March 14, 2008

Sprint Listed as a ’Top 50’ Company for Its Fertility and Adoption Benefits

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 14, 2008--Sprint (NYSE:S) is proud to announce its inclusion in Conceive Magazine’s list of the 50 most family-friendly companies in America. For its second annual "50 Best Companies" feature, the magazine surveyed employers across the country to find those that offer the best benefits for employees who are hoping to be parents.

Conceive’s list, featured in the Spring 2008 issue -- on newsstands now -- is unique in that it focuses on benefits that help to create families. The 16-page special section showcases the best of the best when it comes to employee benefits such as health-insurance coverage for fertility diagnosis and treatment, financial assistance for adoptions, and paid time-off for birth and adoptive parents.

"Sprint understands that stellar family-friendly benefits are a potent tool for recruiting and retaining the best employees, and we’re proud to be recognized for helping our employees start and expand their families," said Collier Case, director - Health and Productivity for Sprint. "It was an honor to receive this recognition for our fertility and adoption benefits. This reflects Sprint’s ongoing commitment to ensuring its comprehensive benefits program meets the need of our employees."

Conceive Magazine, America’s first magazine for helping women build their families, is published quarterly by Conceive Media in Orlando, Fla.

About Sprint Nextel

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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving approximately 54 million customers at the end of 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit

Lisa Zimmerman-Mott
Conceive Magazine
Emily Kruckemeyer
Managing Editor

SOURCE: Sprint