Merger of Telia Mobile and Orange Denmark will mean job cuts

Monday 2 August 2004 | 10:01 CET | News
Telia's and Orange's merger in Denmark will create the second largest telecoms firm in the country and will result in job cuts. Kenneth Karlberg, director of Telia's activities in the nordic and Baltic regions, has said that the reason for a merger is to reduce costs and in the combined firm there will be some overlap. Therefore, the merged firm have have fewer employees than Telia and Orange currently have. karlberg has said it is too soon to say how many jobs will be cut. Industry sources speculate at up to 400 job losses, primarily within Orange and Telia's mobile division. Orange

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Orange
Countries: Denmark
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