Sprint opening 5 stores in Indianapolis

Sprint (NYSE: S) is opening five new stores for wireless shoppers in the Indianapolis metro area, the company said.

It also kicks off a weekend-long grand opening celebration on August 5 and 6 that will feature giveaways, an ice cream social and special discounts and deals.

The new stores are located in Frankfort, W. Lafayette and three in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis wireless consumers will find the shopping experiences greatly improved with the new design. The stores have been transformed into modern and open layouts, creating an atmosphere where people can better interact with store employees, touch and feel products, as well as learn about and get help with devices and services.

Sprint is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 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; no-contract 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.