WAKE FOREST,Sprint is launching a drive for new business in South Carolina, opening a number of new business sales offices and creating a new business sales force.

Sprint says it is expanding its presence in Greenville/Spartanburg, Columbia and Charleston. Lance Behymer, branch manager, Sprint sales, will direct the new offices.

“A greater local presence in South Carolina will help us deliver even greater value to our existing customers in the state and to those who we expect to win,” says Gary Linsin, vice president of Sprint Business for the Southeast.

Also, Sprint says it will spend $10 million in upgrades to its South Carolina infrastructure.

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