C Spire Wireless, the first and only U.S. provider to offer personalized
wireless services, today announced the winner of the its Personalized
World Adventure Sweepstakes. James T. “Jimmy” Sbravati, of
Cleveland, Miss. was awarded the once-in-a-lifetime, all-expense paid,
totally personalized adventure for himself and up to three other family
members or friends.
James T. Sbravati, a 45-year-old Cleveland, Mississippi man, was the grand prize winner of C Spire Wireless' personalized world adventure sweepstakes. (Photo: Business Wire)
The 45-year-old Sbravati actually won prizes in all three phases of the
C Spire Personalized World Adventure contest, including an Amazon.com
gift card given to the first 5,000 sweepstakes entrants, one of 56
individuals who received a Motorola XOOM™ Android tablet in a daily
drawing and the ultimate trip of a lifetime grand prize.
When informed he had won the grand prize in the nearly two-month
contest, Sbravati was elated, stating, “You’re blowing my mind. This is
awesome - absolutely unbelievable. Thank you so much.”
Sbravati told C Spire Wireless representatives that he plans to use the
grand prize money to visit the Bahamas in June with other family members
to celebrate his parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Other
places Sbravati hopes to visit with his wife, daughter and possibly
another family member are Hawaii (Maui) and New York City (for New
Year’s Eve at Union Square in downtown Manhattan).
The family also will be equipped with the latest C Spire Wireless
smartphone and tablet devices to chronicle their experiences and share
them family, friends, C Spire Wireless and its customers. The devices
are designed to help enhance the travel experience, including wireless
tablets for on-the-go entertainment and smartphones featuring GPS
navigation, mobile web and other helpful apps to explore new
Since C Spire officially kicked off the Personalized World Adventure
Sweepstakes on Oct. 10, nearly 35,000 participants registered and
thousands have won fantastic gifts. In fact, 5,000 Amazon gift cards
were claimed within the first three days of the sweepstakes and 56
individuals won Motorola XOOM tablets.
“We couldn’t be more excited for the Sbravati family. This trip of a
lifetime will give them the opportunity to personalize their
destinations and adventures, creating a unique getaway that is perfect
just for them,” said Jim Richmond, director of Corporate Communications
for C Spire Wireless. “C Spire’s Personalized World Adventure
Sweepstakes and, more specifically, Sbravati’s plans for a completely
personalized escape, drives home C Spire’s mission to provide a
personalized wireless experience that is uniquely designed for each
Richmond said the smartphones and tablets will help keep the family
“connected to friends and other family members back home and allow them
to share their experience” with C Spire customers and others. “We have
one of the most reliable, comprehensive and fastest networks in the
U.S.,” he said, which will ensure that the Sbravatis will be able to
quickly place and receive phone calls and access email, text messages,
mobile web and share pictures, video and other rich media content.
“Just like people crave a completely personalized wireless experience
that is customized uniquely to them, they also want their own
unforgettable adventure designed around their life-long goals and
interests,” Richmond said. “One size fits all does not work with
consumers today, which is why we created this uniquely personalized
Personalized wireless at C Spire is a combination of a number of
different services, systems and programs that combine to offer an
unmatched wireless experience that directly reflects and serves each
customer’s unique needs. Customers will see this unique personalization
in apps and content that fit who they are, services that anticipate
their needs, and rewards they’ll get just for using their phone in new
ways. Specific examples of C Spire’s industry-first personalized
wireless services include the following programs:
PERCS: This industry-first awards program gives customers PERCS
for things like sharing their views on our community social forum,
joining our Scout program, and for being a loyal customer.
Scout: This program creates an optimum, personalized app
experience not available at any other wireless carrier by getting to
know each consumer in a more intimate way and by providing app
recommendations that match their interests and needs.
Circle: C Spire engages consumers in a two-way conversation and
listens to what they have to say through online panels, focus groups,
user generated initiatives and more.
Personalized Plans with Infinite Data: With personalized options
built around customers’ wireless needs, C Spire offers a variety of
individual, family and business voice and data plans that give users the
freedom and flexibility to use their phone how and when they want.
Go to www.cspire.com/win
for more information, official rules, including entry instructions,
methods of entry, important dates, prize details and restrictions.
About C Spire Wireless
C Spire Wireless is a diversified wireless communications company
passionately committed to helping customers by personalizing wireless
services designed just for them. The provider personalizes customers’
experience by offering apps that fit who they are, services that
anticipate their needs, and rewards just for using their phone in new
ways - all with seamless ease and lightning fast speed. This news
release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news/.
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