Sprint and UbiquiTel Announce Agreement on Montana Coverage Sprint to Bring Digital Coverage to Montana; Relieves UbiquiTel of Build-Out Requirement CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug 5, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- - UbiquiTel Inc. (UPCS), a PCS Affiliate of Sprint, and Sprint (NYSE: FON, PCS), which operates the largest all-digital, all-CDMA Third-Generation (3G) wireless network in the United States, today announced an agreement that will further enhance America's most complete wireless network. Under this agreement, Sprint will extend its all-digital PCS footprint to key markets in Montana, areas formerly assigned to UbiquiTel. Sprint currently provides wireless roaming coverage in Montana. "We are extremely pleased with the collaboration between UbiquiTel and Sprint that made this change possible," said Donald A. Harris, chairman and chief executive officer of UbiquiTel Inc. "It's a true reflection of the cooperation both parties exhibited to promote the achievement of our respective business goals." "Sprint is committed to providing our customers with the best wireless experience possible," said Tom Mateer, vice president of Affiliations for the PCS Division of Sprint. "This agreement gives us the opportunity to further enhance and expand our coverage, offering a more complete network experience for our customers nationwide." The agreement reduces the total population in UbiquiTel's service areas to approximately 10.0 million, 78% of which is currently covered by UbiquiTel. Sprint plans to extend its all-digital wireless coverage within the next 12 to 18 months to Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula MT. "We believe this agreement, along with the significant expansion of capacity provided during our 2002 third generation network upgrade, will allow us to continue to provide an excellent level of service to our customers while minimizing our capital expenditures and moving us closer to our goal of generating free cash flow to the benefit of all of our stakeholders," said Harris.