Invest in America - Sprint Nextel Partnership
The Illinois Credit Union League is excited to introduce the Credit Union Member Discount Plan in partnership with Sprint Nextel. Since 2006, 643,000 members have saved more than $40 million! This Plan not only offers your members savings, but it offers your credit union marketing incentives and an additional added value of membership.
The benefits of this Plan are not only for members, but credit unions as well. If your credit union participates in promoting this offer to your members, the credit union will receive a portion of the income generated from national member activations!
Benefits to Credit Union
- Effective tool to promote the added-value of membership
- Marketing incentives for participation = $ for the CU
- FREE marketing materials for statement mailings and lobby distribution
- Requires little to no effort
- Sprint Nextel handles all member service needs
Benefits to Members
- 10% off most individual liable monthly recurring charges (service rate plans, features, etc.)
- 15% off all corporate liable monthly recurring charges (service rate plans, features, etc.) with additional discounts on equipment
- Waived activation fee on all new lines
- Waived upgrade fee
- National rates with no roaming and long distance charges
- Nationwide from coast-to-coast coverage
- Existing Sprint Nextel customers can also save
The League is pleased with the value and the guaranteed savings that Sprint Nextel is extending to credit union members nationwide. Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to members, businesses, and government users and is widely recognized for developing, engineering, and deploying innovative technologies, including two wireless networks serving nearly 51 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2008; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
This Plan is already available for your members and your credit union can begin promoting it immediately. Keep in mind that all marketing materials are provided to your credit union FREE of charge. All you need to do to get started is proceed to the Love my Credit Union Web site. Once there, you can sign up for the Sprint program by clicking on the Partner Center link.