Galaxy Scientific Picks Sprint VPN

Sprint to deliver the backbone for an extensive VPN, managed internally by Galaxy Scientific, connecting its offices nationwide

October 30, 2003

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint (NYSE: FON - News, PCS - News) today announced that it has been selected to deliver essential new data services to Galaxy Scientific, one of the country's fastest-growing privately held companies and a major provider of technology innovations to the federal government. Sprint will deliver the backbone for an extensive Virtual Private Network (VPN), managed internally by Galaxy Scientific Corporation. Sprint will help connect Galaxy offices around the country and provides the Tier One network services Galaxy requires to meet the demands of its government and private sector customers.

Galaxy's main areas of activity include aircraft safety and airworthiness assurance; training; information technology and assurance; airport technology; airport security; communications, navigation, and surveillance; and airport design, development, construction, maintenance, and operation.

"Galaxy's customers demand that we deliver world-class technology innovations, and that means we need a world-class communications provider," said Michael Daly, corporate special projects manager, Galaxy Scientific Corporation. "Sprint was selected because it offered the right solution at the right price and because it has one of the industry's most reliable, Tier One network backbones. Because the federal government is one of our most important customers, we need to have a carrier we trust with mission-critical applications. Sprint's reputation, its service level agreements and its fundamental technical expertise were important elements in our decision- making."

Added Carl Pavolic, regional vice president, Sprint Business - Northeast, "Customers like Galaxy Scientific have built-in technical expertise and understand how networks operate. Galaxy Scientific customers expect nothing short of excellence in all areas of technology. Sprint is very proud of our ability to deliver the reliability, technical understanding and business acumen that Galaxy Scientific -- and its customers -- demanded."

Sprint Corp.

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