Alamosa Announces First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Alamosa Holdings, Inc.

    LUBBOCK, Texas, April 19 /PRNewswire/ --
 Alamosa Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:   APCS), the largest Sprint PCS (NYSE:   PCS)
 Network Partner with 15.4 million POPs, today announced plans to release first
 quarter results Wednesday, May 9 after the market closes.
     Alamosa has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, May 10, 2001 at
 9:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. CDT).  Participating in the call will be David E.
 Sharbutt, chairman and chief executive officer, and Kendall W. Cowan, chief
 financial officer.
     To participate in the call, dial (719) 457-2661 at least ten minutes
 before the call begins and ask for the Alamosa conference call.  A replay of
 the call will be available approximately two hours after the live broadcast
 ends and will be accessible until May 16, 2001.  To access the replay, dial
 (719) 457-0820 using a pass code of 730644.
     Investors, analysts and the general public will also have the opportunity
 to listen to the conference call free over the Internet by visiting the
 company's Web site at www.alamosapcs.com.  To listen to the live call online,
 please visit the Web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download and
 install any necessary audio software.  For those who cannot listen to the live
 Webcast, an archive will be available shortly after the call.  For more
 information, please contact Lisa Elliott at Easterly Investor Relations at
 (713) 529-6600 or e-mail lisae@easterly.com.
     Alamosa Holdings, Inc. is the largest Sprint PCS Network Partner providing
 Sprint PCS wireless personal communication services in twelve states in the
 United States.  Alamosa has the exclusive right to provide digital wireless
 mobile communications network services under the Sprint PCS brand throughout
 its designated territory located in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado,
 Wisconsin, Missouri, Washington, Oregon, Arkansas, Kansas, Illinois and
 California.  Alamosa's territory includes licensed population of 15.4 million
 residents.
     Sprint is a world-class global communications company -- at the forefront
 of integrating wireline and wireless communications services.  Sprint is a
 large carrier of Internet traffic and a leader in broadband communications.
 Sprint built and operates the United States' first nationwide all-digital,
 fiber-optic network and provides a portfolio of advanced data communications
 services.  Sprint 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 has $23 billion in annual revenues and
 serves more than 23 million business and residential customers.  For more
 information, visit the Sprint PCS web site at http://www.sprintpcs.com.
 
      Contacts:  Kendall Cowan, CFO
      Alamosa Holdings, Inc.
      806-722-1100
      kcowan@alamosapcs.com
 
      Ken Dennard / kdennard@easterly.com
      Lisa Elliott / lisae@easterly.com
      Easterly Investor Relations
      713-529-6600
 
 

SOURCE Alamosa Holdings, Inc.
    LUBBOCK, Texas, April 19 /PRNewswire/ --
 Alamosa Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:   APCS), the largest Sprint PCS (NYSE:   PCS)
 Network Partner with 15.4 million POPs, today announced plans to release first
 quarter results Wednesday, May 9 after the market closes.
     Alamosa has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, May 10, 2001 at
 9:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. CDT).  Participating in the call will be David E.
 Sharbutt, chairman and chief executive officer, and Kendall W. Cowan, chief
 financial officer.
     To participate in the call, dial (719) 457-2661 at least ten minutes
 before the call begins and ask for the Alamosa conference call.  A replay of
 the call will be available approximately two hours after the live broadcast
 ends and will be accessible until May 16, 2001.  To access the replay, dial
 (719) 457-0820 using a pass code of 730644.
     Investors, analysts and the general public will also have the opportunity
 to listen to the conference call free over the Internet by visiting the
 company's Web site at www.alamosapcs.com.  To listen to the live call online,
 please visit the Web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download and
 install any necessary audio software.  For those who cannot listen to the live
 Webcast, an archive will be available shortly after the call.  For more
 information, please contact Lisa Elliott at Easterly Investor Relations at
 (713) 529-6600 or e-mail lisae@easterly.com.
     Alamosa Holdings, Inc. is the largest Sprint PCS Network Partner providing
 Sprint PCS wireless personal communication services in twelve states in the
 United States.  Alamosa has the exclusive right to provide digital wireless
 mobile communications network services under the Sprint PCS brand throughout
 its designated territory located in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado,
 Wisconsin, Missouri, Washington, Oregon, Arkansas, Kansas, Illinois and
 California.  Alamosa's territory includes licensed population of 15.4 million
 residents.
     Sprint is a world-class global communications company -- at the forefront
 of integrating wireline and wireless communications services.  Sprint is a
 large carrier of Internet traffic and a leader in broadband communications.
 Sprint built and operates the United States' first nationwide all-digital,
 fiber-optic network and provides a portfolio of advanced data communications
 services.  Sprint 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 has $23 billion in annual revenues and
 serves more than 23 million business and residential customers.  For more
 information, visit the Sprint PCS web site at http://www.sprintpcs.com.
 
      Contacts:  Kendall Cowan, CFO
      Alamosa Holdings, Inc.
      806-722-1100
      kcowan@alamosapcs.com
 
      Ken Dennard / kdennard@easterly.com
      Lisa Elliott / lisae@easterly.com
      Easterly Investor Relations
      713-529-6600
 
 SOURCE  Alamosa Holdings, Inc.