EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Telekom Romania

Telekom Romania

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): various locations


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 4404
Group: Deutsche Telekom

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-07-2019
Planned Job Reductions min: 692
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 18-07-2019
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2019
Direct Dismissals: 692

Additional Information

Telekom Romania, the Romanian affiliate of Deutsche Telekom, has announced plans to cut 692 jobs by the end of 2019. The company aims to accelerate the process of digitalisation and to redesign its internal processes in order to support the integration of new technologies in the next three years.

According to a spokesperson for the company ‘as part of the restructuring process, Telekom Romania maintains that it will apply social protection measures in line with existing legislation’. The unions did not react to the announcement.

Telekom Romania has a workforce of 4,404 employees.