Hundreds of Sprint employees have lost their jobs as the new T-Mobile streamlines its operations, according to a report. The layoffs were announced Tuesday by James Kirby, T-Mobile VP, according to TechCrunch, which cited leaked audio of a call made to employees. The layoffs follow T-Mobile's $26.5 billion merger with Sprint, which went through on April 1.
Jobs were reportedly cut across Sprint's small-business sales unit and will wind up on Aug. 13. Employees who were cut have been invited to apply for one of the 200 new roles being created as a result of the merger, TechCrunch said.
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