From Official Release
Charlotte Amalie, U.S.V.I. (May 5, 2003): Sprint (NYSE: FON/PCS) which operates the nation’s largest all-digital, all-PCS nationwide network, recently celebrated the opening of the new PCS Center in Charlotte Amalie, located at 9003 Havensight Shopping Center, Suite 304. The 250-square-foot store is staffed by four experienced sales professionals who can assist and educate customers during their shopping experience. “We consider this new location ideal to meeting the St. Thomas-area customer demand,” said Gabriel Torres, General Manager of Sprint’s wireless division in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. “Customers visiting the Havensight Mall store will benefit from exceptional service and enhanced personal attention.” The grand opening celebration was held at the new PCS Center on Thursday, May 8 at 11 a.m. Local dignitaries joined Sprint in ceremoniously cutting a ribbon to commemorate the store’s opening.
Refreshments, music and giveaways were available to customers who visited the store during the celebration. Additionally, store personnel demonstrated Sprint’s Picture Mail application which involves taking a digital picture with a Sprint wireless phone and then sharing the picture instantly with friends and family via e-mail or to another PCS Vision phone.
Sprint offers customers the Sanyo 8100, with a built-in camera phone, for $119 after a mail-in rebate, flat-rate data pricing, an intuitive way to share pictures, an online album at no
Pictured: Share pictures on the run with the Sanyo8100 phone
additional charge, attachable voice memo and the ability to wirelessly share pictures with more people in more places.
PCS Center Store Manager Joey Abella said “Sprint is the only wireless carrier in the USVI to offer advanced wireless services such as PCS Vision and Picture Mail–which allows PCS customers to instantly share life’s everyday moments in a whole new way.” PCS Vision from Sprint includes services that allow customers to take and receive pictures from select PCS Phones; browse the Internet at speeds faster than most dial-up connections; check personal and corporate e-mail; watch clips and stream audio for news and music; download polyphonic, animated and voice ringers, and full-color, graphically-rich games and screen savers, all on the enhanced Nationwide PCS Network.
To celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Sprint Store in Charlotte Amalie, and for a limited time, customers can save up to $100 instantly on select PCS phones, including the Sanyo 8100 (pictured), with in-store activation on a new line of service. Plus, customers will receive a $50 PCS service credit. Certain restrictions apply.
Sprint is a global communications company serving more than 23 million business and residential customers in more than 70 countries. With 80,000 plus employees worldwide and more than $26 billion in annual revenues, Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying state of the art network technologies, including the United States’ first nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network. Sprint’s award-winning Tier 1 Internet backbone is being extended to key global markets to provide customers with a broad portfolio of scalable IP products. Sprint’s high-capacity, high-speed network gives customers fast, dependable, non-stop access to the vast majority of the world’s Internet content. Sprint also operates the largest 100-percent digital, nationwide PCS wireless network in the United States, already serving the majority of the nation’s metropolitan areas including more than 4,000 cities and communities. For more information, visit the Sprint PCS web site at http://www.sprintpcs.com.