back to article Ericsson set to lay off thousands of workers over summer – report

Swedish telecommunications business Ericsson is reportedly set to rid itself of up to 4,000 employees this summer, and potentially thousands more thereafter. Citing anonymous sources, Svenska Dagbladet (SVD) reported that 3,000-4,000 Ericsson workers were going to go this summer, with thousands more following them as the …

  1. thomas k

    What?!

    They spent all that MS money already? Should've put some away for a rainy day.

    1. Ralph B

      Re: What?!

      I think you may be confusing Ericsson with Nokia ... ?

      1. thomas k

        Re: Ericcson

        Why, I believe you're right. My bad, late night at work.

  2. x 7 Silver badge

    surely they're Microsofts next takeover target?

    1. Hi Wreck
      Facepalm

      I think you mean Alcatel. Er, wait a minute...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    this is the mob running the installation and building the NBN in Oz,

    they are already screwing the guys on the bottom here, the people doing the work are subject to some pretty horrific contracts.

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