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Nokia reshuffles leadership, cuts 10,000 jobs

Stephen Elop continues to take tough decisions in a bid to revive Nokia's fortunes

Finnish handset vendor Nokia has announced sweeping changes among its top ranks and pledged to cut a further 10,000 jobs by the end of 2013 as it adjusts the reality of life as a mid-table vendor. The firm also said that it will drop the prices of its Lumia smartphone range in a bid to stimulate more enthusiasm from consumers, and announced plans to licence its mapping technology to other industries.

Nokia Siemens continues cuts at home and abroad

NSN announced 17,000 job cuts in November last year

Infrastructure and services provider Nokia Siemens Networks has announced that it is to outsource a portion of its own activities to Finnish managed services player Tieto. Meanwhile the conclusion of one of the vendor’s own outsourcing deals, with Brazilian mobile operator Oi, has allowed it to cut another 3,500 workers from its roster.

Telefónica states intent with corporate restructure

The Spanish incumbent has created four new organisation units

Spanish incumbent and global carrier Telefónica has restructured itself into four new divisions as part of what the firm called “sweeping changes” designed to “reinfoce the operator’s status as a global player and leader in the digital environment”.

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