May 11, 2009

Aliante Station Casino + Hotel is First in North Las Vegas to Meet the Newly Adopted Public Safety Communication Codes

Sprint and MobileAccess Deliver Seamless, Reliable Mobile Connectivity Across the Casino

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 11, 2009-- The Aliante Station Casino + Hotel is teaming up with Sprint (NYSE:S) and MobileAccess to provide a comprehensive in-building wireless infrastructure and communications solution for its guests and team members. With 202 hotel rooms and suites, 14,000 square feet of meeting space, six restaurants and multiple entertainment venues, the new Aliante Station will ensure always-on reliable wireless coverage for a variety of applications throughout its entire facility.

“This solution gives Aliante Station a competitive edge in a town full of high-tech resorts,” said Van Baltz, Chief Technology Officer for Station Casinos, the company that owns and operates Aliante Station. “The new infrastructure provides an added benefit to our guests by ensuring nearly continuous wireless coverage no matter what device they’re using and enables our team members to stay connected wherever they are in the facility. The multi-service distributed antenna system (DAS) also puts Aliante Station at the forefront of public safety in Clark County by providing support for critical public safety cellular and radio operations.”

The multi-service in-building wireless system is the first in North Las Vegas to include capabilities for all major cellular carriers, in-house two-way radio, Wi-Fi, VoIP and public safety radio all on a single DAS infrastructure. This new technology also makes Aliante Station the first casino to meet the updated public safety communications codes for Clark County and the City of North Las Vegas.

This breakthrough design built by Sprint’s Converged Network Solutions (CNS) and MobileAccess ensures high-speed network services with wall-to-wall 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi, providing guests and staff with uninterrupted, seamless connectivity for mobile devices. The system also supports the latest in high speed 4G technologies, such as WiMAX, and has the scalability to support new or additional wireless services in the future without the need for any additional infrastructure. Furthermore, the system delivers building-wide, two-way radio coverage for fire, police and other first responders, ensuring that Aliante Station meets strict fire protection ordinances for the City of North Las Vegas.

“Thousands of people who visit or work at the casino and hotel use a wide range of wireless services. This makes the ability to support a multitude of communications applications on a reliable network very critical,” says Mike Fitz, vice president, converged solutions at Sprint. “We have provided a complete solution powered by our dependable Now network, that not only meets Aliante Station’s communications needs today, but also prepares for future technologies such as Sprint 4G, which lets employees and guests extend their Internet experience beyond the walls of their office or home.”

“MobileAccess is a leader in providing reliable, flexible wireless coverage to the hospitality industry,” said Cathy Zatloukal, chief executive officer of MobileAccess. “Our Encover in-building wireless solution suite accommodates the communications needs of a diverse clientele and staff, providing top hotels like Aliante Station a distinct competitive edge in a highly visible market. By equipping hotels with a single infrastructure for all wireless voice and data services, we’re helping our customers deliver a world-class experience to their guests.”

Sprint serves Aliante Station Casino + Hotel through its newly formed Business Markets Group (BMG). Composed of more than 4,000 sales, support, marketing and operations personnel, Sprint’s BMG is dedicated solely to enterprise, general business and public sector customers. BMG delivers wireless, wireline and converged solutions for companies, drawing on the nation’s most dependable 3G mobile broadband network,* 4G capabilities that are well ahead of Sprint’s competition, the fastest national push-to-talk network, and a comprehensive solutions portfolio of devices and applications.

For more information on Sprint business solutions, visit www.sprint.com/business or contact your Sprint account team.

For more information about Sprint CNS, please visit www.sprint.com/cns.

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 wireless networks serving more than 49 million customers at the end of the first quarter of 2009; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

About MobileAccess

MobileAccess is a global provider of reliable wireless coverage solutions for carrier and enterprise customers, ensuring life, time and money saving critical applications are available wherever and whenever they are needed. The Encover suite of products serve as the platform for delivering multi-service, future-ready wireless connectivity in enterprises and large public venues and has become an industry standard in key markets including healthcare, hospitality and higher education. MobileAccess’ advanced Wire-It-Once architecture ensures facility-wide indoor coverage for current and future cellular and enterprise wireless voice and data services, including Wireless LAN (WLAN), Mobile WiMAX and public safety radio, all over a single infrastructure. Thousands of organizations worldwide rely on MobileAccess including: Clarian Health, the Comcast Center, Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Ford Field, GAN Tower (Paris), Grand Lakes Orlando, the Dutch Parliament building (Netherlands), Hearst Corporation, M Resort, Spa and Casino, Melbourne Australia Airport, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Royal Dutch Shell and the University of Phoenix Stadium. MobileAccess is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, and has offices in Europe and the Middle East. For more information, please visit: www.mobileaccess.com.

About Aliante Station Casino + Hotel

Opened on November 11, 2008, the $662 million Aliante Station is conveniently located off Clark County’s 215 at 7300 Aliante Parkway in North Las Vegas. It offers 202 hotel guest rooms and suites; six restaurants and a food court to satisfy every taste bud and budget; 14,000 square feet of meeting, banquet and convention space; Regal Cinemas’ 16-screen movie theatre; Access Showroom, a 600-plus-seat entertainment concert venue and an array of popular gaming choices including traditional table games, a poker room, state-of-the-art race and sports book and slot machines. Aliante Station is a 50/50 partnership between subsidiaries of Station Casinos, Inc. and the Greenspun Corporation. For more information about Aliante Station, visit www.AlianteCasinoHotel.com.

Source: Sprint

Sukhi Sahni
Schwartz Communications
Marisa Borgasano

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