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December 11, 2008

Sprint Nextel Briefing on Network Preparations & Key Initiatives for 2009 Presidential Inauguration

Sprint Nextel:

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2008
9:30 A.M.
NATIONAL PRESS CLUB
WASHINGTON, D.C.

WHAT: The upcoming historic Presidential Inauguration is an unprecedented event for the Nation's Capitol. More than four million people are planning to attend the Presidential Inaugural Ceremony on Jan. 20, 2009 and given the enormity of this event, communications will play a key role for everyone involved in the planning of the event and for those attending.

During a large scale event, reliable communications is vital for public safety agencies. Sprint Nextel has a strong history of providing wireless devices, applications and augmenting our networks for large events such as Presidential Inaugurations, political conventions and after natural disasters.

Sprint is holding this special briefing to demonstrate our preparations for this unprecedented event. Discussion topics will include Sprint's network preparations, and how we are working with federal and local public safety agencies to ensure they have the wireless resources and devices they need to communicate.

WHO: Presenters Include:

  • Bill White, Vice President, Federal-Public Sector, Sprint Nextel
  • Bill Toth, Vice President, Network, Sprint Nextel
  • Dan Gillison, Director, Public Sector, Sprint Nextel
  • Tanya Lin, Manager, Sprint Nextel Emergency Response Team

WHEN: Tuesday, December 16, 2008
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (briefing) - 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. (product demos)
WHERE: National Press Club - Lisagor Room, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC
John Taylor - 571-437-4685, john.b.taylor@sprint.com

CONTACT: RSVP is required to attend this event. Please contact John Taylor – 571-437-4685, john.b.taylor@sprint.com or Rich Pesce – 703-433-4927, richard.pesce@sprint.com to confirm your attendance.

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 nearly 51 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2008; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

CONTACT: Sprint Nextel
John Taylor, 571-437-4685
john.b.taylor@sprint.com
or
Rich Pesce, 703-433-4927
richard.pesce@sprint.com

Source: Sprint

CONTACT: RSVP is required to attend this event. Please contact John Taylor – 571-437-4685, john.b.taylor@sprint.com or Rich Pesce – 703-433-4927, richard.pesce@sprint.com to confirm your attendance.


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