This seems like a decent deal but I I didn’t read everything so there might be a catch somewhere as there always is. Sprint wireless is running what they’re calling an event where you can cut your wireless bill in half if you come over to them. You just bring or upload a copy of your bill and whatever you’re paying on a competitor you’ll pay half of that at Sprint. They even say they’ll help you out with up to $350 towards your early termination fees that you might get from your old company. You do have to turn in your old phone though, which I guess wouldn’t be a big deal really. All the details are below in the official PR for you..
In an unprecedented move, Sprint today announced it will cut in half the monthly rate plan for Verizon and AT&T customers who switch to Sprint beginning Friday, Dec. 5. With the Cut Your Bill in Half Event, Sprint will provide unlimited talk and text to anywhere in the U.S. while on the Sprint network – regardless of a customer’s current plan – and match the customer’s data allowance for half the cost they are currently paying for their monthly rate plan.1
“The Cut Your Bill in Half Event clearly demonstrates that Sprint delivers the best value in wireless,” said Marcelo Claure, CEO, Sprint. “It’s as simple as this: Bring Sprint your Verizon or AT&T bill along with your phone and we’ll cut your rate plan in half. That’s a 50 percent savings on your rate plan every month. And this great deal is not just a promotion. This will be the customer’s ongoing price.”
Beginning Friday, Dec. 5, Verizon and AT&T customers switching to Sprint need to follow these simple steps to take advantage of this limited-time offer:
1. Visit sprint.com/halfprice to upload a copy of your current bill.2
2. Bring a copy of your latest bill and all of the phones on your Verizon or AT&T account to turn in to your Sprint store.
3. A Sprint representative will select the service plan that most closely matches the data allowance in your current monthly rate plan.3
4. Get your new phone with one of our leasing options, Sprint Easy Pay(SM) installment billing, or pay full retail price for the device.
Additionally through this offer, Verizon and AT&T customers on a contract are eligible to save even more. Sprint will pay up to $350 per line via a Visa® Prepaid Card for their early termination fee or installment bill balance when they switch. Once a customer has received the final bill from the other carrier, he or she may simply register for the Visa Prepaid Card at sprint.com/jointoday.4
The half-off rate from Sprint will be based on the monthly voice, text and data rate plan charge for all lines on the customer’s Verizon or AT&T bill. For example, Verizon customers paying $140/month for four lines of service to share can get four lines of service from Sprint for $70/month. Customers are entitled to the half-off rate as long as they remain on the plan.
The Sprint 4G LTE network serves more than 540 cities, making it easy for customers to enjoy data on their devices.
1 Requires valid port from AT&T or Verizon to consumer account with $10 min. monthly rate charge. Discount does not apply to certain charges such as taxes, surcharges, add-ons, apps, premium content, int’l services, devices, partial charges or add’l lines. Usage Limitations: Other plans may receive prioritized bandwidth availability. To improve data experience for the majority of users, throughput may be limited, varied or reduced on the network.
2Bills uploaded online must be in English. Spanish language bills will be accepted at Sprint stores.
3 No cash back on turn-in. Must be current phone in good working order. If competitive phone is not turned in within 30 days from activation, a non-return phone charge of $200/line applies.
4All lines must be ported from an active wireless line at another carrier and remain active and in good standing for at least 45 days to receive the prepaid card. Register through March 15, 2015. Allow 12 weeks for your prepaid card to arrive.