United States national wireless carrier, Sprint Corp.S , is coming up with new ideas and solutions to help business enterprises improve their relation with employees and better serve their customers. Sprint recently unveiled its Sprint MultiLine, an enterprise-grade solution within its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) portfolio. Sprint MultiLine delivers a solution that allows businesses to add a company-owned number to their employees' personal phones for calling and texting on any mobile device and on any underlying carrier.
This will aid large enterprises as well as small and medium size businesses (SMB) to overcome challenges in the ever-growing BYOD environment. Further, Sprint offers unmatched flexibility and simplicity of a second line service, allowing businesses to own the number, ensure compliance and manage costs, while allowing employees to carry one phone. This will enable the employess to keep their work and personal communications completely separate.
Demand for BYOD is expected to grow heavily in the coming years. According to media company, IDC's (International Data Corporation) Enterprise Mobility Update from June, 2017, 91% of enterprise IT decision makers claimed their companies' compliance with BYOD programs. 65% of these companies further claimed to have experienced savings as a result of implementing an employee liable device program.
Some of the important benefits associated with Sprint MultiLine includes - Business Identity, Ease of Management, Regulatory Compliance, Cost Savings and also Employee Satisfaction.
Sprint MultiLine also maintains segregation between voice and text usage to make the reimbursement process hassle free. Moreover, it will work on any carrier network, including cellular voice, mobile data and Wi-Fi.
Headquartered in Georgia, Movius Corp., a leading provider of cloud-based mobile communication services, will be powering Sprint MultiLine with its patented technology and communications platform.
Zacks Rank and Price Performance
Sprint currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here .
Over the past three months, shares of Sprint have inched up 0.49%, outperforming the 0.41% loss of the industry it belongs to.
Sprint's Recent Events
Sprint is planning to expand its presence and investment in the Southwest, aiming to add more than 300 new jobs and 44 new retail locations throughout parts of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Utah and West Texas by the end of 2017.
Moreover, the latest offering of Sprint's Unlimited Freedom plan charges 5 lines for $20 per month, per line for customers who switch to Sprint. This makes Sprint's Unlimited plan 50% off Verizon Communications Inc. VZ and AT&T Inc. T Unlimited rates for a family of 5.
With Essential PH-1 (exclusive deal to carry the first phone from Essential Products), Sprint is competing head-to-head with T-Mobile US Inc. TMUS . T-Mobile US unveiled its first branded smartphone, the REVVL and is promoting more models on its JUMP! On Demand handset leasing programme.
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