Ericsson deletes three thousand jobs in Sweden




The Swedish network company Ericsson are three thousand redundancies to be deleted nearly a fifth of the workforce. The company claims that the reorganization is needed in the transition to a company in which software plays a greater role.

ericsson logo Of the three thousand jobs disappear thousand in the branch of production, eight hundred and twelve in research and development in other parts of the company such as sales. At the same time the company is known to attract the next three years, thousands of people for the R & D department, mainly universities, in order to focus on new technologies. In total, the group has sixteen employees in Sweden.

Ericsson is working on a reorganization in which it wants to be less dependent on hardware and focuses more on software development. According to the company’s production of network devices in recent years become more efficient and flexible, whereby companies must be able to make large amounts of small products in a short time. To play here in Ericsson will move production to fewer plants worldwide.

The company faces competition from Nokia and Huawei and focuses as these companies develop techniques 5g networks, internet-of-things and cloud computing.


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