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Boost Mobile Pay-As-You-Go Wireless Phones and Services Now Available at Select K-Mart 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 1,278 K-Mart stores are now offering Boost Mobile's[TM] Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services. K-Mart stores are the latest retail channel carrying Boost Mobile phones and services joining other retailers including Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy and RadioShack.

Boost Mobile phones now available at K-Mart stores include the value-priced Motorola i415 and i455 handsets. High quality and affordability come together with the Motorola i415 and i455. Both phones come equipped with Nationwide Boost[TM] Walkie-Talkie, large color screens (130 x 130), V-Card, Java[R]-enabled games and applications, hands-free speakerphone with voice-activated dialing, Boost[TM] Multi-Media Messaging, Text Messaging, and Boost[TM] Wireless Web, polyphonic and voice ringtones, picture viewer, GPS navigation, and on-demand multi-media services*, - all at a price under $50 ($29.99 for the i415 and $49.99 for the i455).

Boost Mobile customers pay for minutes only as they need them through the purchase of Re-Boost([R]) Cards, also available at K-Mart stores. 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 aims to provide 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, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and 10 cents per minute from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends. Boost Mobile pay-as-you-go rates include long distance and roaming at no additional charge. Boost([TM]) Walkie-Talkie is a dollar a day for unlimited nationwide use and the charge applies only on the days the service is used.

About Boost Mobile

Based in Irvine, California, Boost Mobile, LLC, a division of Sprint Nextel Corporation, (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 is among the fastest-growing wireless services in the U.S. and now has 4.3 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. For more information on Boost Mobile, visit www.boostmobile.com.

About K-MART

Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), is a mass merchandising company that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels. As of January 28, 2006, Kmart operated a total of 1,416 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This store count included 1,361 discount stores, averaging 92,000 square feet, and 55 Super Centers, averaging 165,000 square feet. Most Kmart stores are one-floor, free-standing units that carry a wide assortment of general merchandise, including products sold under such well-known labels as Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, and Martha Stewart Everyday. Approximately 100 Kmart stores sell an assortment of Sears home appliances and by the end of 2006 it is expected that all Kmart stores will carry an assortment of Craftsman tools. Approximately 1,100 Kmart stores also contain in-store pharmacies. The Super Centers generally operate 24-hours a day and combine a full-service grocery along with the general merchandise selection of a discount store. Kmart also sells its products through its kmart.com website.

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