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  1. Ironwalt

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    Press Release Source: Sprint

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE:S - News) has given its Broward County, Florida customers something to celebrate this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, Sprint has added more than 470 Sprint and Nextel cell sites throughout the state this year so that customers can enjoy the benefits of SprintSpeed™ from even more places. Of those, 27 were added in Broward County.

    Sprint offers the largest voice calling area, the fastest and largest national mobile broadband network* and the world’s fastest and largest push-to-talk network, which means customers can share pictures and video, download full-length CD-quality songs, send emails with large attachments, or connect instantly with the touch of a button with Nextel Direct Connect.

    “Whether shopping for holiday gifts at Sawgrass Mills, visiting family or friends in Coral Springs, or trying to get last minute work details done at Hollywood-Ft. Lauderdale International Airport, our customers can to do the things that matter the most to them instantly and on the go,” said Jaime Jones, area vice president, Florida. “The Sprint Network team has been working aggressively all year to ensure our customers have the enhanced coverage they need.”

    Sprint customers can take advantage of the recent improvements at the following key locations in the community:


    Miramar commerce district and surrounding neighborhoods
    Plantation, near the Broward Mall at University Drive and Perimeter Road
    Near Hollywood-Ft. Lauderdale International Airport, near I-595 and SW 12th Avenue
    Coral Springs business district, near Sample Road and Coral Springs Drive
    Davie, along I-595 near SW 88th Avenue
    Pompano Beach at Lighthouse Point City Hall, near Federal Highway and NE 36th Street.
    "Sprint has made great strides in network performance, – improving the customer experience. The company has invested billions to enhance its networks, increase coverage and capacity and these investments are paying off. Across both of Sprint's wireless networks, significantly fewer calls are blocked or dropped, translating to better connections for customers. The Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network are performing at best-ever levels. Making and receiving voice calls is critically important and the core expectation of our customers. Our customers can trust Sprint’s robust, ever-growing voice coverage to keep them in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether it’s catching a conference call or just catching-up, Sprint provides the largest voice calling area*, enabling customers to talk in more places,” said Jones.

    In addition to more than $166.7 million that Sprint spent in Florida in the first half of the year, Sprint expects to have invested more than $6 billion nationally to further enhance its networks in 2007 and to continue to meet the demand for extensive mobile broadband coverage across the nation.

    Sprint Mobile Broadband allows customers to quickly download large files as well as access high-speed data applications using handheld devices and connection cards. With select phones, customers can browse the Web, access email, share pictures, use location based services for navigation, wirelessly download music, listen to commercial free radio and watch live TV and full-length movies, all at broadband speeds.

    The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 230 million people, 12,721 cities and 1,220 airports.

    The Nextel National Network is one of the largest, all-digital wireless networks in the U.S., covering more than 274 million people in 297 of the top 300 markets. It’s based on integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) always-on technology, which allows Nextel Direct Connect® subscribers to connect faster than customers on other carriers’ walkie-talkie networks (based on initial call set-up time).

    More Information

    For more information on the Sprint services, including coverage, service plans and the latest access devices, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.

    *Largest voice calling area refers to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Fastest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles) multiplied by network upload/download speed capability. User’s speed experience may vary. Largest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles).

    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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving about 54 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.



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    Nanci Schwartz, 305-788-8256
    Nanci.p.schwartz@sprint.com

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    Press Release Source: Sprint Nextel

    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE:S - News) has given its South Florida customers something to celebrate this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, Sprint has added more than 470 Sprint and Nextel cell sites throughout the state this year so that customers can enjoy the benefits of SprintSpeed™ from even more places. Of those, 37 new cell sites were added in Miami-Dade County.

    Sprint offers the largest voice calling area, the fastest and largest national mobile broadband network* and the world’s fastest and largest push-to-talk network, which means customers can share pictures and video, download full-length CD-quality songs, send emails with large attachments, or connect instantly with the touch of a button with Nextel Direct Connect.

    “Whether shopping for holiday gifts at Dadeland, visiting family and friends in South Beach, or trying to get last minute work details done Miami International Airport, our customers can to do the things that matter the most to them instantly and on the go,” said Jaime Jones, area vice president, Florida. “The Sprint Network team has been working aggressively all year to ensure our customers have the enhanced coverage they need.”

    Sprint customers can take advantage of the recent improvements at the following key locations in the community:


    Miami Gardens, east of I-75 near NW 186th Street and NW 68th Avenue
    Cutler Ridge, east of Florida’s Turnpike, near SW 97th Avenue
    Coconut Grove shopping and entertainment district
    Opa-Locka Airport and surrounding neighborhood
    Homestead, near the Prime Outlets and Homestead Miami International Speedway
    Sunny Isles hotel district
    Nationally, Sprint has invested billions to enhance its networks, increase coverage and capacity and these investments are paying off. Across both of Sprint's wireless networks, significantly fewer calls are blocked or dropped, translating to better connections for customers. The Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network are performing at best-ever levels.

    “Customers can trust Sprint’s robust, ever-growing voice coverage to keep them in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether it’s catching a conference call or just catching-up, Sprint provides the largest voice calling area*, enabling customers to talk in more places,” said Jones.

    In addition to more than $166.7 million that Sprint spent in Florida in the first half of the year, Sprint expects to have invested more than $6 billion nationally to further enhance its networks in 2007 and to continue to meet the demand for extensive mobile broadband coverage across the nation.

    Sprint Mobile Broadband allows customers to quickly download large files as well as access high-speed data applications using handheld devices and connection cards. With select phones, customers can browse the Web, access email, share pictures, use location based services for navigation, wirelessly download music, listen to commercial free radio and watch live TV and full-length movies, all at broadband speeds.

    The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 230 million people, 12,721 cities and 1,220 airports.

    The Nextel National Network is one of the largest, all-digital wireless networks in the U.S., covering more than 274 million people in 297 of the top 300 markets. It’s based on integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) always-on technology, which allows Nextel Direct Connect® subscribers to connect faster than customers on other carriers’ walkie-talkie networks (based on initial call set-up time).

    More Information

    For more information on the Sprint services, including coverage, service plans and the latest access devices, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.

    *Largest voice calling area refers to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Fastest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles) multiplied by network upload/download speed capability. User’s speed experience may vary. Largest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles).

    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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving about 54 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.



    Contact:
    Sprint Nextel
    Nanci Schwartz, 305-788-8256
    Nanci.p.schwartz@sprint.com

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    Press Release Source: Sprint Nextel

    PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE:S - News) has given its Palm Beach County area customers something to celebrate this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, Sprint has added more than 470 Sprint and Nextel cell sites throughout the state this year so that customers can enjoy the benefits of SprintSpeed™ from even more places. Of those, 27 were added in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

    Sprint offers the largest voice calling area, the fastest and largest national mobile broadband network* and the world’s fastest and largest push-to-talk network, which means customers can share pictures and video, download full-length CD-quality songs, send emails with large attachments, or connect instantly with the touch of a button with Nextel Direct Connect.

    “Whether shopping for holiday gifts at Mizner Park, on the way to visit family and friends in Wellington, or trying to get last minute work details done Palm Beach International Airport, our customers can to do the things that matter the most to them instantly and on the go,” said Jaime Jones, area vice president, Florida. “The Sprint Network team has been working aggressively all year to ensure our customers have the enhanced coverage they need.”

    Sprint customers can take advantage of the recent improvements at the following key locations in the community:


    Palm City, east of Florida’s Turnpike near Southwest Martin Highway and Mapp Road
    Jupiter, in the area of the Hibel Museum
    Boca Raton, along Ocean Drive between Glades and Yamato roads
    Boca Raton, in the area of Florida Atlantic University, near Glades Road and Broward Avenue
    West Palm Beach, near Perimeter Road and South Military Trail
    West Palm Beach, near the Beeline Highway and Military Trail
    Downtown Belle Glade
    Nationally, Sprint has invested billions to enhance its networks, increase coverage and capacity and these investments are paying off. Across both of Sprint's wireless networks, significantly fewer calls are blocked or dropped, translating to better connections for customers. The Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network are performing at best-ever levels.

    “Customers can trust Sprint’s robust, ever-growing voice coverage to keep them in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether it’s catching a conference call or just catching-up, Sprint provides the largest voice calling area*, enabling customers to talk in more places,” said Jones.

    In addition to more than $166.7 million that Sprint spent in Florida in the first half of the year, Sprint expects to have invested more than $6 billion nationally to further enhance its networks in 2007 and to continue to meet the demand for extensive mobile broadband coverage across the nation.

    Sprint Mobile Broadband allows customers to quickly download large files as well as access high-speed data applications using handheld devices and connection cards. With select phones, customers can browse the Web, access email, share pictures, use location based services for navigation, wirelessly download music, listen to commercial free radio and watch live TV and full-length movies, all at broadband speeds.

    The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 230 million people, 12,721 cities and 1,220 airports.

    The Nextel National Network is one of the largest, all-digital wireless networks in the U.S., covering more than 274 million people in 297 of the top 300 markets. It’s based on integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) always-on technology, which allows Nextel Direct Connect® subscribers to connect faster than customers on other carriers’ walkie-talkie networks (based on initial call set-up time).

    More Information

    For more information on the Sprint services, including coverage, service plans and the latest access devices, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.

    *Largest voice calling area refers to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Fastest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles) multiplied by network upload/download speed capability. User’s speed experience may vary. Largest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles).

    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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving about 54 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.



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    Nanci Schwartz, 305-788-8256
    Nanci.p.schwartz@sprint.com

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    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE: S - News) has given its Central Florida customers something to celebrate this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, Sprint has added more than 470 Sprint and Nextel cell sites throughout the state this year so that customers can enjoy the benefits of SprintSpeed™ from even more places. Of those, 63 were added in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Brevard counties.

    Sprint offers the largest voice calling area, the fastest and largest national mobile broadband network* and the world’s fastest and largest push-to-talk network, which means customers can share pictures and video, download full-length CD-quality songs, send emails with large attachments, or connect instantly with the touch of a button with Nextel Direct Connect.

    “Whether shopping for holiday gifts at Florida Mall, enjoying a family vacation at the area theme parks, or trying to get last minute work details done at Orlando International Airport, our customers can to do the things that matter the most to them instantly and on the go,” said Jaime Jones, area vice president, Florida. “The Sprint Network team has been working aggressively all year to ensure our customers have the enhanced coverage they need.”

    Sprint customers can take advantage of the recent improvements at the following key locations in the community:

    Orange County

    Orlando, at the intersection of Semoran Boulevard and Highway 408
    Near Orlando Regional Medial Center and Delaney Park
    Southeast of Orlando International Airport at Boggy Creek Road

    Osceola County

    West St. Cloud at the Florida Turnpike and Highway 192
    St. Cloud at Highway 192 and Old Hickory Tree Road

    Seminole County

    Goldenrod near Howell Branch Road and Aloma Avenue
    East Oviedo at Chuluota and Lockwood roads
    Oviedo at intersection of Highways 434, 419 and 426
    Sanford, at Highway 17-92 and 417

    Brevard County

    Bonaventure, along US 1, I-95 and Tropical Trail South
    Melbourne, along I-95, Hollywood Boulevard and Hield Road
    Cocoa Beach, along A1A, North Atlantic Avenue and Cocoa Isles Boulevard


    Nationally Sprint has invested billions to enhance its networks, increase coverage and capacity and these investments are paying off. Across both of Sprint's wireless networks, significantly fewer calls are blocked or dropped, translating to better connections for customers. The Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network are performing at best-ever levels. “Customers can trust Sprint’s robust, ever-growing voice coverage to keep them in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether it’s catching a conference call or just catching-up, Sprint provides the largest voice calling area*, enabling customers to talk in more places,” said Jones.

    In addition to more than $166.7 million that Sprint spent in Florida in the first half of the year, Sprint expects to have invested more than $6 billion nationally to further enhance its networks in 2007 and to continue to meet the demand for extensive mobile broadband coverage across the nation.

    Sprint Mobile Broadband allows customers to quickly download large files as well as access high-speed data applications using handheld devices and connection cards. With select phones, customers can browse the Web, access email, share pictures, use location based services for navigation, wirelessly download music, listen to commercial free radio and watch live TV and full-length movies, all at broadband speeds.

    The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 230 million people, 12,721 cities and 1,220 airports.

    The Nextel National Network is one of the largest, all-digital wireless networks in the U.S., covering more than 274 million people in 297 of the top 300 markets. It’s based on integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) always-on technology, which allows Nextel Direct Connect® subscribers to connect faster than customers on other carriers’ walkie-talkie networks (based on initial call set-up time).

    More Information

    To learn more about Sprint’s network coverage and where a new cell site might be located near you, visit Sprint - Nationwide Coverage.

    *Largest voice calling area refers to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Fastest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles) multiplied by network upload/download speed capability. User’s speed experience may vary. Largest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles).

    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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving about 54 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.



    Contact:
    Sprint
    Nanci Schwartz, 305-788-8256
    Nanci.p.schwartz@sprint.com

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    Press Release Source: Sprint

    MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE:S - News) has given its Space Coast customers something to celebrate this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, Sprint has added more than 470 Sprint and Nextel cell sites throughout the state this year so that customers can enjoy the benefits of SprintSpeed™ from even more places. Of those, 16 were added in Brevard County.
    Sprint offers the largest voice calling area, the fastest and largest national mobile broadband network* and the world’s fastest and largest push-to-talk network, which means customers can share pictures and video, download full-length CD-quality songs, send emails with large attachments, or connect instantly with the touch of a button with Nextel Direct Connect.

    “Whether enjoying Kennedy Space Center or on the way to visit family and friends in Melbourne Beach, our customers can to do the things that matter the most to them instantly and on the go,” said Jaime Jones, area vice president, Florida. “The Sprint Network team has been working aggressively all year to ensure our customers have the enhanced coverage they need.”

    Sprint customers can take advantage of the recent improvements at the following key locations in the community:


    Palm Bay, near I-95 and Minton Road
    Patrick Air Force Base, north of the Pineda Causeway
    Cocoa, at the Beeline Expressway and I-95
    Cocoa Beach, along A1A, North Atlantic Avenue and Cocoa Isles Boulevard FL3176
    South Cocoa Beach, along A1A, Patrick Air Force Base and South Atlantic Avenue
    Melbourne, at Wickham Road and the Pineda Causeway
    Melbourne, along I-95, Hollywood Boulevard, Minton Road, Eber Road and Hield Road
    Rockledge, near Huntington Lane and Eyster Boulevard
    Eau Gallie, at Eau Gallie Boulevard, Eau Gallie Causeway, Patrick Drive and North Riverside Drive
    Satellite Beach, along A1A, South Patrick Drive and Desoto Parkway
    Bonaventure, along US1, I-95 and Tropical Trail South
    Nationally, Sprint has invested billions to enhance its networks, increase coverage and capacity and these investments are paying off. Across both of Sprint's wireless networks, significantly fewer calls are blocked or dropped, translating to better connections for customers. The Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network are performing at best-ever levels.

    “Customers can trust Sprint’s robust, ever-growing voice coverage to keep them in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether it’s catching a conference call or just catching-up, Sprint provides the largest voice calling area*, enabling customers to talk in more places,” said Jones.

    In addition to more than $166.7 million that Sprint spent in Florida in the first half of the year, Sprint expects to have invested more than $6 billion nationally to further enhance its networks in 2007 and to continue to meet the demand for extensive mobile broadband coverage across the nation.

    Sprint Mobile Broadband allows customers to quickly download large files as well as access high-speed data applications using handheld devices and connection cards. With select phones, customers can browse the Web, access email, share pictures, use location based services for navigation, wirelessly download music, listen to commercial free radio and watch live TV and full-length movies, all at broadband speeds.

    The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 230 million people, 12,721 cities and 1,220 airports.

    The Nextel National Network is one of the largest, all-digital wireless networks in the U.S., covering more than 274 million people in 297 of the top 300 markets. It’s based on integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) always-on technology, which allows Nextel Direct Connect® subscribers to connect faster than customers on other carriers’ walkie-talkie networks (based on initial call set-up time).

    More Information

    To learn more about Sprint’s network coverage and where a new cell site might be located near you, visit Sprint - Nationwide Coverage.

    *Largest voice calling area refers to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Fastest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles) multiplied by network upload/download speed capability. User’s speed experience may vary. Largest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles).

    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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving about 54 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.



    Contact:
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    Nanci Schwartz, 305-788-8256
    Nanci.p.schwartz@sprint.com

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    TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint (NYSE:S - News) has given its Tampa Bay area customers something to celebrate this holiday season. As the year comes to an end, Sprint has added more than 470 Sprint and Nextel cell sites throughout the state this year so that customers can enjoy the benefits of SprintSpeed™ from even more places. Of those, 57 were added in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties.

    Sprint offers the largest voice calling area, the fastest and largest national mobile broadband network* and the world’s fastest and largest push-to-talk network, which means customers can share pictures and video, download full-length CD-quality songs, send emails with large attachments, or connect instantly with the touch of a button with Nextel Direct Connect.

    “Whether shopping for holiday gifts at Citrus Park Town Center, on the way to visit family and friends in Clearwater, or trying to get last minute work details done Tampa International Airport, our customers can do the things that matter the most to them instantly and on the go,” said Jaime Jones, area vice president, Florida. “The Sprint Network team has been working aggressively all year to ensure our customers have the enhanced coverage they need.”

    Sprint customers can take advantage of the recent improvements at the following key locations in the community:

    Hillsborough County


    Palm River, at Causeway Boulevard and 78th Street; also at US 41 and Palm River Road
    Brandon, at Brandon Parkway and Lumsden Road; also at I-75 and Adamo Drive
    Tampa, at 30th Street and Bougainvillea Avenue
    Ruskin, in the area of US 41 and College Avenue
    Pinellas County


    St. Petersburg, at 49th Street and 46th Avenue North; also the “Pink Streets” district; and at US 19 and 46th Avenue North
    St. Petersburg, serving the west end of the Howard Franklin Bridge
    Clearwater, at Missouri Avenue and Lakeview Road; also at Enterprise Road and US 19
    Pinellas Park, in the area of Umerton and Belcher roads
    Palm Harbor, at Tampa Road and Alt US 19
    Dunedin, at Alt. US 19 and Skinner Boulevard
    Citrus County


    East Lacanto, north of SR 44
    Hernando County


    Brooksville, near Cobb and Yontz roads
    South Brooksville at US 41 North and Powell Road
    Pasco County


    Wesley Chapel cell sites along SR 54 at Magnolia Road and also at Livingston Road
    Land O’Lakes, at US 41 and Hobson Road
    Nationally, Sprint has invested billions to enhance its networks, increase coverage and capacity and these investments are paying off. Across both of Sprint's wireless networks, significantly fewer calls are blocked or dropped, translating to better connections for customers. The Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network are performing at best-ever levels.

    “Customers can trust Sprint’s robust, ever-growing voice coverage to keep them in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. Whether it’s catching a conference call or just catching-up, Sprint provides the largest voice calling area*, enabling customers to talk in more places,” said Jones.

    In addition to more than $166.7 million that Sprint spent in Florida in the first half of the year, Sprint expects to have invested more than $6 billion nationally to further enhance its networks in 2007 and to continue to meet the demand for extensive mobile broadband coverage across the nation.

    Sprint Mobile Broadband allows customers to quickly download large files as well as access high-speed data applications using handheld devices and connection cards. With select phones, customers can browse the Web, access email, share pictures, use location based services for navigation, wirelessly download music, listen to commercial free radio and watch live TV and full-length movies, all at broadband speeds.

    The Sprint Mobile Broadband Network (inclusive of data roaming) reaches more than 230 million people, 12,721 cities and 1,220 airports.

    The Nextel National Network is one of the largest, all-digital wireless networks in the U.S., covering more than 274 million people in 297 of the top 300 markets. It’s based on integrated digital enhanced network (iDEN) always-on technology, which allows Nextel Direct Connect® subscribers to connect faster than customers on other carriers’ walkie-talkie networks (based on initial call set-up time).

    More Information

    To learn more about Sprint’s network coverage and where a new cell site might be located near you, visit Sprint - Nationwide Coverage.

    *Largest voice calling area refers to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Fastest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles) multiplied by network upload/download speed capability. User’s speed experience may vary. Largest mobile broadband claim based on total network size (sq. miles).

    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 is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including two robust wireless networks serving about 54 million customers at the end of the third quarter 2007; industry-leading mobile data services; instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. For more information, visit Welcome to Sprint - Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Plans for Personal and Business Wireless.



    Contact:
    Sprint Nextel
    Nanci Schwartz, 305-788-8256
    Nanci.p.schwartz@sprint.com

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    larry Sprint loyalist and former mod
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    About time Sprint started promoting their new cell sites with news releases. Not why don't they do this for Los Angeles or San Diego?
     
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    Well they should do it for every larger cities.
     
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    Yeah it's funny how they singled out Florida to make these press releases.
     

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