Two New Sprint Stores Open in Boise, Idaho

Grand Opening Festivities for the Entire Family

Will Take Place on Saturday, April 21



Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Sprint PCS from ,UbiquiTel

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint PCS (NYSE:   PCS) will
 open its newest retail stores in Boise and Meridian, Idaho, on Saturday,
 April 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The stores, located at 120 Milwaukee Road in
 Boise and 2100 East Fairview Avenue in Meridian, will feature live radio
 broadcasts, giveaways and a variety of entertainment for the entire family.
 The Sprint #45 NASCAR Simulator Showcar will also be present all day at the
 Meridian location for racing fans of all ages to test their driving skills in
 a virtual NASCAR race.  Local Sprint PCS Service and the newest Sprint Stores
 are managed by UbiquiTel (Nasdaq: UPCS), a Sprint PCS Network Partner.
     "Our new retail locations in Boise and Meridian will allow consumers to
 conveniently learn more about and purchase the latest Sprint PCS handsets,
 accessories and service plans, including the Sprint PCS Wireless Web," said
 Paul Judge, general manager for UbiquiTel.  "With the Sprint PCS Wireless Web,
 customers can use their Internet-ready Sprint PCS phones to access the
 information and entertainment they want -- when and where they want it."
     As a grand opening bonus, Sprint PCS is offering a limited-time offer to
 new customers in the area.  Customers who select a Sprint PCS Free & Clear
 Plan can receive a rebate of up to $100 on the purchase of select handsets
 with a two-year Sprint PCS Advantage Agreement.
     "Our employees' dedication to customer service is first priority," said
 Judge.  "We invite every resident in the Boise and Meridian communities to
 come down to our new stores to sample the superior voice clarity and latest
 Sprint PCS handsets -- or even just to meet our team."
     Launched in 1999, the Sprint PCS Wireless Web offers customers a suite of
 simple, user-friendly wireless data products and services.  By using Internet-
 ready Sprint PCS Phones, customers can now shop, trade stocks online, make
 travel arrangements, receive customized news and e-mail updates and connect to
 the Internet or corporate Intranet by using their Sprint PCS Phone in place of
 a modem.
     UbiquiTel is the exclusive provider of digital wireless mobility
 communications network products and services under the Sprint PCS brand name
 to midsize markets in the Western and Midwestern United States.  When
 complete, the majority of UbiquiTel's network will cover portions of
 California, Nevada, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Indiana and
 Kentucky, covering a total population of approximately 7.7 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, including
 8 million local telephone customer lines in 18 states.  For more information,
 visit the Sprint PCS web site at http://www.sprintpcs.com.
 
     Statements contained in this news release that are forward-looking
 statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.  Such forward-
 looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are made based on
 management's current expectations or beliefs as well as assumptions made by,
 and information currently available to, management.  A variety of factors
 could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in
 UbiquiTel's forward-looking statements, including the following factors:
 UbiquiTel's dependence on its affiliation with Sprint PCS; changes or advances
 in technology; changes in Sprint's national service plans or fee structure
 with UbiquiTel; change in population; increased competition in UbiquiTel's
 markets; UbiquiTel's ability to manage anticipated growth and rapid expansion;
 and general market and economic conditions.  These and other applicable risks,
 cautionary statements and factors that could cause actual results to differ
 from UbiquiTel's forward-looking statements are included in UbiquiTel's
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically in the "risk
 factors"' section of UbiquiTel's Registration Statement on Form S-1 as
 declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 7, 2000.
 
 

SOURCE Sprint PCS; UbiquiTel
    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint PCS (NYSE:   PCS) will
 open its newest retail stores in Boise and Meridian, Idaho, on Saturday,
 April 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The stores, located at 120 Milwaukee Road in
 Boise and 2100 East Fairview Avenue in Meridian, will feature live radio
 broadcasts, giveaways and a variety of entertainment for the entire family.
 The Sprint #45 NASCAR Simulator Showcar will also be present all day at the
 Meridian location for racing fans of all ages to test their driving skills in
 a virtual NASCAR race.  Local Sprint PCS Service and the newest Sprint Stores
 are managed by UbiquiTel (Nasdaq: UPCS), a Sprint PCS Network Partner.
     "Our new retail locations in Boise and Meridian will allow consumers to
 conveniently learn more about and purchase the latest Sprint PCS handsets,
 accessories and service plans, including the Sprint PCS Wireless Web," said
 Paul Judge, general manager for UbiquiTel.  "With the Sprint PCS Wireless Web,
 customers can use their Internet-ready Sprint PCS phones to access the
 information and entertainment they want -- when and where they want it."
     As a grand opening bonus, Sprint PCS is offering a limited-time offer to
 new customers in the area.  Customers who select a Sprint PCS Free & Clear
 Plan can receive a rebate of up to $100 on the purchase of select handsets
 with a two-year Sprint PCS Advantage Agreement.
     "Our employees' dedication to customer service is first priority," said
 Judge.  "We invite every resident in the Boise and Meridian communities to
 come down to our new stores to sample the superior voice clarity and latest
 Sprint PCS handsets -- or even just to meet our team."
     Launched in 1999, the Sprint PCS Wireless Web offers customers a suite of
 simple, user-friendly wireless data products and services.  By using Internet-
 ready Sprint PCS Phones, customers can now shop, trade stocks online, make
 travel arrangements, receive customized news and e-mail updates and connect to
 the Internet or corporate Intranet by using their Sprint PCS Phone in place of
 a modem.
     UbiquiTel is the exclusive provider of digital wireless mobility
 communications network products and services under the Sprint PCS brand name
 to midsize markets in the Western and Midwestern United States.  When
 complete, the majority of UbiquiTel's network will cover portions of
 California, Nevada, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Indiana and
 Kentucky, covering a total population of approximately 7.7 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, including
 8 million local telephone customer lines in 18 states.  For more information,
 visit the Sprint PCS web site at http://www.sprintpcs.com.
 
     Statements contained in this news release that are forward-looking
 statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.  Such forward-
 looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are made based on
 management's current expectations or beliefs as well as assumptions made by,
 and information currently available to, management.  A variety of factors
 could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in
 UbiquiTel's forward-looking statements, including the following factors:
 UbiquiTel's dependence on its affiliation with Sprint PCS; changes or advances
 in technology; changes in Sprint's national service plans or fee structure
 with UbiquiTel; change in population; increased competition in UbiquiTel's
 markets; UbiquiTel's ability to manage anticipated growth and rapid expansion;
 and general market and economic conditions.  These and other applicable risks,
 cautionary statements and factors that could cause actual results to differ
 from UbiquiTel's forward-looking statements are included in UbiquiTel's
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically in the "risk
 factors"' section of UbiquiTel's Registration Statement on Form S-1 as
 declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 7, 2000.
 
 SOURCE  Sprint PCS; UbiquiTel