Sprint announced today Sprint Zone, a free application that makes it easy for Sprint customers to pay bills, manage their account and check voice and data usage right from their device. While on the go, customers also can receive information about the latest products and services available from Sprint and suggested applications.
It is designed to make customers’ lives easier and more convenient. The Sprint Zone is currently available as an icon on HTC EVO™ 4G, Samsung Intercept™ and BlackBerry® Bold. In addition, the application will be available on future devices, including Samsung Epic™ 4G and Motorola i1, as an icon on the home screen.
The Sprint Zone Application includes:
• My Sprint – tools and information for customers to manage their accounts, pay bills, view voice, text and data usage
• My Sprint News – keeps customers informed and engaged with up-to-date news and information to enhance their wireless experience.
• Suggested Apps – highlights useful applications in a variety of categories
• Phone Tips and Tricks – videos and information about how to use their device
Len Barlik, vice president of wireline and wireless services for Sprint
“The Sprint Zone will be customers’ mobile source for accessing account information, learning about their device and discovering applications that will enhance their experience with Sprint. We are excited to offer customers who are always on-the-go an interactive and relevant mobile application that allows them to manage their account and discover new content any where and at any time.”
Calling All Developers:
Submit Your Apps for the Sprint Zone
Developers interested in having their applications featured within Sprint Zone need to submit their app to the Sprint® Apps Pitch Box located at http://developer.sprint.com/PitchYourApp.
Selection will be determined by relevance and best customer experience on the Nationwide Sprint® Network, Nextel® National Network and Sprint 4G network.
To keep the content within Sprint Zone appealing for customers, Sprint will update the featured applications on a reoccurring basis. Select apps also will be featured in Sprint advertising, online, through social media and point-of-sale materials.