0
General

Proximus to cut jobs, off-shore under 'shift to digital' strategy

Thursday 10 January 2019 | 11:55 CET | News
Proximus has confirmed the launch of a new reorganisation plan, with the aim of remaining relevant on the Belgian market and securing the company's future. The company noted that the telecom market in Belgian is not growing and that prices are also coming under pressure from "heavy regulations", and all this despite the increased demand for connectivity. The new #shifttodigital strategy will seek to make the company more digital and flexible and its employees more competent. The big goal will be to lower costs, with targeted savings of EUR 240 million by 2022. This will take place in various

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. 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: General
Companies: Proximus
Countries: Belgium
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add 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

Proximus hit by spontaneous strikes as restructuring talks continue

Published 19 Nov 2019 09:48 CET | Belgium
Spontaneous strikes broke out at Belgian operator Proximus on 18 November in response to the company's planned restructuring. The ...

Proximus reaches deal with trade unions on restructuring plans

Published 07 Nov 2019 14:50 CET | Belgium
Belgian operator Proximus has reached an agreement with employee trade unions regarding the reorganisation plans it announced in ...

Proximus CEO defends stock sale ahead of departure announcement

Published 09 Sep 2019 08:43 CET | Belgium | Update: 09 Sep 2019 13:52 CET
Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy has defended her recent sale of around EUR 285,000 in shares in the company, saying it was done ...

Proximus calls extraordinary meeting with unions

Published 08 Jul 2019 11:35 CET | Belgium
Proximus has invited its unions to an extraordinary meeting on 11 July, L'Echo reported, adding that no agenda or documents have ...

Scarlet to increase triple-play price from July

Published 17 May 2019 10:23 CET | Belgium
Belgian operator Scarlet announced an increase in its triple-play price from 01 July. After six years without change, the price ...

Proximus unions propose lower dividend to avoid redundancies

Published 16 Apr 2019 14:30 CET | Belgium
Unions at Belgian operator Proximus have proposed alternatives to the company's planned restructuring, including organisational ...

Proximus expands fibre roll-out to Aalst

Published 19 Mar 2019 10:56 CET | Belgium
Proximus has kicked off the roll-out of its FTTP network in the Flemish city of Aalst. This is part of a planned expansion to ...

Proximus sees Q4, 2019 revenues slightly lower, to expand fibre roll-out

Published 01 Mar 2019 09:52 CET | Belgium
Proximus met its targets for results in 2018 and grew in broadband, TV and convergent offers. The company will pay a stable final ...

Proximus unions pessimistic over restructuring talks

Published 11 Feb 2019 13:32 CET | Belgium
Unions at Belgian operator Proximus are resisting the company's proposed restructuring, De Tijd reports. The operator has not ...

Belgian minister says state should sell shareholding in Proximus

Published 14 Jan 2019 09:44 CET | Belgium
Belgian telecoms minister Philippe de Backer believes the state should sell its stake in Proximus. The statement was made on TV ...

Last week in telecoms: network expansion, acquisitions and bond market activity

Published 14 Jan 2019 07:00 CET | Europe
Network expansion plans and takeover news helped a number of telecoms shares edge higher during week 2, but the overall sentiment ...

Proximus union calls strike

Published 11 Jan 2019 13:58 CET | Belgium
Belgium's Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CSC) is calling on Proximus workers to go on strike 16 January. The news ...

Proximus reorganisation to mean 1,900 jobs cuts as well as 1,250 new positions - minister

Published 09 Jan 2019 17:22 CET | Belgium
Proximus expects to eliminate 1,900 jobs but to also publish 1,250 new vacancies under its reorganisation plans. This will ...

Proximus CEO called in to present restructuring plans to govt

Published 09 Jan 2019 09:09 CET | Belgium
The Proximus board of directors discussed the future of the company and the restructuring plans on 8 December. Officially, the ...

Proximus merges Tango and Telindus into Proximus Luxembourg

Published 24 Dec 2018 12:44 CET | Luxembourg
Belgian operator Proximus announced that the merger of its Tango and Telindus subsidiaries in Luxembourg will be effective on 01 ...

Proximus names Silk as new communications agency

Published 17 Dec 2018 11:16 CET | Belgium
Proximus announced a new contract with Silk to handle its customer communications, both consumer and business. This follows a ...

Belgium Mobile Operators 2018 Q3- Excel

Published 23 Nov 2018 16:12 CET | Belgium
This EXCEL sheet summarizes all important available KPIs from all mobile network operators in the Belgian market. MNOs covered ...

Proximus improves FY EBITDA growth outlook after small increase in Q3

Published 26 Oct 2018 09:41 CET | Belgium
Belgian operator Proximus reported stable revenues in the third quarter and EBITDA up 1.4 percent. After the solid results and ...

Proximus to deploy 100 Gbps backbone

Published 27 Aug 2018 13:20 CET | Belgium
Belgian operator Proximus said it intends to up the capacity of its transport network by a factor of 10. The operator expects ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

18 Nov CRU World Optical Fiber & Cable Conference
18 Nov MEF19
19 Nov Gilat Satellite Networks Q3 2019
19 Nov MTS Q3 2019
19 Nov Qualcomm analyst day
19 Nov Connections Europe
19 Nov Connected Germany
20 Nov Avaya fiscal Q4
20 Nov Inmarsat Q3 2019
20 Nov Poly investors day
20 Nov Netgear analysts meeting
20 Nov Line developer day
20 Nov Sigfox Connect 2019
20 Nov NexTV Series Central Europe
21 Nov A3 results for Q3
21 Nov Ooma fiscal Q3
22 Nov FCC meeting
25 Nov Palo Alto fiscal Q1
25 Nov MTS Investor Day
26 Nov Analog Devices fiscal Q4
26 Nov Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
26 Nov Partner Communications Q3 2019
26 Nov Tech Data fiscal Q3
26 Nov Dell Technologies fiscal Q3
26 Nov VMware fiscal Q3
26 Nov Telekom Malaysia Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items