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Sprint Promotes HomePipe on Android Market Tab and Sprint Zone for Android

HomePipe's Unique Value and Mobile Device Focus Helps Sprint Customers Maximize Value of Their Android Smartphones

SEATTLE, Wash, October 14th, 2010 — HomePipe Networks (www.homepipe.net) today announced that Sprint has chosen to promote its highly popular Home Access Service App within the Sprint Tab of the Android Market for all Android devices. HomePipe is quickly turning into a "must have" app for all smartphone platforms and Sprint recognizes the value HomePipe delivers to its rapidly growing install base of Android smartphones. Sprint is now giving its customers a highly valuable and versatile mobile capability, allowing users to leave their stuff at home and yet have instant, high fidelity access to any home personal media or any other content that has been shared with them. With HomePipe, users are free from the hassles of copying, uploading and taking their home files or media with them. Now, with HomePipe on your Sprint Android smartphone, your own home personal content or media someone shared with you, is safely and easily accessed anytime, anywhere over WiFi, 3G or the largest 4G broadband network in the United States. HomePipe service supports the major home/work computers from Apple Mac OS X 10.5+ and including all Microsoft operating systems such as Windows Home Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 operating systems.

HomePipe: The Secure, Convenient Way to Surf Your Home and Work Computers

The HomePipe Service employs industry standard security including encryption from the home or work computer all the way to the device so your content is always safe and secure. The HomePipe software installs quickly on a Windows PC or Apple Mac without any expensive or clumsy hardware. With HomePipe, users don't need to move their home files or configure their home network or laptop. With a simple point and click, users have instant access to all their personal content and now with the same ease and simplicity they can directly share content with their friends, family or work colleagues.

And, unlike cloud-based storage services, where users are limited to a certain amount of storage, HomePipe is unlimited and works with any storage in the home, even network attached storage. With HomePipe, people can access their content right from their home network, which means users don't have to worry about paying monthly fees to store content online or have to worry about exceeding storage limitations that never seem to be quite enough.

HomePipe customers experience the following benefits:

  • Get convenient access from any Web browser, Android Phone, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and now Windows Phone 7 devices anytime, anywhere.
  • Have anytime, anywhere access to your extensive home music library and stream directly to your device as if it were local.
  • Email home pictures or business documents that are at home right from your iPad or phone.
  • View high resolution photos without having to reduce the quality to meet the device storage limits.
  • Publish selected photos to Facebook directly from the HomePipe Web Application without having to use the Facebook uploader(s) or Facebook Application.

About Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 48.1 million customers at the end of the second quarter of 2010 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. With its customer-focused strategy, you can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

About HomePipe

HomePipe Networks is changing the way people access and share their files. Delivering unprecedented convenience and ease of use, HomePipe is the only service that offers no storage limitations, no complex software or hardware installations, and no additional fees. For more information, please visit http://www.homepipe.net or follow TappIn on Twitter at http://twitter.com/homepipe.

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