February 06, 2009

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2008 on Thursday, Feb. 19. The results will be posted at www.sprint.com/investors at approximately 7 a.m. EST. Sprint Nextel management will host a conference call at 8 a.m. EST to discuss the results.

Sprint Nextel Conference Call Information

Date:   Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
Time: 8 a.m. EST
Call-in Numbers: Toll free: 866-763-0020 (US/Canada) - ID Required: 83732306

International: 706-902-1194 - ID Required: 83732306

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

A simultaneous webcast will be available at www.sprint.com/investors. Please note that questions may only be submitted through the conference call option. Replays of the conference call will be available shortly afterward by calling 800-642-1687, and entering the code: 83732306.

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.

SOURCE: Sprint Nextel Corp.

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