RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2007--Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) will hold a simultaneous audio conference call and video webcast of the Sprint Ahead: The Technology Summit. The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon ET and will feature presentations from top Sprint Nextel executives on the company’s latest technology advancements for mobile and converged services.
Below is a brief agenda of the event: Innovation Driving Sprint Ahead - Gary Forsee, Chairman and CEO
Mobilizing the Internet via WiMAX - Barry West, Chief Technology Officer and President 4G Mobile Broadband
Leveraging Sprint’s Network Assets to Deliver Converged Services - Kathy Walker, Chief Network Officer
Generating Returns on New Technology - Paul Saleh, Chief Financial Officer
Sprint Ahead: The Technology Summit Call Information
Date: Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon ET Call-in Numbers: (866) 878-8357; Conference ID 10751106 The simultaneous webcast can be accessed at www.sprint.com/investors. Please plan on gaining access 10 minutes prior to the call. A continuous replay of the call will be available shortly after the event concludes and can be accessed at (866) 878-8357; Conference ID 10751106.
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 53.6 million customers at the end of the first quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit www.sprint.com.
Scott Sloat, 301-951-2816
Investor Relations Contact:
Kurt Fawkes, 1-800-259-3755
SOURCE: Sprint Nextel