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AAA Teams with Sprint to Launch AAA ID Pack AAA members and non-members now have instant access to AAA apps and information all in one place

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Mar 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — AAA and wireless carrier
Sprint (NYSE: S) have teamed to launch the AAA Member ID Pack providing instant
access to AAA services and information. With only one download, Sprint customers
can now compare gas prices near home or on the road, call for roadside
assistance, find AAA Approved hotels and restaurants, route a trip and much more
on select Sprint (NYSE: S) Android powered devices with the
launch of the AAA Sprint ID Pack.

AAA members value the peace of mind membership
provides including access to roadside assistance, travel information and
AAAs safety tips, said
Marshall L. Doney, AAA National Vice President, Automotive, Financial Services
and e-Business. Accessing these benefits just got
easier with the launch of the AAA Sprint ID Pack which enables users to download
all AAA apps and links at one time.

We are extremely pleased to expand our relationship
with AAA to include the AAA Member ID Pack, said
Kevin McGinnis, vice president-Product, Sprint. The
relationship between Sprint and AAA has been in place for more than a decade.

This collaboration is a great benefit to motorists across the country by
combining a rich mobile experience with travel, insurance, financial and
automotive-related services.

The AAA Sprint ID Pack includes a variety of AAA apps and web links for members
who want to access AAAs content, services and
information on the go. For more information or to download visit AAA ID Pack.

Once the AAA ID Pack is downloaded onto the mobile device, users will have
access to the following applications and Web links:


— AAA TripTik Mobile is a GPS-based app with maps and navigation, showing gas
station locations and pricing along with points of interest, such as AAA-rated
hotels, restaurants and attractions, near a users
location or any user-specified location.

— AAA Discounts uses GPS technology to display nearby AAA Show Your Card Save

— AAA Roadside enables AAA members to electronically request roadside
assistance and send their vehicle description, location and breakdown details
directly to AAA. Users can also search locally for service at one of 8,000 AAA
Approved Auto Repair facilities across North America.

— AAA Insurance provides AAAs recommended steps on
what to do immediately after a traffic collision and helps users gather
important information to submit an insurance claim.

All apps are free and include location-based roadside assistance for AAA

Web Links:

— AAA FindMe: Free and exclusively for members, AAA FindMe enables a Sprint
subscriber to have their GPS location instantly transmitted to AAA when calling
for roadside assistance. The service does not require any special downloads or
apps. Sprint mobile customers can access AAA road service by simply dialing *AAA
(or *222).

— AAA eTourBook Guides: Free and exclusively for members, AAA eTourBook guides
sync with smartphones, ereaders and tablets equipped with an ereader app. Each
guide highlights a top North American travel destination complete with listings
for AAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels and restaurants; AAA
Editors Picks for attractions, events and nightlife;
and other information available only through AAA.

— AAA Mobile Battery Service: Enables members to request a battery quote,
delivery and replacement on the spot.

— AAA Mobile Web: Access everything AAA has to offer anytime, virtually
anywhere. Access TourBook, hotel, restaurant and attraction listings, battery
quotes, AAA Approved Auto Repair shops, SYCS discounts, AAA and CAA branch
offices and more.

— Join AAA: Become a AAA member and get access to AAA’s legendary roadside
assistance, member discounts, insurance services, travel services and much more!

For a list of ID capable phones, go to

Sprint is a Show Your Card Save Program participant offering
members additional wireless service discounts and benefits . AAA members qualify
for a 10 percent monthly recurring discount on eligible new line activations on
select Sprint plans and waived activation fees valued at $36. Members also are
eligible to receive a $50 credit with an online purchase. AAA member benefits
for Sprint wireless services can be accessed at

Members also have access to Sprints
Ready Now program, which
helps members learn about their handsets.

Last year, members saved nearly $2 billion by taking advantage of AAA/CAA
discounts. The AAA Show Your Card Save program is one of the
worlds largest member discount programs and offers
savings at more than 110,000 retail locations in North America and popular
online retailers. Visit for a complete list of retailers and

About Sprint

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline
communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers,
businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 55 million
customers at the end of 2011 and is widely recognized for developing,
engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless
4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering
industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin
Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and
international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.

Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in its 2011 Green Rankings, listing it as one of
the nations greenest companies, the highest of any
telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at




About AAA

As North Americas largest motoring and leisure
travel organization, AAA provides more than 53 million members with travel,
insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in
1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate
for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the
Internet at

Stay connected with AAA on the web via:

SOURCE: Sprint

Walter Fowler, 646-448-8180
Heather Hunter, 407-444-8005
Ginnie Pritchett, 407-444-8003

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