January 04, 2006

Media Contact:
James Fisher, 202-585-1947

Investor Contact:
Kurt Fawkes, 800-259-3755

RESTON, Va. — 01/04/2006

Gary D. Forsee, president and chief executive officer for Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), will speak at Citigroup’s 16th Annual Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Jan. 9, 2006. Mr. Forsee’s keynote will be at 5:50 p.m. EST/3:50 p.m. MST.

The invitation-only conference takes place in Phoenix. A live audio Web cast of the session may be accessed via Sprint’s Web site on Jan. 9 at www.sprint.com/investors. A replay of the Web cast will be available on demand beginning about 24 hours later, and will be accessible for 90 days.

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 www.sprint.com.