Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday reported fourth quarter an full-year 2008 results. Highlights:

* Q4 loss per share $0.57

* Q4 revenue fell 4 percent to $8.4 billion

* Says closed clearwire transaction during the quarter

* Qtrly wireless post-paid churn was 2.16%

* Says boost churn in the fourth quarter was 8.20%,

* Says wireless service revenues for the quarter of $6.6 billion declined 13%

* Says wireless post-paid arpu in the quarter was stable sequentially at $56

* Says prepaid arpu in the quarter was approximately $30

* Says expects that both post-paid and total subscriber losses will improve in


* Says company expects full-year capital expenditures in 2009 to be consistent

with 2008 levels

* Says expects to continue to generate positive free cash flow* during 2009.

* Says recorded a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of approximately $1

billion in the quarter

* Q4 adjusted loss per share $0.01

* Reuters Estimates Q4 earnings per share view $-0.03, revenue view $8,537.35