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January 13, 2011

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse Kicks Off Detroit Economic Club’s 2011 Program on Jan. 14

Sprint CEO to Announce Connected Transportation Initiative: Enhancing Environmental Sustainability, People-Safety, Business Efficiency and Cost-Saving Benefits

(BUSINESS WIRE), January 13, 2011 - Sprint:

WHO:

  Sprint CEO Dan Hesse gives the year’s first keynote address at the prestigious Detroit Economic Club.
 

WHAT:

Hesse will discuss how wireless technology is transforming transportation. He will unveil innovative partnerships between Sprint, car manufacturers and other industry leaders and describe how wireless services can drive sales, increase environmental sustainability and improve fleet effectiveness and public safety
 

WHEN:

Noon Eastern time on Jan. 14, 2011 (keynote begins at 12:30 p.m.)
 

WHERE:

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
100 West Renaissance Center Drive
Detroit, MI 48243
 

MEDIA WEBCAST:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/dec-events   Password: DanHesse4

Webcast access may be limited and should only be viewed by journalists who wish to watch the speech live.

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Dan Hesse available for on-site post-keynote Q&A (15 minutes)
  • Interview Sprint M2M executives – contact Sprint Media contacts listed above
  • Representatives from Sprint’s key partners available in person or by phone

Media Must Register to Attend at: www.econclub.org/Media/MediaRegistration.aspx.

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 served more than 48.8 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2010 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; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

Contact(s):

Sprint
Media Contacts
Mary Kunkel, 703-930-5290
mary.kunkel@sprint.com
or
Stephanie Greenwood, 913-315-1612
Stephanie.greenwood@sprint.com


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