Sprint Enhances Network, Expands Coverage Throughout Inland Northwest Sprint Customers Benefit: 19 New Cell Sites in Inland Northwest and Expanded Mobile Broadband Coverage SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 3, 2008--Sprint (NYSE:S) customers in Inland Northwest can now do more with wireless and enjoy the benefits of speed from even more places in the state. During 2007 and early 2008, Sprint added 19 new cell sites and upgraded 76 existing sites to faster EV-DO Rev A. technology throughout the Inland Northwest region. Additionally, Sprint enhanced coverage for customers statewide by upgrading many existing cell sites on the Nextel National Network and Nationwide Sprint Network. Sprint customers in Inland Northwest can take advantage of recent network enhancements throughout the following areas: Chelan Colville Kennewick Othello Spokane County Steven's Pass Yakima Added over 40 miles of coverage on Hwy 395 between the Tri-Cities and Ritzville Additionally, Sprint Mobile Broadband customers can take advantage of upgraded EV-DO Rev A. sites in the following areas: Spokane Spokane Airport Spokane Valley Cheney Clarkston Couer d' Alene Deer Park Fairchild Air Force Base Lewiston Moscow Newport Pullman Sandpoint Customers can now experience the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network throughout the Inland Northwest region. Sprint Mobile Broadband with EV-DO (Evolution-Data Optimized) Revision (Rev.) A technology allows customers to send and receive e-mail with large file attachments, access the Internet in seconds and enjoy streaming video and other real-time applications, as well as location-based solutions, on-the-go. "Sprint is constantly working to enhance and expand its networks throughout Washington and the country," said Kirk Dawson, area vice president for Pacific Northwest. "Sprint offers customers the largest voice calling area, the largest mobile broadband network, the world's fastest push-to-talk network and the largest push-to-talk community. This gives our customers the ability and tools they need to stay in touch with their family, friends and business associates." Nationally during 2007, Sprint added more than 4,000 cell sites to the Nationwide Sprint Network and Nextel National Network.