8 Interviews With A Sprint Mole

8 Interviews With A Sprint Mole

Back in February, we posted a series of conversations we had with a very knowledgeable Sprint insider (he still has his job, by the way). Here’s a limited collector’s edition box set of our eight chats.

Why Sprint Can't Fire Gary Forsee: A Known Bad Is Better Than An Unknown Worse

Why Sprint Can't Fire Gary Forsee: A Known Bad Is Better Than An Unknown Worse

For Sprint, life with Gary might be bad, but who knows how much worse it could be without him? That’s the rationale keeping the shareholders from replacing the CEO, asserts an internal Sprint source.

Sprint: No Bonuses This Year, Everyone's Gotta Buckle Down, Except For The Executives

Sprint: No Bonuses This Year, Everyone's Gotta Buckle Down, Except For The Executives

Sprint employee bonuses this year were reduced to nearly zero, while executive pay remained untouched, according to an inside source. The demoralizing effect of this pay cut undoubtedly contributes to the cellphone company’s substandard customer service.

Sprint Will Cancel Service For CDMA Customers Who Roamed 50%+

Sprint will cancel the accounts of CDMA customers who “excessively” use roaming, starting March 15, 2007, according to a company document provided by an internal Sprint source.

Why Sprint's Customer Service Sucks: They Only Let Reps Adjust Billing Up To $3 Per Call (As An Average)

Why Sprint's Customer Service Sucks: They Only Let Reps Adjust Billing Up To $3 Per Call (As An Average)

Sprint has such shitty customer service because they don’t give customer service reps enough leeway to disburse billing adjustments, nor do they provide enough support, asserts our inside source.

Sprint Gives Better Adjustments To More Profitable Customers, Ranked On A Scale From One Dollar Sign To Five Dollar Signs

Sprint Gives Better Adjustments To More Profitable Customers, Ranked On A Scale From One Dollar Sign To Five Dollar Signs

The more money you make Sprint, the more likely they are to you adjustments on your bill when you ask for them, regardless of whether the adjustment is due to a Sprint error. In the computer, your “value indicator” is represented on a scale of one dollar sign to five dollar signs, with five being the highest. Our Sprint corporate mole tells more.

No One Told Sprint Customer Care They Had To Let Customers Leave Contract Without Termination Fee Over Text Message Rate Raises

No One Told Sprint Customer Care They Had To Let Customers Leave Contract Without Termination Fee Over Text Message Rate Raises

We asked our leak what Sprint thought when The Consumerist posted back in October about how customers could escape their cellphone contract without penalty, based on the raise in text-message rates.

Sprint/Nextel Will Fire Any Employee Caught Participating In Blogs

Sprint/Nextel Will Fire Any Employee Caught Participating In Blogs

Sprint/Nextel employees caught commenting or contributing to online venues, blogs, or consumer report-venues would be researched, identified, and documented via Corporate Security team and fired, announced Sprint senior council Len Kennedy via intracompany email Monday.

Gary Forsee, Sprint CEO, Is A Poopy Pants, A Bad Dancer, And He Reads The Consumerist All The Time

Gary Forsee, Sprint CEO, Is A Poopy Pants, A Bad Dancer, And He Reads The Consumerist All The Time

According to intel we received from a well-placed source inside Sprint/Nextel, every article we write that has Sprint’s name on it gets put on the desk of Gary Forsee, CEO of Sprint. Our source, whom we’ll refer to as “Philip” so as not to endanger his job says,