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Telecom Industry Layoff Tracker: Nokia. Again.

Nokia on Tuesday slashed another 490 jobs. Some of the layoffs will take place worldwide but most will happen in Finland.

If you have any updates for our tracker, please e-mail them to kteal@vpico.com.

Company

Month Announced

Layoffs

Running Total

Nokia

May 2009

490

2,960

Nokia

April 2009

450

2,470

Level 3

April 2009

150

600

Sony Ericsson

April 2009

2,000

4,000

Motorola

April 2009

2,800

9,800

Google

March 2009

200

 

Nokia

March 2009

1,700

2,020

Sonus Networks

March 2009

60

150

Cisco Systems

Feb. 2009

250

 

Nokia

Feb. 2009

320

 

Nortel

Feb. 2009

3,200

4,500

Qwest

Feb. 2009

1,700

 

Tellabs

Feb. 2009

60

2,510

Time Warner Cable

Feb. 2009

1,250

1,262

ACS

Jan. 2009

20

 

BellCanada

Jan. 2009

1,500

4,000

Google

Jan. 2009

100

5,100 including 5,000 contractors

Ericsson

Jan. 2009

5,000

9,000

FairPoint Communications

Jan. 2009

56

 

Intel Corp.

Jan. 2009

5,000

 

Microsoft

Jan. 2009

5,000

 

Motorola

Jan. 2009

4,000

 

Oracle

Jan. 2009

500

7,000

Sonus Networks

Jan. 2009

40

90

Sprint Nextel

Jan. 2009

8,000

 

Alvarion

Dec. 2008

110

90

Alcatel-Lucent

Dec. 2008

1,000

 

AT&T

Dec. 2008

12,000

17,500

Level 3

Dec. 2008

450

 

PAETEC

Dec. 2008

222

 

Sonus Networks

Dec. 2008

50

 

Windstream

Dec. 2008

170

 

Akamai

Nov. 2008

110

170

BT

Nov. 2008

9,999

 

Hatteras Networks

Nov. 2008

20

 

Motorola

Nov. 2008

3,000

 

Nokia Siemens

Nov. 2008

750

 

Nortel Networks

Nov. 2008

1,300

 

Sun Microsystems

Nov. 2008

6,000

 

Cox Communications

Nov. 2008

500

6,130

Virgin Media UK, cable operator

Nov. 2008

2,200

 

Virgin Mobile USA

Nov. 2008

45

 

Broadsoft

Oct. 2008

12

 

Sony Ericsson

Oct. 2008

2,000

 

Tellabs

Oct. 2008

280

2,450


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