EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Vilnius, Kaunas


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 615
Group: Tele2

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-11-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 05-11-2019
Planned Job Creation: 70

Additional Information

Swedish-capital telecommunications company Tele2 is to create around 70 new jobs in Vilnius and Kaunas in 2020. The company is planning to open a new contact centre that will serve the company’s customers directly through telephone and e-channels. Until now, private Tele2 customers were served by the company Transcom Worldwide Vilnius. According to the management, the new Tele2 contact centre will operate in Vilnius and Kaunas. The centre is expected to employ 100 employees, of which 70 will be newly recruited. The company has already started recruitment of new employees. Currently Tele2 employs around 615 employees in Lithuania.

Tele2 is a major telecommunications operator in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Tele2 operates in Sweden, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Russia and Germany.