August 18, 2010

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse to Deliver Keynote at 10th Annual Developer Conference Oct. 26-28 in Santa Clara, Calif.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 18, 2010 - Sprint (NYSE:S) announced that CEO Dan Hesse will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, Oct. 27, during its 10th annual conference for developers.

The 10th annual Sprint Developer Conference will be held Oct. 26-28 in Santa Clara, Calif. Throughout the three-day conference, developers will learn about Sprint’s open strategy, creating applications for 4G, enterprise machine-to-machine solutions, go-to-market strategies, approaches to make developers more profitable, and current Sprint tools and capabilities across devices, networks and platforms. Developers can register for the conference at http://developer.sprint.com/devcon2010.

Hands-on coding sessions, which were popular at the 2009 event, will be conducted for AndroidTM, Microsoft and RIM platforms. Along with breakout sessions led by experts in the industry, Sprint subject matter experts will lead discussions about enterprise business and machine-to-machine solutions and interactive demo rooms featuring 4G and M2M. Topics include mobile advertising, go-to-market strategies, monetization and key information about the Sprint network, products, strategy and tools for developers.

The registration cost is $250 for developers who register by Sept. 30. The cost will be $350 after Oct. 1. Developers can register and find additional information about the conference at http://developer.sprint.com/devcon2010.

2010 Sprint Developer Conference Sponsors

Sponsors for the Sprint Developer Conference:
Premier:   Intel, Microsoft Windows Phone, Motricity
Platinum: Acision, Alcatel-Lucent, BlackBerry, Clearwire, Ericsson, HTC, Motorola Solutions, Openwave, Qualcomm, Samsung
Gold: Airvana, Axeda, Device Anywhere, Franklin Wireless, GetJar, Good, Motorola Mobility, Navteq, Syniverse Technologies, TeleNav, Wireless Industry Partnership
Gaming Partners: EA, Gameloft, Namco

About Sprint Application Developer Program

Sprint offers customers access to thousands of apps and data services and a variety of award-winning smartphones that use Android, RIM, Palm webOS or Microsoft Windows platforms. Sprint views the developer community as the forum for creativity, and invests in technology and processes that enable developers to have access to important capabilities unique to Sprint’s network, with an always-evolving Application Developer Program established in 2001. Sprint offers access to more APIs than any other carrier to make their apps richer.

Visit http://developer.sprint.com to learn more about the Sprint Application Developer program and to take advantage of the resources and tools available to developers.

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 48.1 million customers at the end of the second 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. With its customer-focused strategy, you can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.


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Kristin Wallace, 678-358-1190

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