January 16, 2009

Sprint Nextel Hosts 'Warm-up and Charge-Up' Inauguration Day Event

Sprint Nextel:

10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Sprint Retail Store
609 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Next week's historic Presidential Inauguration is an unprecedented event for the Nation's Capitol with millions of people expected to attend. Forecasted cold temperatures and heavy cell phone use will leave spectators with cold bodies and drained cell phone batteries.

Sprint has the answer to both dilemmas. Parade-goers are encouraged to WHAT: stop by Sprint's retail location at 14th Street to 'warm-up' with a free cup of coffee and pastry and while there take a moment to 'charge up' their cell phone so they don't miss that 'can't miss' picture, text message or call.

More information about Sprint's preparations can be found at Sprint Is Prepared to Provide Critical Communications During the Historic 2009 Presidential Inauguration (Press Release Dated Jan. 13, 2009).

WHEN: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sprint Retail Store, 609 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC.

WHERE: Note: The Sprint store located at 1208 18th Street NW, Washington, DC will also be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but will not be serving refreshments. Crystal Davis - 571-288-6806, crystal.davis@sprint.com or CONTACT: John Taylor - 571-437-4685, john.b.taylor@sprint.com

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
Crystal Davis
John Taylor

Source: Sprint Nextel

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