0
Broadband

Ericsson cuts jobs at NZ fibre optic duct plant

Monday 5 October 2015 | 15:24 CET | News
Ericsson is cutting one third of the 32-strong workforce at its fibre optic duct manufacturing plant in Porirua, New Zealand, reports stuff.co.nz. This will result in the loss of around seven jobs. The NZD 15 million plant was opened in December 2013 to support the ultra-fast broadband roll-out and rural broadband programmes, supplying equipment to Chorus. It is understood that a quality control issue resulted in the plant supplying Chorus with faulty ducts and delaying the broadband roll-out by months.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Chorus
Countries: New Zealand
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Telia's Damm tells Ericsson to focus on product development

Published 10 Nov 2016 12:14 CET | World
Telia Company's head of innovation, Rickard Damm, has published an open letter on LinkedIn, voicing his concerns about the state ...

Ericsson Spain to axe 12% of workforce

Published 30 Sep 2016 09:34 CET | Spain
Ericsson's Spanish subsidiary has announced plans to cut up to 350 jobs, or 11.86 percent of its workforce, as part of the ...

Hexatronic to acquire Ericsson's fibre cable, duct business

Published 24 May 2016 18:18 CET | New Zealand
Ericsson and Hexatronic entered into an agreement for Hexatronic to acquire the Ericsson fibre cable and duct business in ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

02 Aug Arista Networks Q2
02 Aug Ceragon Networks Q2
02 Aug SBA Communications Q2
02 Aug NXP Semiconductors Q2
02 Aug DSP Group Q2 2021
02 Aug ON Semiconductor Q2
02 Aug Harmonic Q2
02 Aug DZS Q2
03 Aug Alibaba Q2 2021
03 Aug NeoPhotonics Q2 2021
03 Aug Infinera Q3 2021
03 Aug Akamai Technologies Q2 2021
03 Aug RingCentral Q2 2021
03 Aug Sequans Q2 2021
03 Aug Bredband2 Q2 2021
04 Aug Softbank fiscal Q1
04 Aug Lumen Technologies Q2
04 Aug Intred Q2 2021
04 Aug Digi International fiscal Q3
04 Aug EA fiscal Q1
04 Aug Viavi Q4
04 Aug 8x8 fiscal Q1
04 Aug Aferian interim results
04 Aug Liberty Latin America Q2 2021
04 Aug Smith Micro Q2 2021
04 Aug Inseego Q2 2021
04 Aug Qorvo fiscal Q1
04 Aug Roku Q2 2021
05 Aug Motorola Solutions Q2
05 Aug Frontier Communications investors meeting
::: More Calendar Items