This article is for faculty and staff seeking information regarding regarding ITS Cellular Services contracts available through Sprint. These contracts include voice plans, data plans, features, international services, and other plans. Please direct any questions regarding cellular service purchases to ITS Cellular Services at 486-4357.

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ITS Cellular Services supports cellular services for all faculty and staff at the University of Connecticut. All cellular service purchases must meet University criteria and must go through ITS Cellular Services. 

Article Overview

Voice Rate Plans

National Flat Rate Plan @ $4.00/month, $.05/minute

This plan is for low end users of voice minutes

Sprint Business Essential Add-On @ $15.00/month

Includes: Nationwide calling and roaming, 9 p.m. nights & weekends, unlimited mobile to mobile
Overage Charge: .40/minute

Sprint Business Essential 400 @ $29.99/month

Includes: Nationwide calling and roaming, 9 p.m. nights & weekends, unlimited mobile to mobile
Overage Charge: .40/minute

Sprint Business Essential 1000 @ $44.99/month

Includes: Nationwide calling and roaming, 9 p.m. nights & weekends, unlimited mobile to mobile
Overage Charge: .40/minute

Sprint Business Essential 1400 @ $59.99/month

Includes: Nationwide calling and roaming, 9 p.m. nights & weekends, unlimited mobile to mobile
Overage Charge: .40/minute

Features

Text Messaging 300 @ $3.75/month

Includes 300 text/picture messages.

Unlimited Text Messaging @ $5.25/month

Includes unlimited text/picture messages.

Data – Sprint Fusion

Sprint Fusion Data plans for Mobile Hotspots, iPads, Laptops, and Mobile Broadband USB Air Cards.  These plans pool with the smartphone plans.

  • 3GB of data @ $30.00
  • 6GB of data @ $45.00
  • 10GB of data @ $65.00
  • 15GB of data @ $80.00            ~OR~
  • 3G/4G Unlimited Data on the Sprint Network – 100MB limit on data roaming @ $37.99/month
  • Mobile Hotspot Feature on a smartphone @ $10.00/month (allows for 2GB of data)

This data feature is available for all smartphones.

Bundled Plans for Smartphones

Sprint Business Essentials Messaging & Data Add-On @ $41.25/month

  • PDA Service Includes: Roaming, Nationwide LD, Unlimited 3-way calling, caller ID, voicemail, call waiting
    Call Forwarding: $.20/min.
    Messaging includes: Text, Picture & Video
    Data includes: Email, Web, Music Premier, TV Premier & GPS Navigation
    Overage Charge: $.40/minute

*Premium Data Service required for iPhones and 4G capable Android devices – Add $10.00/month

Sprint Business Essentials Messaging & Data 400 @ $52.49/month

  • PDA Service Includes: 400 voice minutes, Roaming, Nationwide LD, Unlimited 3-way calling, caller ID, voicemail, call waiting
    Call Forwarding: $.20/min.
    Messaging includes: Text, Picture & Video
    Data includes: Email, Web, Music Premier, TV Premier & GPS Navigation
    Overage Charge: .40/minute

*Premium Data Service required for iPhones and 4G capable Android devices – Add $10.00/month

Sprint Business Essentials Messaging & Data 1000 @ $67.49/month

  • PDA Service Includes: 1000 voice minutes, Roaming, Nationwide LD, Unlimited 3-way calling, caller ID, voicemail, call waiting
    Call Forwarding: $.20/min.
    Messaging includes: Text, Picture & Video
    Data includes: Email, Web, Music Premier, TV Premier & GPS Navigation
    Overage Charge: .40/minute

*Premium Data Service required for iPhones and 4G capable Android devices – Add $10.00/month

Sprint Business Essentials Messaging & Data 1400 @ $82.49/month

  • PDA Service Includes: 1400 voice minutes, Roaming, Nationwide LD, Unlimited 3-way calling, caller ID, voicemail, call waiting
    Call Forwarding: $.20/min.
    Messaging includes: Text, Picture & Video
    Data includes: Email, Web, Music Premier, TV Premier & GPS Navigation
    Overage Charge: .40/minute

*Premium Data Service required for iPhones and 4G capable Android devices – Add $10.00/month

International Services

Sprint Worldwide Voice Add-on @ $4.99/month

The Sprint Worldwide Voice Add-on offers discounted rates while traveling internationally.
Check sprint.com/international for available coverage and rates.

Canada Roaming Add-on @ $2.99/month

For $2.99* per month, you can make local calls in Canada, call back to the U.S. and even receive calls in Canada for $0.20 per minute. That’s a savings of $0.39 per minute over standard roaming charges in Canada.

Business Multi-Country International Data Plans for Select Countries

  • 120MB Global Data @ $25.00/month
  • 300MB Global Data @ $55.00/month
  • 800MB Global Data @ $115.00/month

Please visit www.sprint.com/swwdatabusiness for a complete list of countries.  For more information, visit www.sprint.com/traveltips.

Device Choices

Please go to the Sprint website www.sprint.com to view the equipment available through Sprint. Pricing can be confirmed by calling UITS Cellular Services at 860-486-4357 and pressing the options for cellular services.

Accessories

All cell phones come with an AC cord. You may purchase a belt clip or case; however, the cost should not exceed $40.00 with the contracted discount.

Equipment Return

If the equipment you purchased does not meet your expectations, you may return it for another model within 14 days from the date of shipment.

Warranty

There is a one-year warranty on all devices.**
**Apple iPhone: You will need to make an appointment with your nearest Apple Store (800-275-2273). Please note, there could be associated fees.

Upgrade Eligibility

You are eligible to upgrade your mobile device after a period of one year.

Cancellation of your Cellular Service

You can cancel your cellular service at any time. There are no “early termination fees” under the current contract.