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Boost Mobile Pay-As-You-Go Wireless Phones and Services Now Available at Select Fred Meyer Stores.

IRVINE, Calif. -- Boost Mobile(R), a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand that develops and distributes wireless communications products for the youth market, today announced that across the Pacific Northwest 108 Fred Meyer retail stores are now offering Boost Mobile's(TM) pay-as-you-go wireless phones and services. Fred Meyer stores are the latest retail channel carrying Boost Mobile phones and services joining other retailers including Target, Wal-Mart and Best Buy.

Now available at select Fred Meyer stores are Boost Mobile's feature-packed Motorola i415, clamshell i450 and sleek i835 wireless phones. For a suggested retail price of $49.99 for the i415, $79.99 for the i450 and $129.99 for the i835, all three phones come equipped with Boost(TM) Walkie-Talkie that offers instant nationwide communication at the touch of a button, large color screens, Java(R)-enabled games and applications, picture viewer, Boost(TM) Multi-Media Messaging, text messaging, wireless Web, music and voice ringtones and GPS functionality.

Boost Mobile customers pay for minutes only as they need them through the purchase of Re-Boost(R) Cards. There are no credit checks, hidden charges or monthly bills. Re-Boost Cards are available in $20, $30 and $50 denominations. Boost Mobile pay-as-you-go pricing provides maximum value to youth customers by offering competitive peak and off-peak rates that meet their lifestyle needs. Calls are 20 cents per minute Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and 10 cents per minute after 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends (long-distance calling and roaming included at no extra charge). Boost(TM) Walkie-Talkie is $1 per day for unlimited nationwide use and the charge applies only on the days the service is used.

About Boost Mobile

Based in Irvine, Boost Mobile LLC, a subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corp., (NYSE:S), is a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand focused on offering premium Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services to the youth market. Boost Mobile is the fastest-growing pre-paid wireless service over the past year in the U.S. and now has more than 3.1 million customers - the majority of which are under the age of 25. Boost-branded wireless phones with its exclusive Boost(TM) Walkie-Talkie service and Re-Boost(R) Cards are available nationwide at locations where youth prefer to shop, including national retailers and convenience stores, and merchants that focus on fashion, music and action sports-related activities. Experience Boost on the Web at www.boostmobile.com.
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