The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile could mean big changes for Sprint’s home town
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The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a $26 billion deal, would bring a number of changes for Sprint’s hometown of Kansas City. Employees at Sprint’s suburban campus say they’ve weathered many rounds of lay-offs over the last 20 years, so change is the norm. Sprint and T-Mobile have said the merged company will create an HQ2 in Kansas City, keeping workforces in Kansas City and Seattle, T-Mobile’s base. Saying the Sprint problems have long been a drag on the local economy, civic leaders are now hoping that the merger will finally put a floor on the losses and save the company from bankruptcy.
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