Sprint commits to bring 5,000 jobs to America

Sprint (NYSE: S) has committed to create or bring back to America 5,000 jobs, the company said.

The company anticipates these jobs will support a variety of functions across the organization, including its Customer Care and Sales teams.

Sprint will begin discussions immediately with its business partners, states and cities to determine the right locations in the US to create these jobs. The company expects to fulfill this commitment by the end of its fiscal year 2017 and will provide additional details when they are available.

Sprint is a communications services company that includes no-contract brands such as Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless. It has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years.