September 15, 2011

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 15, 2011 - Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse will participate in Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Communacopia Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 12:25 p.m. Eastern Time. The event takes place at the Goldman Sachs Conference Center in New York City. Hesse will answer questions during a “fireside chat”.

A live audio webcast of this session may be accessed Sept. 21 at www.sprint.com/investors. The replay of the presentation will be available shortly after the actual presentation time.

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 served more than 52 million customers at the end of 2Q 2011 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

Contact(s)

Sprint Nextel
Investor Contact:
Yijing Brentano, 800-259-3755
investor.relations@sprint.com
or
Media Contact:
Scott Sloat, 240-855-0164
scott.sloat@sprint.com