8,000 jobs announced by Trump are part of SoftBank pledge: Sprint, OneWeb

US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday said telecommunications group Sprint Corp and a US satellite company OneWeb will bring 8,000 jobs to the United States, and the companies said the positions were part of a previously disclosed pledge by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank holds stakes in both companies and its chief, billionaire businessman Masayoshi Son, earlier in December said he would invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 jobs. Sprint in January said it had cut 2,500 jobs as part of its.....

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