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Sprint MultiLine allows companies to add business line to employees' personal phones.

M2 EQUITYBITES-August 23, 2017-Sprint MultiLine allows companies to add business line to employees' personal phones

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Sprint (NYSE: S) has announced it has launched Sprint MultiLine, an enterprise-grade solution within its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) portfolio, that allows businesses to add a company-owned number for voice and text on any mobile device, regardless of carrier, the company said.

Demand for BYOD is expected to continue to grow enormously in the next few years. According to IDC's Enterprise Mobility Update from June, 2017, 91% of enterprise IT decision makers indicated their companies support BYOD programs. Of those companies, 65% said they have experienced opex or capex savings as a result of implementing an employee liable device program.

This new technology is handset agnostic, allowing Sprint's clients to successfully manage second line and BYOD programs, no matter which type of device employees use, or the underlying carrier that employees work with. This means enterprises can add a fully functional business line to any personal device while maintaining complete separation of mobile identities, increasing productivity for businesses and convenience for employees.

With Sprint MultiLine, businesses will be able to control costs with company-owned numbers and real-time analytics of corporate mobile data, text and voice usage. Secure voice and text logging is also available for regulated enterprises, such as financial institutions or large healthcare organizations, to ensure compliance.

Movius (www.moviuscorp.com), a provider of cloud-based mobile communication services, will power Sprint MultiLine with its patented technology and communications platform.

Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.5 million connections as of Dec. 31, 2016 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years.

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