Sprint promises 30 new retail stores creating more than 200 jobs

Sprint (NYSE:S) plans to add more than 200 new jobs and 30 new retail locations throughout parts of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska by the end of 2017, the company said.

The new jobs will include a combination of retail, operations and technical experts. Currently, Sprint counts more than 1,200 regional employees and operates more than 280 branded retail locations throughout the Midwest region.

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.