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C Spire partners with Amazon to offer consumers Prime membership

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C Spire partners with Amazon to offer consumers Prime membership

Provides one year of shopping, free shipping, streaming TV and more with phone activation

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RIDGELAND, Miss., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With back-to-school in view, C Spire is giving consumers access to Amazon Prime for one year when they activate a new line with an eligible data plan on the wireless provider's 4G LTE network.

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As part of the limited time offer, new activations or additional lines will receive for one year of free, unlimited two-day shipping, streaming TV, movies, books and other Amazon benefits. If consumers already have the service, one year will be added to their subscription.

Amazon.com features shopping and free shipping on over 100 million items for sale online.  Prime features a full library of Prime Originals, popular movies and award-winning hit shows like The Grand Tour, Goliath and The Tick as well as Amazon Music, Twitch Prime for gamers, Prime Photos and Kindle Books for readers.  The giant online retailer has over 100 million Prime members worldwide, including 80 million in the U.S.

"This offering is consistent with our goal of helping those customers who may still be on the fence to easily adopt a more digital lifestyle," said Brian Caraway, general manager of the company's wireless unit.  "It's also a great way for people who already are members to get a year added to their subscription."

Promoting a digital lifestyle is part of C Spire's ground-breaking Tech Movement initiative launched last fall and designed to leverage the company's technology leadership and investments to help transform its service areas.  A key element is the massive expansion of ultra-fast broadband and fixed wireless internet access.

Other elements include leading the development of a high-tech workforce in Mississippi through education initiatives and related efforts, expanding tech innovation and education in the areas of robotics, artificial intelligence and IOT and development of a state-of-the-art digital customer experience platform.

"By 2020, analysts predict that most consumers will manage 85 percent of their relationship with a company online," Caraway said.  "Offering consumers these types of digital transformation benefits are another way for C Spire to add value to the overall experience."

To qualify for the offer, consumers must purchase a phone on C Spire's Device Payment Plan or pay the full retail price with an eligible postpaid data plan.  Current customers also can receive the free one year-membership, a $119 annual value, when they activate a new line.  Customers are limited to one promotional subscription per account.

For more information on the limited time offer and other C Spire products and services, go to www.cspire.com.

About C Spire
C Spire provides a full suite of world-class, customer-inspired wireless, 1 Gigabit consumer Internet access and related home services for consumers and dedicated Internet, IP Voice, data, managed services, cloud services, value added resale and mobile communications for businesses. This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at twitter.com/cspire.

Just in time for back-to-school, C Spire is offering consumers Amazon Prime free for one year when they activate a new line with an eligible data plan on the wireless provider's 4G LTE network.

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