August 03, 2007

Sprint Nextel Schedules Sprint Ahead: The Technology Summit

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2007--Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) will hold a simultaneous audio conference call and video webcast of the Sprint Ahead: The Technology Summit. The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon ET and will feature presentations from top Sprint Nextel executives on the company's latest technology advancements for mobile and converged services.

    Below is a brief agenda of the event:

    Innovation Driving Sprint Ahead - Gary Forsee, Chairman and CEO

Mobilizing the Internet via WiMAX - Barry West, Chief Technology Officer and President 4G Mobile Broadband

Leveraging Sprint's Network Assets to Deliver Converged Services - Kathy Walker, Chief Network Officer

Generating Returns on New Technology - Paul Saleh, Chief Financial Officer

Sprint Ahead: The Technology Summit Call Information

Date: Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon ET
Call-in Numbers: (866) 878-8357; Conference ID 10751106

The simultaneous webcast can be accessed at www.sprint.com/investors.

Please plan on gaining access 10 minutes prior to the call.

A continuous replay of the call will be available shortly after the
 event concludes and can be accessed at (866) 878-8357; Conference ID

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 robust wireless networks serving 53.6 million customers at the end of the first quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

Media Contact:
Scott Sloat, 301-951-2816
Investor Relations Contact:
Kurt Fawkes, 1-800-259-3755

SOURCE: Sprint Nextel

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