July 14, 2008

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2008--Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2008 on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The results will be posted at www.sprint.com/investors at approximately 7 a.m. EDT. Sprint Nextel management will host a conference call at 11 a.m. EDT - please note the later time - to discuss the results.

Sprint Nextel Conference Call Information

Date:            Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

Time:            11 a.m. EDT

Call-in Numbers: Toll free: 866-297-0891 (US/Canada) ID Required:
                 International: 706-679-8981 -- ID Required: 55380725

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.

A continuous replay of the call will be available for two weeks starting shortly after it concludes and can be accessed by dialing 800-642-1687 (toll free - US/Canada) or 706-645-9291 (international). ID number required: 55380725.

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 53 million customers at the end of the first 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.

    CONTACT: Sprint Nextel
             Media Contact:
             James Fisher, 703-433-8677
             Investor Relations Contact:
             Steve Virostek, 800-259-3755

    SOURCE: Sprint Nextel