Nancy Sherrer, Sprint PCS
Media Relations Manager
816-559-1413 (O); 913-706-9051 (PCS)
Jon Bruegl, ConvertIt.com, Inc.
For Immediate Release
SPRINT AND CONVERTIT.COM OFFER WIRELESS
ABILITY TO CONVERT MEASUREMENTS, CURRENCIES AND TIME ZONES WHILE ON-THE-GO
THROUGH SPRINT PCS WIRELESS WEB
City, MO and Las Vegas, NV, September 28, 2000 - Sprint PCS (NYSE: PCS), the
fastest growing all-digital, all-PCS nationwide wireless network, and
ConvertIt.com, the innovative provider of online and wireless conversion and
calculation applications, today announced on-the-go access to ConvertIt.com
services on the Sprint PCS Wireless Web. With ConvertIt.com, Sprint PCS
customers with an Internet-ready Sprint PCS Phone will be able to instantly
convert currency, measurements and time zones and perform useful
"Sprint PCS offers 100 percent digital, 100 percent PCS service in all
of the nation's major cities and airports, making it easy for travelers to
stay connected," said Jay Highley, vice president, business customer
unit. "With the addition of ConvertIt.com to our Wireless Web
offerings, travelers cross-country can now stay clearly connected and
perform the conversions and calculations they need, when they need it."
"We are very pleased to be working with Sprint PCS. Providing our suite
of applications through the Sprint PCS Wireless Web is a logical expansion
of our internet-based service," said Jon Bruegl, CEO of ConvertIt.com.
"ConvertIt.com's Wireless Web offering provides conversion and
calculation services that people need every day."
ConvertIt.com services will be located under "Reference and Tools"
on the Sprint PCS Wireless Web.
PCS operates the largest 100 percent digital, 100 percent PCS nationwide
wireless network in the United States, already serving the majority of the
nation's metropolitan areas including more than 4,000 cities and communities
across the country. Sprint PCS has licensed PCS coverage of nearly 270
million people in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
For more information, visit the Sprint PCS web site at
http://www.sprintpcs.com. Sprint PCS is a wholly-owned tracking group of
Sprint Corporation trading on the NYSE under the symbol "PCS."
is a global communications company - at the forefront of integrating
long-distance, local and wireless communications services, and a large
carrier of Internet traffic. Sprint built and operates the United States'
first nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network and is a leader in
advanced data communications services. Sprint has $20 billion in annual
revenues and serves more than 20 million business and residential customers.
ConvertIt.com provides a suite of applications called the "Conversion
and Calculation Center." These services are available at www.ConvertIt.com
and can be accessed from the world wide web and through web enabled digital
ConvertIt.com provides a variety of services to its partners including
cobranded Conversion and Calculation Centers and customized WWW and WAP
services. For more information please visit our cobranding
and partner pages as well as the WAP
demo at www.ConvertIt.com.