Sprint Suggests NextRadio App For Customers In Path Of Hurricane Arthur
July 3, 2014 at 3:57 AM (PT)
SPRINT is trumpeting the NEXTRADIO app as a useful tool for customers in the path of Hurricane ARTHUR, reminding people they can "use SPRINT’s exclusive NEXTRADIO application for real-time FM radio news updates and emergency information."
The company posted on their website:
"For customers looking for additional communications resources during an emergency, SPRINT exclusively offers the NEXTRADIO interactive FM radio application, which receives FM radio broadcasts in a user’s local area through a built-in FM tuner inside the smartphone. Available on select SPRINT, BOOST MOBILE and VIRGIN MOBILE USA ANDROID-powered smartphones, the free GOOGLE PLAY app allows consumers to listen to FM radio stations on the go.
By downloading NEXTRADIO, SPRINT, BOOST MOBILE and VIRGIN MOBILE USA customers can use their ANDROID smartphone to receive news and information from local broadcast affiliates during times of emergency. FM radio can be a lifeline to citizens when other communication networks suffer disaster related outages, such as hurricanes."