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SPRINT RECOGNIZED FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO HISPANICS

 SPRINT RECOGNIZED FOR ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO HISPANICS
 KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Americas Today


magazine honored Sprint with its "Las Americas Award 1992" in recognition of Sprint's numerous contributions in developing a better understanding of Hispanic culture and business opportunities for U.S. Hispanics and Latin Americans.
 The magazine presented the award to Sprint at a reception held Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas during the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Convention and Business Opportunity Expo. Sprint was one of 22 top U.S. corporations recognized, and the only long distance telecommunications company.
 "It is a great honor for Sprint to be recognized for its efforts in the Hispanic community," said Gary Forsee, president of Sprint's Business Services Group. "Sprint will continue its commitment to provide opportunities and services focused on the needs of the Hispanic, Latin American and other culturally diverse groups."
 Sprint has been honored many times for developing opportunities and expanding its outreach to the Hispanic community, and for its continued contribution to Hispanic interests, including:
 -- The El Dorado Award. The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presented this award to Sprint for its strong commitment to the betterment of Hispanic businesses and consistent support of the Hispanic community.
 -- Hispanic 100. Sprint has been recognized by HISPANIC magazine as one of the top 100 companies in the United States in providing opportunities for Hispanics.
 -- The El Dorado Corporate Award. The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City recognized Sprint for its strong commitment to the betterment of Hispanic business development, its consistent support for the Hispanic community and its aggressive implementation of programs to meet the needs of the Hispanic community.
 Las Americas Today magazine is a bilingual publication designed as a cultural and informational link to increase business opportunities from Canada to Chile.
 Sprint (NYSE: FON) is a diversified international telecommunications company with $9 billion in annual revenues and the United States' only nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network. Its divisions provide global long distance voice, data and video products and services, and local telephone services to more than 4 million subscriber lines in 17 states.
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 /CONTACT: Robin Pence, 202-828-7454 or, after hours, 703-820-1873, or Juanada Teas, 202-828-7426 or, after hours, 703-644-5165, both of Sprint/
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