December 13, 2006

'Tis the Season for Virtual Gift Giving from Sprint

Gifts-On-The-Go That Cost Less Than $5.00
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec 13, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sprint (NYSE:S) announced that today is "Give a Download Day" as part of its "Twelve Days of Power Shopping," a campaign to reveal the full power of Sprint's network, products and services during the holiday shopping season. Virtual gifts, such as downloads of NFL Mobile, Sirius Hits or movies and TV programming, range in price from free to $4.99* and many can be sent from the gift giver to the receiver, from a Sprint handset, in a matter of seconds.

Some possible gift ideas include:

-- View Sprint Power View programming for FREE with every Vision subscription**.

-- Download screen savers for only $2.00 each, ringers and call tones for only $2.50 each.

-- Enjoy NFL Mobile and the NFL Network for FREE with every Vision subscription.

-- Listen to Sprint Music Channel and Sirius Hits, a streaming music channel, for FREE with every Vision subscription.

-- Watch select FREE content from the Broadway Channel, Warner Brothers Online, Sony Pictures and Universal Pictures with every Vision subscription.

-- Download songs from the Sprint Music Store for only $2.50 each (with buy 2, get 1 free for a limited time).

-- Enjoy most mobile games for $4.99 per month or less.

-- Access Sprint Mobile Email and Google Gmail for FREE with every Vision subscription.

In addition, customers can now download songs and other content directly from their computer via the new Sprint Digital Lounge(SM), a website that allows customers to browse, preview and purchase content via a computer connection.

It is offered as an additional option to finding content directly from Sprint phones. Additionally, for a unique holiday gift, Sprint customers can purchase certain content such as Ringers on the Sprint Digital Lounge and have it sent directly to another customer's phone. Both current and perspective Sprint customers can drop by and jam at the Sprint Digital Lounge by visiting www.sprint.com/digitallounge.

For a complete list of available downloads or to learn more about downloading content to your Sprint handset, visit any Sprint store or visit www.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 robust wireless networks serving more than 51 million customers at the end of third quarter 2006; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.

*Downloads require a data plan to access Sprint Vision or Sprint Power Vision. Data plans start at $15.

**Certain Sprint services are available on select devices for either the Sprint Vision or Sprint Power Vision networks.

SOURCE: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel
Debra Havins, 303-801-3291

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