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Press Release -- July 16th, 2012
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint statement regarding University of Kansas Cancer Center NCI designation

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 16, 2012 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) issued the following statement regarding the recent NCI designation received by the University of Kansas Cancer Center:

“Sprint and the Sprint Foundation congratulate the University of Kansas Cancer Center on their recent NCI designation. Accomplishments like this help remind us that Kansas City is a thriving center of research and advancement that still retains its Midwestern heart and values. Along with NCI designation comes an entirely new level of care, research and advocacy for people worldwide who have been affected by cancer. We are happy to have been a part of this achievement through our support of the Cancer Center.”

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 or and

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