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Sprint Closing Texas Call Center, 350 Jobs Lost

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TEMPLE (AP) — Sprint plans to close a Texas call center next week with more than 350 employees losing their jobs.

The wireless company announced the customer care center in Temple will shut down February 5.

Workers were notified last Friday.

Sprint, in a statement, said the company is focused on a creating a superior network, being the price leader in the wireless industry and providing a positive customer experience.

The Overland Park, Kansas, company has said it's on track to cut $800 million in costs for fiscal 2015, which ends in March. Sprint on Monday said it had cut about 2,500 jobs since the fall, or about 8 percent of its workforce.

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