LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 29, 2016 - Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) officially opened its South Central Region headquarters today, after formally announcing its job expansion in Arkansas at a press event in April with Governor Asa Hutchinson, Mayor Mark Stodola, and the Little Rock Regional Chamber. The newly-renovated 5,000 square-foot headquarters at 900 South Shackleford Road will house the regional offices for consumer and business sales, marketing, and finance space for Sprint.
“Sprint is investing in Little Rock and the state of Arkansas with the official opening of our regional headquarters and being here is the best way we can deliver services to our customers and support the local community,” said Jonathan Blitz, Sprint’s president for the South Central region. “We’re excited to grow both our employee and customer base here in Little Rock, across the state and throughout the South Central Region.”
“As this new regional headquarters opens for business, I applaud Sprint’s investment in Little Rock and am glad to welcome them and their expanding workforce to our community,” said Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola.
Sprint currently has more than 230 company and dealer-owned stores across Arkansas, with 34 in Little Rock. Over the last three years, Sprint has spent more than $62 million on network enhancements in the state, which included voice and LTE optimization.
Sprint’s four geographic areas are West, Central, Northeast and South – with 18 regional offices in major U.S. markets. The South geographic area covers Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Central Texas.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 58.8 million connections as of March 31, 2016 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; leading 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. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint atwww.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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