ITS announces increased wireless discounts for employees

August 22, 2011

Information Technology Services (ITS) at Penn State has announced that Sprint Nextel has increased wireless discounts for University employee accounts and is providing new student wireless discounts.

Sprint Nextel discounts for Penn State cellular service increased for both personal and University accounts. Sprint Nextel discounts increased for University accounts from 18 to 25 percent and personal employee account discounts increased from 15 to 18 percent. Existing cellular users also are eligible to add the discount to qualifying plans.

Effective this August, Sprint Nextel also provides Penn State students with a 10 percent discount on qualified plans. Existing cellular users also are eligible to add the discount to qualifying plans.

Penn State holds contracts for cellular voice and data services with several cellular providers that give discounts to University faculty, staff and students. AT&T Wireless, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless offer discounted service and equipment to University faculty and staff. With recent new contracts, AT&T Wireless, Sprint Nextel, and T-Mobile also offer discounted service and equipment to University students.

The ITS website at http://css.its.psu.edu/es/phone/staffcellunvsvceqp.html#psurates provides information on cellular contract benefits. AT&T Wireless, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless provide online access for cellular service. Faculty, staff and students can link to Penn State personal cellular discounts at https://webapps.moc.psu.edu/cellular/personal.cfm for service and equipment rates and details. Penn State-liable service and equipment information is available at https://webapps.moc.psu.edu/cellular/university.cfm. Links to Penn State cellular programs also are available at http://css.its.psu.edu/node/75 online. 

Last Updated August 25, 2011