Sprint, as part of its sponsorship of the 2016 Copa América Centenario soccer tournament, has announced that it will be providing free video access to all live matches to Sprint subscribers beginning June 3.
Customers will incur no extra data charges when streaming games over a cellular connection, and Sprint, Boost, and Virgin Mobile customers will have limited-time free access to fuboTV, who will be carrying the games in Spanish. After their 60-day free trial, customers can pay $9.99 per month for fuboTV if they wish.
Sprint customers will also be able to win a trip for two to the final game of the Copa América Centenario.
Customers Score Big as Sprint Provides Exclusive Free Access with No Data Charges to Every Live Match of 2016 Copa América Centenario with fuboTV
Fans can stay connected to the action the entire month by catching the matches on Sprint's new LTE plus network – its fastest and most reliable network ever
Game on! Sprint will support historic event with exclusive giveaways, including tournament tickets, interactive onsite fan experiences, and bilingual TV spots featuring David Beckham
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – May 19, 2016 – To celebrate its sponsorship of the 2016 Copa América Centenario beginning June 3 in Santa Clara, California, Sprint (NYSE: S) will offer unprecedented opportunities for fans to get closer to all the soccer action with free access to all live matches on Sprint phones, VIP giveaways and fan experiences at match locations.
"This is the first time the tournament is being held in the United States," said Marcelo Claure, Sprint president and CEO. "We're celebrating by giving our customers free access to watch every match of 2016 Copa América Centenario. With fuboTV, customers can use their Sprint smartphone anytime, anywhere on our fastest and most reliable network ever to watch the tournament. Everyone wins with the opportunity to save 50 percent off most AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon standard rate plans when they switch to Sprint. In addition to a world-class network, we are also creating unique experiences for fans to win prizes like a trip to the final match."
Live Copa America Games for free with no data charges for Sprint customers
fuboTV, a streaming service that bundles live sports and entertainment channels, will stream the Spanish-language broadcasts via Univision for all of the Copa América Centenario matches. For a limited time Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA customers will have exclusive free access to a fuboTV subscription on their smartphones to watch Copa América Centenario this June1.
For Sprint customers, after the free 60-day trial they can pay $9.99 per month to keep the fuboTV service. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile customers receive a free 30-day trial and then pay $9.99 per month – all while on the Sprint network. For more information, visit www.sprint.com/copa, www.boostmobile.com or www.virginmobileusa.com.
Win a VIP trip for 2 to Copa América Centenario finale
From May 20 through June 26, customers can visit www.sprint.com/Copa or text COPA to 60603 to enter and play the Sprint scratch-and-win game daily for a chance to win prizes2. Prizes include a signed David Beckham soccer ball, exclusive Copa America Nike soccer balls and hats, a TAG Heuer watch, and Samsung Galaxy S7's, TVs and tablets.
To add extra excitement, customers can select their favorite team and for every goal scored through June 14, they receive additional entries for a VIP trip to the Copa América Centenario finale. With Sprint, that's a win! For more information, visit www.sprint.com/Copa. No purchase necessary.
Experience Sprint onsite during the matches
Sprint is creating an immersive and engaging fan experience at 27 matches which will include an interactive digital wall, 360° photo booth where fans will get digital downloads of their photos for social sharing and charging stations. In addition, some locations will feature appearances and autograph signings from famous soccer legends.
In addition, Sprint will conduct 5G demonstrations on June 3 and June 6 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara and on June 9, 11 and 14 at Lincoln Field in Philadelphia.
Fans can learn why now is the perfect time to try Sprint and its 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee,3 which invites consumers to experience America's fastest LTE Network. The Sprint LTE Network delivers the fastest download speeds and4 is more reliable with better coverage than ever. If you're not satisfied, just return your phone and Sprint will refund your money. No gimmicks; it's that simple. Best of all, new customers continue to have the opportunity to save 50 percent off most AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon standard rate plans when they switch to Sprint.5 In addition, Sprint will cover switching fees up to $650 per line.6