Sprint Pci Wireless - Getting It Right

By: Martin Smith

Fairly recently Sprint PCS Wireless made headlines in USA Todayfor offering credit to its business customers for lulls in itsnationwide network. Lulls are explained as dropped calls, fastbusy signals and other minor problems. However unlike itscompetitors, Sprint PCS Wireless made a bold offering of arefund for such problems, and some are customers receiving up to30% of their monthly Sprint cell phone bills.

Such dedication to customer service is at least part of what hasdriven Sprint PCS Wireless to the top of the charts where it hasa strong hold as the number 4 cell phone carrier in the U.S.with around 20 million subscribers nationwide. One thing Sprintdoes have in common with other cell phone carriers is aninterest in improving network design in order to be moreaccommodating to the most demanding consumers.

Sprint has a solid line of cell phones and cell phone callingplans which run the gamut in prices and offerings which helpSprint to achieve their goal. These plans range in price from$35.00 a month for a basic plan to a comprehensive 1-800 planfor under $100.00 a month. For instance Sprint¡¯s Free and ClearNationwide plan at $35.00 a month gives you 300 peak minutes andunlimited nights and weekends with nationwide coverage. The costand strength of coverage varies in major cities. Sprint offers afamily plan, Sprint PCS Free and Clear Nationwide 700, for about$128.00 a month. This plan gives 700 shared minutes andunlimited nights and weekends. It costs an additional $20.00 amonth for each additional line.

One of Sprint¡¯s most popular plans, Free and Clear (area wide),is perfect for those who rarely travel outside their callingarea. The plan offers 1000 peak minutes and unlimited use onnights and weekends. If you travel outside of your calling areaon a regular basis you may want to consider one of Sprint¡¯s PCSFree and Clear nationwide 1000 plans, at about $80.00 a month.You can choose a plan with 1000 peak minutes and unlimitednights and weekends or 3000 any time minutes which includesnights and weekends.

Take a look at Sprint¡¯s PM6625 top of the line Nokia phones.This is one of the most complete phones available anywhere. ThePM6625 has all the bells and whistles including VGA camera, fullcustomization capability and even has infrared Port. Second onthe list is the Sanyo SCP-8100, which includes a camera, is easyto use, can be customized with Sprint ring tones and is smalland light weight. Third on the list of phones offered by Sprintis the Handsprint Treo 600, a true cell phone/palm topcombination. With a reliable speaker phone, built in camera,Palm OS and more, this phone is great but rather expensive.

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