Sprint continues to revolutionize small business
communications with latest refresh of Sprint Biz 360
Sprint updates its growing list of small business solutions
with new mobile payment capabilities, mobile controls for
fleet service drivers, embedded devices and more
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 18,
2012 - Sprint (NYSE: S) today re-establishes its leadership
as an innovator in the small business market with the
launch of a new group of Sprint Biz 360 solutions that
includes cutting-edge smart phones, useful applications and
3G/4G embedded devices.
Square Card Reader for mobile transactions. Small
businesses can get paid virtually anywhere. Simply plug
the Square Card Reader into an iPhone® or Android device
to accept Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover® and American
Express credit cards on the go. Square is quick to set up
and easy to use, with a simple 2.75 percent swipe rate
and no contracts or hidden fees.
FleetSafer Mobile for small businesses with company
vehicles, FleetSafer Mobile automatically promotes safe,
legal and hands-free use of smartphones and tablet
computers while employees are driving on the job. A
Web portal tied to the application allows a business to
define and enforce custom safety policies and acquire
information about driving habits. The service is
priced at $5.99 per month plus a one-time setup fee per
Embedded devices. Sprint offers a variety of tablets and
notebooks with Sprint 3G or 4G network capabilities built
in. The Sprint Biz 360 embedded portfolio includes:
The ultraportable 11.6-inch HD Lenovo IdeaPad with a
full-size keyboard, multitasking capabilities and
plenty of computing power.
The ZTE Optik combines 3G mobility and Wi-Fi speed to
The HTC EVO™ 4G LTE handset. The newest addition to the
EVO family combines style and speed to create a device
that small businesses can use to boost productivity. This
EVO features a 4.7-inch HD display that makes it easy to
read files and emails and a 1.5GHz dual-core processor
for lightning-fast productivity. The Sprint 4G LTE
network is expected in select markets in mid-year 2012.
Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot. The first LTE
mobile broadband device from Sprint is also WiMax and 3G
capable, and it allows small businesses to
cost-effectively share one connection using Wi-Fi enabled
devices. The easy-to-use Sierra Wireless device supports
up to eight users and offers a MicroSD™ slot, external
display, GPS and Web user interface.
Sprint Biz 360, introduced last summer, represents a unique
and complete offering customized to today's small business.
Phone solutions to equip small businesses with wireless
connectivity like Sprint Direct Connect and wireline
solutions like Sprint Phone Connect
Specialized IT Care customized to small business needs
Connectivity and connectivity backup solutions
Productivity solutions that let employees do more from
Affordable prices and specialized plans that give
businesses contract flexibility, pooling options and cost
Additional Sprint Biz 360 benefits to small businesses:
Business Device Select- enables small businesses to buy
or upgrade to popular devices for their corporate-liable
account and get instant savings.
Sprint Buyback Program - helps small businesses offset
the cost of new handsets by letting Sprint buy back their
old ones - even if the phones are from other carriers.
Some buybacks can result in credits as high as $250.
No more upgrade fees - all corporate-liable small
businesses will have upgrade fees waived and can pocket
Flexible Business Rate Plans - lets small businesses pool
and share minutes among co-workers. Plus, Sprint's
industry-leading Unlimited Data offer comes standard for
all small businesses. Volume discounts are available to
all who qualify.
"Cutting through the complications of buying communications
gear is a challenge for small businesses," said Jaime
Jones, senior vice president-Consumer Sales. "Sprint
stepped up with Sprint Biz 360 last summer to make it
easier. Demand continues to be strong for individual Sprint
Biz 360 features and full-on bundles, so we're refreshing
the portfolio with new offers and services to continue to
make it appealing."
Sprint Biz 360 is available in Sprint Stores or can be
ordered by calling 1-877-9BIZ360 (1-877-924-9360).Sprint
also makes it easy for small business customers to
customize and buy Sprint Biz 360 packages online at
www.sprint.com/biz360. The customized website allows
customers to assess their specific business needs against a
backdrop of like-minded small businesses.
After assessing needs and studying how other small
businesses made Sprint Biz 360 work for them, a customer
can choose and customize a solution that fits their
business. If customers have questions about products or
solutions, they can reach out directly to a Sprint Small
Business expert who can walk them through a needs
assessment, help select the right product, or develop the
perfect small business solution.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and
wireline communications services bringing the freedom of
mobility to consumers, businesses and government users.
Sprint Nextel served more than 56 million customers at the
end of the first quarter of 2012 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; offering
industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid
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. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated
Sprint No. 1 among all national carriers and most improved
in customer satisfaction across all industries during the
last four years. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in its 2011
Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation's greenest
companies, the highest of any telecommunications company.
You can learn more and visit Sprint at or .