BELLEVUE, Wash. and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR, news, filings) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S, news, filings) today announced that Dr. John Saw, Clearwire's CTO, and Iyad Tarazi, Vice President of Network Development & Engineering at Sprint, will conduct a panel presentation titled "Carrier Point of View" at the Wells Fargo Securities 2012 Wireless Spectrum Symposium on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern in New York, NY.
Interested parties are invited to register in advance at http://investors.clearwire.com or http://investors.sprint.com to listen to the live audio webcast presentation. A replay of the webcast will also be available from both sites.
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR), through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading provider of 4G wireless broadband services offering services in areas of the U.S. where more than 130 million people live. The company holds the deepest portfolio of wireless spectrum available for data services in the U.S. Clearwire serves retail customers through its own CLEAR® brand as well as through wholesale relationships with some of the leading companies in the retail, technology and telecommunications industries. The company is constructing a next-generation 4G LTE Advanced-ready network to address the capacity needs of the market, and is also working closely with the Global TDD-LTE Initiative and China Mobile to further the TDD-LTE ecosystem. Clearwire is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash. Additional information is available at http://www.clearwire.com.
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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 served more than 56 million customers at the end of the first quarter of 2012 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint No. 1 among all national carriers and most improved in customer satisfaction across all industries during the last four years. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in its 2011 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation's greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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CONTACT: Clearwire Contacts: Investor Relations Alice Ryder, 425-636-5828 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Relations Susan Johnston, 425-216-7913 email@example.com Sprint Contacts: Investor Relations Brad Hampton, 800-259-3755 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Relations Kelly Schlageter, 703-592-8806 email@example.com