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March 29, 2010

Sprint Looking to Fill Nearly 100 Jobs in Its Orlando Contact Center

Hiring to Support Company's Commitment to the Market, Its Business Priorities, and Help Deliver an Exceptional Experience to Its Wireless Customers

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Mar 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In 2009, Sprint announced it was hiring at its Orlando Contact Center. Now, Sprint (NYSE:S) is once again hiring in the Orlando market. With close to 100 positions to fill in that Center, the jobs are an economic boom during a time when other companies have been downsizing.

Sprint is going to hold an exclusive on-site hiring event on Tuesday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Contact Center at 965 Keller Road, Altamonte Springs, FL. The special event is designed for Sprint representatives to meet with interested job-seekers and for candidates to learn more about the positions.

"These are increasingly difficult times for job-seekers throughout the country, so Sprint is thrilled to be able to provide career opportunities for many families in Orlando and the surrounding areas," said Susan Jones, director of the Sprint Orlando Contact Center. "We are exceptionally pleased that we're also able to positively impact the local economy while servicing our customers with talented and qualified working professionals from this area."

The new hires will be offered competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k), performance bonuses, free use of an on-site fitness center, and participation in Sprint's employee wireless phone program.

Sprint has a long presence in Orlando, and will celebrate its nine year anniversary in the community in 2010. The center is one of the routinely highest performing contact centers in the company. It has also been recognized for and participates in various community service activities including United Way, Orlando Project Homeless Connect, March of Dimes' March for Babies, the Orange Blossom Trail (OBT) Development Council Helping Hands Home Repair and Salvation Army Helpings from the Heart.

For immediate consideration, please visit the website at www.sprint.com/callcenterjobs, click on Altamonte Springs and complete the official online application.

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 48 million customers at the end of the fourth quarter of 2009 and the first 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The company's customer-focused strategy has led to improved first call resolution and customer care satisfaction scores. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

SOURCE: Sprint

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