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C Spire Wireless Kicks Off The Holiday Season with Free Android Smartphone Event


Free Offers on Five of the Season’s Hottest Android Touchscreen Smartphones;

Carrier Also Launching LG Ignite™, Sony Xperia Play™, BlackBerry® Bold Touch and Sonim®Armor

In Time for Busy Consumer Holiday Shopping Season



Ridgeland, Miss. - (November 23, 2011) C Spire Wireless, the first and only wireless provider to offer personalized wireless services, is kicking off its holiday celebration this week with free offers on five of the season’s hottest Android touchscreen smartphones along with the launch of the LG Ignite and Sony Xperia Play.



The LG Ignite is a sleek, lightweight and ultra-slim, top-of-the-line Android touchscreen smartphone with a 4-inch display while the Sony Xperia Play  is the world’s first PlayStation certified smartphone that combines a PlayStation quality gaming experience with the latest Android smartphone technology.



“We’ve always had compelling offers for our customers during the holidays, but this year’s robust line up of devices and pricing are among the best in the company’s history,” said Kevin Hankins, chief operating officer for C Spire Wireless.  “While other carriers announce sales and discounts, our offers are different because they come with a personalized experience at every touch point available from no other wireless provider.”



Five Free Android Devices 



In a move to make Android smartphone ownership even easier, C Spire celebrated the holiday season this week by offering five of its most popular and diverse Android smartphones for free. Activation, a $36 value, also is free until December 15 with a new two-year contract.  The Samsung Galaxy S, Motorola Milestone X, Samsung Admire™,  LG Optimus II™ and Samsung Gem™ smartphones all offer the latest in Android touchscreen technology, access to the best Android apps and a fully integrated entertainment, messaging and social networking experience.  Plus with the availability of C Spire’s Scout, customers will have a personalized app experience, with the latest app recommendations sent to them on their new Android device, based on their unique needs and interests.



In addition to the free Android devices, the company is also introducing five new devices just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.  The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY, the world’s first PlayStation certified smartphone, will be available online and in all C Spire retail locations beginning on December 7.  This gamers’ dream device, which combines a PlayStation-quality gaming experience with the latest Android smartphone technology, is available for $49.99 (with a new two-year contract) and features seven popular game titles pre-loaded on the device and access to four more free popular titles via download.   Starting this week, LG Optimus II™, which is free, and the LG Ignite™, which costs $99.99 with a new two-year contract, are available online and in all C Spire’s retail locations.  The two new LG devices are full-featured Android-powered touchscreen smartphone devices.



Productivity, Performance and Reliability with BlackBerry and Sonim 


C Spire is introducing two new advanced wireless devices next month during the holiday shopping season – the BlackBerry® Bold 9930 Touchsmartphone and the Sonim XP3400™ Armor – for mobile workers and service

Industry professionals who focus on productivity, performance and reliability.  Both devices will be available in early to mid-December online and in all retail stores.



The BlackBerry® Bold 9930 Touchsmartphone is the thinnest BlackBerry yet at only 10.5mm and is the first BlackBerry Bold to integrate a touch display with a BlackBerry keyboard.  Powered by the new BlackBerry 7 operating system, the unit delivers the ultimate in communication, multimedia and productivity.  The device, which features a 2.8 inch touchscreen display and a 1.2 GHz processor, will be available for $299.99 with a new two-year contract.


TheSonim®  XP3400™ Armor  , generally considered the toughest  phone in the world, provides a rugged communications device for people who work in harsh conditions or anyone who needs an extremely resilient, high-performance mobile phone.  Dust proof, water submersible to 6.5 feet for 1 hour and drop-tested up to 6.5 feet on concrete, the Sonim features a rugged 2 MP camera, video camera, extra bright LED flashlight and active noise cancellation. The device, which features a .5 mm thick scratch and shock resistant Corning®   Gorilla®  glass lens on a 2 inch high resolution display, will be available for $99.99 with a new two-year contract.


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About C Spire Wireless

C Spire Wireless is a diversified wireless communications company passionately committed to helping customers by personalizing wireless services designed just for them.  The provider personalizes customers’ experience by offering apps that fit who they are, services that anticipate their needs, and rewards just for using their phone in new ways – all with seamless ease and lightning fast speed.  This news release and other announcements are available at more information about C Spire Wireless and its products and services, visit