre-paid service provider, Boost Mobile, launches ts smallest flip phone - ithe Motorola i776 offering Boost Walkie-Talkie service]

Irvine, CA -- Boost Mobile, a division of Sprint Nextel Corporation offering value-based wireless phones and flexible service options with no long-term contracts, credit checks or activation fees, today announced the launch of the Motorola i776 phone.

As the smallest flip phone with a camera offered by Boost Mobile, the i776 handset also includes exclusive Boost Walkie-Talkie service, enabling customers to instantly communicate with millions and millions of Boost, Sprint and Nextel Direct Connect (or Walkie Talkie) customers nationwide.

"We are pleased to add the i776 phone to our lineup of easy-to-use and durable devices from Motorola, especially for value-conscious consumers who want more ways to communicate: voice, chirp, text messaging and more," said Neil Lindsay, vice president of marketing, Boost Mobile.

Boost's smallest flip phone with a camera, the i776 handset also includes Boost Mobile's exclusive Boost® Walkie-Talkie service(1), enabling customers to instantly communicate with millions and millions of Boost, Sprint and Nextel Direct Connect (or Walkie Talkie) customers nationwide. Boost Walkie-Talkie costs only a dollar a day for unlimited nationwide usage and the fee is only charged on days when the service is actually used or a walkie talkie call is received. In addition, customers can use the phone to connect to Nextel International (NII) walkie-talkie users in other countries, including Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru -- all at the push of a button.

FEATURES:

-- Nationwide Boost® Walkie-Talkie capabilities(1)

-- Bluetooth® Wireless Technology

-- VGA Camera

-- GPS-enabled(1)

-- Text Message, Instant Message and Multi-Media Messaging capabilities(1)

-- Wireless Web capabilities, access to AOL®, Yahoo!® and MSN® Instant Messaging(1)

-- Hands-Free Speakerphone with Voice-Activated Dialing

-- 600 Entry Phonebook

AVAILABILITY

The i776 handset from Boost Mobile is available at Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Meijer, Sprint Company Owned Stores, Radio Shack, participating wireless dealers or at www.boostmobile.com for a suggested retail price of $99.99 (excluding taxes).

SERVICE

As with all Boost Mobile Pay As You Go handsets, there are no credit checks, hidden charges or monthly bills. Boost Mobile pay as you go customers decide how to pay for minutes only as they need them through the purchase of Re-Boost® Cards available at all authorized Boost retailers, online at www.boostmobile.com or from their phone. Boost Mobile recently introduced Chat Plan(SM), which offers unlimited nights and weekends calling, unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling for calls to and from Boost, Sprint and Nextel subscribers nationwide, and unlimited text messaging for a dollar a day and offers low daytime rates. Boost Mobile's mobile-to-mobile calling includes more than 40 million Boost, SPrint and Nextel subscribers.

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