May 07, 2012
WASHINGTON – May 7, 2012 – Sprint (NYSE: S) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai to the Federal Communications Commission:
“Sprint congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai on their confirmation to the Federal Communications Commission. These dynamic new commissioners have outstanding experience and understanding of intricate issues that could shape significantly the future of communications technology policy. We commend the U.S. Senate for moving forward with their appointments and look forward to the insight that Rosenworcel and Pai will bring to their new roles and the FCC’s decision-making process.”
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 56 million customers at the end of the first quarter of 2012 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. 3 in its 2011 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.
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