‘Can you hear me now?’ guy switches to Sprint

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An iconic character from the world of advertising has made the move from Verizon to Sprint. For years Paul Marcarelli was the “face” of Verizon after an advertising campaign from years ago in which he asked viewers, “can you hear me now?” To this day the line remains part of the cultural lexicon. Starting last night during the NBA Finals, Marcarelli is now appearing in advertising for Sprint, extolling the improvements made to their network and the savings they can provide to consumers. Read more

Sprint, Uber team up to help you get to Copa América Centenario matches

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This weekend soccer fans in the U.S., including those traveling in from around the globe, will enjoy the start of the Copa América Centenario tournament. Capitalizing on this special event, Sprint has teamed up with Uber in a special promotion that will benefit the carrier’s customers who need to get to one of the event stadiums to catch a match. Sprint users who hitch a ride using Uber will get 50% off, up to $25, their Uber ride fee. Read more

AT&T announces new program to thank their customers

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AT&T announced today a new appreciation program called AT&T thanks designed to show their customers “how much they mean to us.” Customers with AT&T do not need to do anything to participate in the program. There are no sign-ups required, no fees or waiting periods. Perhaps not surprising given moves to acquire DirecTV and with more involvement in content, the new AT&T program is entertainment-centric. Read more