• Sprint eliminates its Direct 2 You personal phone delivery service

    6 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Back in 2015, Sprint tried to differentiate itself from the three other major U.S. carriers by offering a personal delivery service for new phones purchased from the carrier. Each driver in Sprint's fleet was given the job of delivering a new handset to a customer's location, setting up the device, and showing the subscriber how to operate the phone. The drivers were trained specifically for their job, and the carrier soon had a fleet of yellow and black cars driving around in certain markets. CEO Marcelo Claure said that the program, known as Direct 2 You, was like having 5,000 additional ...
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  • Sprint Really Has Ended Its Direct-2-You Service For Now

    Sprint Really Has Ended Its Direct-2-You Service For Now

    6 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Sprint has now confirmed that its Direct-2-You phone delivery service has come to a close as of March 20th. Closure of the service was noted first over the weekend and the confirmation of its closure simply seals the deal. The service, which is similar to AT&T's now expanding service created with tech startup Enjoy , effectively allowed users in select cities to order a phone and have it hand delivered to them. The delivering Sprint representative would then assist with device setup as well as providing other similar services normally completed in a carrier store, but without the hassle of...
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  • Sprint Direct 2 You phone setup service has been discontinued

    Sprint Direct 2 You phone setup service has been discontinued

    6 days ago - By PhoneDog

    Sprint's Direct 2 You service is dead.
    Sprint has confirmed that it's Direct 2 You service has been discontinued . “It was a great program,” said Sprint spokesperson Dave Tovar. “It was a great experience, and a great idea.” However, Sprint decided to end the service because the carrier must be careful about where it invests its resources, Tovar told FierceWireless .
    The Direct 2 You service launched in 2015 as a way to help consumers set up their new smartphones. With it, a Sprint rep would come to you wherever you were, including your home, work, or a coffee shop, and help you activate...
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