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Sprint to hire 150 as it expands sales in the Pacific Northwest

Sprint, which has slashed more than 2,500 over the last year, is actually hiring. The  Kansas City Business Journal  reported the nation's fourth-largest mobile carrier is adding 150 positions to its Pacific Northwest region, including 120 retail jobs. Sprint opened new sales offices in Bellevue, Wash., and Beaverton, Ore., expanding on a presence it gained when it acquired Bellevue-based Clearwire in 2013.

Sprint parent SoftBank to sell at least $7.9B stake in Alibaba to shore up finances

Sprint parent SoftBank confirmed it will sell at least $7.9 billion of its stake in Alibaba to bolster its finances as its U.S. carrier continues to struggle.

U.S. Supreme Court opts not to hear Sprint's appeal in $300M tax case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Sprint to avoid a $300 million lawsuit filed by New York state claiming the carrier deliberately under-collected and underpaid hundreds of millions of dollars in state and local taxes over seven years.

UBS: 'A potential storm is brewing' as AT&T, Verizon and others gear up for heated Q4

The first quarter saw more of the same mixed results in the U.S. wireless industry as handset upgrade rates reached an all-time low and subscriber growth slowed while profitability and margins topped records set just two quarters ago, UBS said in a research note.

Sprint CFO: We will lease some spectrum assets via 'spectrum leaseco' within next several months

Sprint's CFO said the carrier is working on a financial arrangement where it will sell the rights to some of its spectrum licenses to an unnamed entity that will then lease those rights back to Sprint. Sprint's Tarek Robbiati said the company expects to finalize the money-raising effort within the coming months.

Pacific Crest survey: T-Mobile's gains are slowing, but 'trends are deteriorating further for Sprint'

According to a new customer survey from investment banking firm Pacific Crest Securities, T-Mobile US' momentum in the market will cool during the coming months. "Our survey indicates subscriber trends at T-Mobile are slowing," the analysts wrote in a new report. "This corresponds to what T-Mobile reported for postpaid subscriber porting ratios, where each carrier improved against T-Mobile q/q in 1Q16."

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint vie for wireless revenue, subscribers in Q1 2016

Now that the first quarter 2016 earnings season is over, FierceWireless is sizing up how the largest wireless operators -- Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint-- performed.

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint: How did they stack up in Q1?

Now that the first-quarter earnings season is coming to a close, it's time to take stock and see how each of the major carriers performed.  FierceWireless  has compiled several reports from leading analysts to present an in-depth look at just how Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile US and Sprint each performed in the first quarter of 2016.

AT&T, Sprint launch new BOGO promos covering iPhone 6, 6s Plus and other gadgets

AT&T and Sprint are hoping to boost second-quarter subscriber adds with new promotions continuing the buy-one, get-one theme.

Sprint to reportedly kill two-year contracts next week-- again

Sprint's on-and-off relationship with two-year customer contracts appears to be off. Again. Android Central posted what appears to be an internal Sprint document informing retail staffers that it will stop offering contracts and subsidized handsets for new accounts beginning this Tuesday.