January 13, 2006

Media Contact:
James Fisher, 202-585-1947

Investor Contact:
Kurt Fawkes, 800-259-3755

RESTON, Va. — 01/13/2006

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2005 financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The company also announced that it will provide a detailed discussion of its strategies and operating plans at its annual investment community meeting on Tuesday, March 7, in New York City.

Details for fourth quarter and 2005 financial results on Feb. 22, 2006
Sprint’s fourth quarter earnings release and Investor Update presentation will be available on Sprint Nextel’s website at www.sprint.com/investors by 7 a.m. EST on Feb. 22. Additionally, Sprint management will host a conference call beginning at 8 a.m. EST to discuss the results and conduct a Q&A session.

The conference call bridge is available by dialing 866-297-0891 (toll free) or 1-706-679-8981 (international). 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.

Details for the 2006 Investment Community Meeting on March 7, 2006
Presentations to institutional investors and research analysts at the annual investment community meeting are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. EST on March 7, and the meeting is expected to conclude by 1 p.m. EST. The meeting will be simultaneously webcast and audiocast in a listen-only mode. Invitations and additional information on remote access to the meeting will be forthcoming.