March 22, 2006

Media Contact:
James Fisher, 202-487-5101

Investor Contact:
Kurt Fawkes, 800-259-3755  

RESTON, Va. — 03/22/2006

Len Lauer, Chief Operating Officer for Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S), will participate at the 2006 Bank of America Media, Telecommunications and Entertainment Conference in New York City on Wednesday March 29, speaking at 3:40 p.m. EST.

The conference takes place at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. A live audio webcast of this session may be accessed via Sprint Nextel’s Web site on March 29 at The replay of the remarks will begin 3 hours after the actual presentation time and will be available until April 12, 2006.

About Sprint Nextel
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