Nelnet, Inc. to Announce 2005 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Results

Jan 12, 2006

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan 12, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE: NNI) announced today that it will issue an earnings release for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending December 31, 2005 prior to the market open on January 31, 2006. Nelnet will host a conference call to discuss the results at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) on the same day.

To access the call live, participants in the United States and Canada should dial 800.289.0572 and international callers should dial 913.981.5543 at least 15 minutes prior to the call. A live audio Web cast of the call will also be available at under the conference calls and Web casts menu.

A replay of the conference call will be available between 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) January 31, 2006, and 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) February 3, 2006. To access the replay via telephone within the United States and Canada, callers should dial 888.203.1112. International callers should dial 719.457.0820. All callers accessing the replay will need to use the confirmation code 9344836. A replay of the audio Web cast will also be available at

Information regarding the earnings release will be available on the Web site provided above upon issue on January 31, 2006.

Nelnet is one of the leading education finance companies in the United States and is focused on providing quality products and services to students and schools nationwide. Nelnet ranks among the nation's leaders in terms of total net student loan assets with $16.4 billion as of September 30, 2005. Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, Nelnet originates, consolidates, securitizes, holds, and services student loans, principally loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program of the U.S. Department of Education.

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SOURCE Nelnet, Inc.

Media, Sheila Odom, +1-402-458-2329, or Investors, Cheryl Watson, +1-317-469-2064,
both for Nelnet, Inc.

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