October 16, 2008


Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2008 on Friday, Nov. 7. 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: Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
Time: 8 a.m. EST
Call-in Numbers: Toll free: 866-297-0891 (US/Canada) - ID Required:
International: 702-696-4955 -- ID Required: 69374133

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: 69374133.

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 52 million customers at the end of the second 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 Corporation