March 27, 2006

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James Fisher, 703-433-8677

Investor Contact:
Kurt Fawkes, 800-259-3755  

RESTON, Va. — 03/27/2006

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, Va. Details of the meeting are included in the proxy statement that was delivered to shareholders and is available online at

Shareholders may listen live by phone to the annual meeting. The dial-in numbers for the conference call will be posted at the website listed above prior to the meeting. Lines are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sprint Nextel also announced that it plans to release first quarter financial results on the morning of Wednesday, April 26, 2006. Following the release, members of management will provide a detailed discussion of results on a conference call and webcast. Details on accessing the call and webcast will be available approximately one week before the release date.

About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of communications services bringing mobility to consumer, business and government customers. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks offering industry leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit