Press Release

NextWave Wireless Announces Record Date and Date of 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

SAN DIEGO – March 19, 2012 - NextWave Wireless Inc. (OTCQB: WAVE) ("NextWave") announced that its Board of Directors has set May 17, 2012 as the date of the 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and the close of business on March 23, 2012 as the record date for determining the stockholders entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be at 9:00 a.m. EST on May 17, 2012 at the law offices of Lowenstein Sandler PC located at 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY  10020. In addition to this announcement, on or about April 2, 2012, NextWave will send a notice of internet availability of all proxy materials to all stockholders of record as of the record date.

 About NextWave Wireless

NextWave Wireless Inc. is a wireless technology company that manages and maintains worldwide wireless spectrum licenses.

Additional Information

This press release contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurances that forward-looking statements will be achieved. Actual events or results could differ materially from the events or results predicted by such statements. Important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially are discussed in greater detail in the filings of NextWave with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such documents are available through the SEC's website at NextWave makes no commitment to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect subsequent changes in events or circumstances except as may be required pursuant to applicable law.

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NextWave Wireless Investor Relations
Francis J. Harding
Chief Financial Officer
NextWave Wireless


NextWave Wireless Public Relations
Jeff Seedman
Vice President
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