Sprint Announces More ‘Biz 360′ Solutions

Sprint on Monday introduced new “Biz 360″ solutions for small businesses, including a credit card reader for mobile devices.

Square Card Reader lets small businesses swipe American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit cards on iPhones and Android devices. The service includes a 2.75 percent swipe rate and doesn’t require a contract.

One other capability, FleetSafer Mobile, fosters safe and hands-free use of smartphones and tablet computers for employees who are driving on the job, Sprint said. Sprint charges $5.99 per month plus a one-time setup fee per device. FleetSafer Mobile has a Web portal tied to it, which enables a business to define and enforce safety policies and obtain information about employees’ driving habits.

In addition, Sprint has released new embedded devices; its embedded portfolio includes the 11.6-inch HD Lenovo IdeaPad and the ZTE Optik. The telecommunications company also has announced the HTC EVO 4G LTE handset and the Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot.

Sprint Biz 360 was introduced last summer for small businesses.

“Demand continues to be strong for individual Sprint Biz 360 features and full-on bundles,” said Jaime Jones, Sprint’s senior vice president-consumer sales, “so we’re refreshing the portfolio with new offers and services to continue to make it appealing.”

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


In our Channel Influencer Awards digital issue, we highlighted eight technologies ready to "take off" in the channel this year. Which two will take off the most?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
The ID is: 84918