Telcos urged to minimise jobs bloodbath amid Telkom retrenchments

ITWeb | Jan 16, 2020 at 11:07 AM
  • Telecoms firms should fight hard to minimise job losses by prioritising shifting some of the affected employees into growing new revenue lines, analysts say.
  • Telecoms analyst Dobek Pater of Africa Analysis notes that new technology, which is becoming increasingly automated, requires less human involvement for operational and maintenance purposes, hence Telkom’s move to lay-off workers was inevitable.