May 19, 2011

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 19, 2011 - Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) Chief Financial Officer Joe Euteneuer will participate in Barclays 2011 Global Communications, Media and Technology Conference on May 24 at 8 a.m. Eastern time. The event takes place at the Crown Plaza Times Square in New York City. Euteneuer will answer questions during a fireside chat.

A live audio webcast of this session may be accessed May 24 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 51 million customers at the end of 1Q 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
Investor Contact:
Yijing Brentano, 800-259-3755
investor.relations@sprint.com
or
Media Contact:
Scott Sloat, 240-855-0164
scott.sloat@sprint.com