Sprint expands in Washington state

Sprint (NYSE:S) plans to add more than 80 new jobs and 12 new retail locations throughout Washington state by the end of 2017, the company said.

The new jobs will nearly double the number of existing employees in Washington and will include a combination of retail, operations and technical experts. Currently, Sprint operates more than 107 branded retail locations throughout Washington.

Sprint is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.