NSN announced it will cut 1800 jobs as part of its current cost-cutting plans (save $2.5bn by end-2009).
Vodafone also announced a $1.5bn cost-cutting plan to deal with ongoing market crisis.
Virgin Media is to cut 2,200 jobs in the UK between 2010 and 2012, as part of its restructuring plans.
Tiscali Italia CEO, Mario Mariani, steps down.
Oddvar Hesjedal, current CTO, has been named CEO of Grameenphone.
ALU announced a new management team besides B. Verwaayen (CEO) and P. Camus (Chairman): R. Vrij , president of Americas; A. Hernandez, president of EMEA; E. Fouques, president of APAC; K. Frank ,president of solutions and marketing; J. Davidson, president of quality and customer care; M. Rahier, president of operations; P. Keryer, president of the Carrier Group; A. Williams, president of the Services Group; P. Segre, president of of the Applications Software Group: T. Burns, president of the Enterprise Group; Claire Pedini, Human resources; H. de Pesquidoux, CFO; J. Kim, president of Bell Labs.
Telekom Austria said it plans to cut 1250 jobs, due to domestic fixed line market problems.
BT would cut some 10,000 jobs during the current financial year (ending March), of which some 6000 should be direct staff and 4000 indirect workforce. 4000 jobs have already gone.