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Press Release -- August 20th, 2012
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse to Deliver Keynote at 12th Annual Open Solutions Conference Oct. 24-25 in San Jose, Calif.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 20, 2012 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) CEO Dan Hesse will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, Oct. 25, during Sprint’s 12th annual Open Solutions Conference.

The conference, Oct. 24-25 in San Jose, Calif., is a fundamental component of Sprint’s open strategy and a forum for connecting developers and other solution providers with capabilities enabled by Sprint and its partners. The registration cost is $175 for attendees who register by Aug. 31. The cost increases to $350 beginning Sept. 1. Registration and additional information about the Open Solutions Conference is available at

A preliminary agenda for the Open Solutions Conference is now posted on the Sprint Developer website. Key panel discussions and sessions include: mobile commerce, mobile advertising, mobile security, cloud services, M2M solutions and a venture capital perspective on the mobile ecosystem.

Throughout the two-day conference, developers, ecosystem partners and executive attendees will get an up-close view into the latest tools and capabilities from Sprint and Sprint’s solution-providing partners. Additional events at the Open Solutions Conference include keynote presentations from various industry leaders, breakout sessions, coding sessions, event sponsor exhibits, and business-critical networking opportunities.

2012 Sprint Open Solutions Conference Sponsors

See sponsorship opportunities by clicking “Sponsors” at


Intel Corporation

ACCESS Novatel Wireless
BrightPoint PCD
Cisco Sierra Wireless
Jaw Bone SmithMicro
Kyocera Syniverse

About Sprint Developer Program

Sprint offers customers access to thousands of apps and data services and a variety of award-winning smartphones that use Android, iOS, RIM and Microsoft Windows® platforms. Sprint views the developer community as a forum for creativity and ensuring choice for customers. The company invests in technology and processes that enable developers to have access to important capabilities unique to Sprint’s networks, and Sprint offers access to a breadth of APIs to make apps richer. The Sprint Developer Program was established in 2001, and Sprint views open collaboration with developers as critical to ensuring continued evolution and success of the program.

Visit to learn more about the Sprint Developer Program and to take advantage of the resources and tools available to developers.

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 second 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 in customer satisfaction and most improved, across all 47 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


Kristin Wallace, 404-649-8222

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