OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE:S) is celebrating the launch of new features and over 80
more Pokémon in Pokémon GO with a nationwide Lure-A-Thon on Friday, Feb.
The additional Pokémon that will appear in Pokémon GO for the first time
were originally discovered in the Johto region from the Pokémon Gold and
Pokémon Silver video games. Lures will be set at Sprint stores across
the country in order to attract Pokémon – maybe even Chikorita,
Additionally, Trainers can to visit over 10,000 Sprint and Boost Mobile
PokéStops to collect Poké Balls, Potions, Eggs, Razz Berries and – for
the first time – the new Pinap Berry and Nanab Berry to help them on
their quest to capture Pokémon.
Visit your local Sprint store:
Play Pokémon GO: Fill your Pokédex without worrying about
running out of data or surprise overage charges with Unlimited Data,
Talk and Text. New customers can sign up for Unlimited Data, Talk and
Text for $50/month for the first line with AutoPay, two lines for just
$90/month; and the third, fourth and fifth lines of Unlimited Data,
Talk and Text are FREE.1
Capture more Pokémon: Sprint is hosting a nationwide
Lure-A-Thon at Sprint PokéStops and Gyms across the country from 2
p.m. to 8 p.m. local time Friday, Feb. 17. Lures will be set during
this time to attract Pokémon to the store.
Stay charged up: Trainers can charge up their devices for FREE
at Sprint PokéStops and Gyms. For a limited time, get $20 off of a
Mophie Juice Pack for GS7/edge and iPhone 7/7 Plus.
Play on one of the hottest new devices: Come in today and you
can receive $300 off a Samsung GS7 edge2.
“Today is a great day for Trainers!,” said Roger Solé, Sprint chief
marketing officer. “With the addition of over 80 Pokémon appearing in
Pokémon GO for the first time ever this week, Sprint and Boost remind
Trainers that we currently have thousands of PokéStops and Gyms where
they can collect Poké Balls, Eggs, Potions and the new set of Berries –
Pinap and Nanab. The Lure-A-Thon is a fun way to celebrate today’s
launch. And players are encouraged to check out our Unlimited Data, Talk
and Text so they can play as much as they want without worry.”
Sprint is the exclusive wireless partner of Pokémon GO. Trainers can
visit PokéStops at Sprint, Boost Mobile and Sprint at RadioShack
locations and players also have a go-to location where they can take
Pokémon into battle against other Pokémon at Sprint-sponsored Gyms.
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 59.5 million connections as of Dec. 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
1 Savings until March 31, 2018; then $60/mo. for line 1 and
$30/mo. lines 3-5. Mobile optimized: video streams at up to 480p+
resolution, music at up to 500kbps, gaming at up to 2Mbps. Data
deprioritization during congestion. Pricing shown with $5/mo./line
AutoPay discount applied within two invoices. Requires eBill and new
account activation. Other monthly charges apply.
2 GS7 edge: $20.63/mo. for 24 months with Installment billing
for well-qualified customer. Requires new line of service. Taxes due at
sale. Early termination results in remaining balance due.
Kathleen Dunleavy, 310-709-3689