Sprint Plans to Offer In Home Delivery and Setup of Smartphones & Tablets

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  1. dgstorm

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    Sprint has un uphill battle to try and play "catch up" with Verizon and AT&T while it competes with T-Mobile. Because of that, the Now Network is throwing every idea at the wall until one sticks. Their latest concept is a bit odd, but intriguing. They plan to hire 5,000 employees and pair them up with 5,000 vehicles emblazoned with Sprint advertising, with the intention of offering "in home delivery and setup" of smartphones and tablets on the Sprint network.

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    Deliveries will be limited to specific zones, and the service will include the he Sprint rep transferring content from your older phone, as well as a tutorial for your new device. It sounds good in theory, but it seems like a service which will have a limited appeal. What do you think?

    Source: PCWorld

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    Interesting indeed. However I do think it's going to end up costing them alot more than they think. I don't see this working long term. They should instead invest that money into expanding their extremely limited network, but that's just me. I think it's great they are trying something new.

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    5000 employees plus 5000 cars.. at least they are supporting the economy.
     
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    Definitely...gotta love that.

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