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CORRECTING and REPLACING Sprint Shares the Gift of “Unlimited” for the Holiday Shopping Season

Second bullet should read: ‘Unlimited Edition’ savings continue on Black Friday! Customers can still get their hands on Samsung Galaxy S III (16GB) for $49.99 as well as Galaxy Nexus by Samsung or Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for FREE2 after $50 mail-in-rebate (via reward card)3. Customers can take advantage of Black Friday deals by visiting select Sprint retail stores, online or by calling 1-800-Sprint1.

The corrected release reads:


Offers include $150 in savings on purchase of Samsung Galaxy S® III smartphone; Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Victory™ FREE for the holiday weekend

New tablet plans provide customers 20 percent more data at same price as competitor

Sprint (NYSE:S), a Truly UnlimitedSM data carrier for smartphones, is brightening up the holiday season by giving the gift of Unlimited and offering big savings on some of its hottest Android™ devices. Sprint’s holiday promotions are sure to put an ease on this year’s tight holiday budgets with significant price drops on the popular Samsung Galaxy family of devices.

  • Beat the Black Friday crowds! On Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day, customers can visit www.sprint.com/holiday or call 1-800-Sprint1 to purchase Samsung Galaxy S® III (16GB) for only $49.99 – a $150 savings1 with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement2. Customers who shop online or call on Thursday can also purchase Galaxy Nexus by Samsung or Samsung Galaxy Victory™ 4G LTE for FREE2.
  • ‘Unlimited Edition’ savings continue on Black Friday! Customers can still get their hands on Samsung Galaxy S III (16GB) for $49.99 as well as Galaxy Nexus by Samsung or Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for FREE2 after $50 mail-in-rebate (via reward card)3. Customers can take advantage of Black Friday deals by visiting select Sprint retail stores, online or by calling 1-800-Sprint1.
  • The holiday cheer continues through Sunday, Nov. 25, in Sprint retail stores across the country and online, with Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy Victory available for FREE2 after $50 mail-in rebate (via reward card) 3 when purchasing in Sprint retail stores.

All Sprint smartphones require activation on one of the Sprint Everything Data plans starting at just $79.99 per month (surcharges and taxes excluded) with Truly Unlimited data, text and calling to any mobile. No throttling, no metering and no overages, all while on the Sprint network. With Sprint’s Everything Data and other plans that include Truly Unlimited data, Sprint is continuing its history of data leadership by making it easy for its customers to use data in all the ways that are useful to them, such as news, email, music, and GPS navigation, without worrying about data overages on their monthly bill.

Just in time for the holidays, Sprint smartphone customers4 can add a 3G/4G tablet to their account with a specially discounted rate plan that includes 1GB of 3G/4G on-network data for only $15 per month or as little as $10 per month for 100MB of data on the Sprint network (surcharges and taxes excluded). For customers who only want a 3G/4G LTE-enabled tablet, Sprint offers a monthly plan for $14.99 with 300MB of 3G/4G LTE on-network data. Sprint’s $14.99 rate plan offers customers 20 percent more data than AT&T for the same price5. For a limited time, Sprint is waiving the activation fee on all 3G/4G LTE tablets.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 10.1 is the latest Samsung tablet to join Sprint’s 4G LTE lineup and brings to life the data capabilities of the Sprint 4G LTE Network6 on a large beautiful display, making it the ideal device to watch a video, listen to music, check email or surf the Web. Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is currently available for $549.992.

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 nearly 56 million customers at the end of the third 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 in customer satisfaction and most improved, across all 47 industries, during the last four years. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in both its 2011 and 2012 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 www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

1The regular price of Samsung Galaxy S III (16GB) is $199.99 with a two-year service agreement.

2Device pricing excludes taxes and surcharges customers must purchase with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.

3The American Express Prepaid Reward Card (“Card”) provided in connection with this Rebate offer is a prepaid Card that is usable at U.S. merchants that accept American Express Card. Some limitations apply. The Card is not redeemable for cash (except where required by law) and does not provide ATM access. Use of Card constitutes acknowledgement that it is given as a reward and no consideration, value, or money has been paid by the holder to American Express in exchange for this Card. USE OF CARD IS SUBJECT TO THE CARDHOLDER AGREEMENT. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW, A $3.00 MONTHLY FEE WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST CARD BALANCE, STARTING SIX MONTHS AFTER CARD ISSUANCE, UNLESS FUNDS ARE EARLIER DEPLETED. For BALANCE, customer service and Cardholder Agreement, visit americanexpress.com/sprint or call 1-866-608-3756. Card issued by American Express Prepaid Card Management Corporation.

4Qualifying smartphone plans include: Simply Everything, Simply Everything Share, Everything Business, Everything Data, Everything Data Share, Business Advantage Messaging & Data, Business Share Plus with Pro Pack Plus.

520 percent more data claim applies to Sprint plan priced at $14.99. Plans also include off-network data allowance of 25MB, 100MB or 300MB depending on selection. For National Offers: Additional on-network data usage is $0.05/MB and additional off-network usage above allowance is $0.25/MB.

6Sprint’s 4G LTE Network is available in limited markets. For more information please visit sprint.com/4G LTE.

Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy S, Victory and Galaxy Tab are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Nexus is a trademark of Google Inc. Other company names, product names and marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks or registered trademarks. 4G LTE when used in connection with Samsung devices refers to the fact that the devices can operate on Sprint’s 4G LTE network.

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