Wireless Productivity Assessments

Dec. 1, 2003
RESTON, Va. -- Nextel Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTL), a leading provider of fully integrated digital wireless communications services, is offering

RESTON, Va. -- Nextel Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTL), a leading provider of fully integrated digital wireless communications services, is offering complimentary assessments of manufacturers' wireless voice, data and landline productivity. The offer is good for all manufacturers, regardless of their product-line or size.

"In the ultra-competitive environment facing all manufacturers, it is critical for them to constantly evaluate every aspect of their business to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency," said Leslie Baker, Nextel's vice president of Manufacturing. "Nextel's expertise is to help businesses utilize wireless voice and data communications to increase productivity throughout their organization and we specialize in designing and implementing custom solutions that meet their individual needs. We are offering this assessment without obligation in the hope that more manufacturers will look to wireless to bolster their bottom-line."

Manufacturers taking advantage of the assessment will learn how wireless voice and data communications can enhance their businesses in a number of areas including:

--Remote Asset Tracking: more efficiently manage a company's inventory and materials and maintain contact with its fleet and equipment with a number of applications and GPS-enabled devices;

--Mobile Workforce Management: send and receive work orders and status reports from employees in the field and provide remote, real-time access to corporate and customer data and email;

--Collaboration and Infrastructure: improve employee communications by extending wireless coverage and capacity throughout a facility and across a campus environment and provide broadband data capability with a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN).

--Business and Communications Continuity: develop a communications continuity plan that provides for instant, simultaneous communications with security and safety teams and allows remote managing and monitoring of networks and systems.

Nextel offers manufacturers an entire suite of Wireless Business Solutions that combines wireless data applications, services, tools and the support companies need to deliver real-time information to mobile decision makers anywhere on Nextel's national all-digital voice and data network. Among these solutions is Nextel's 4-in-1 handsets that include digital cellular voice, Nextel Direct Connect® -- the coast-to-coast walkie-talkie feature, Nextel Online® wireless data and Two-Way text messaging. Nextel's Custom Network Solutions (CNS) delivers solutions that extend Nextel's nationwide network into buildings and onto campuses, providing customers with enhanced coverage and advanced wireless services.

Those interested in learning more about Nextel's complimentary productivity assessment should call 1-800-569-1242.

Nextel Communications, a Fortune 300 company based in Reston, Va., is a leading provider of fully integrated wireless communications services.