Agence France-PresseFebruary 12, 2013 08:46
Orange Poland, controlled by France Telecom, will axe 1,700 of its total 22,414 jobs in Poland this year, a company spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.
"In light of the economic situation, Orange Poland must reduce its costs. There will be 1,700 voluntary and involuntary layoffs this year," Spokesman Wojchiech Jabczynski said.
Orange Polska, previously know as formerly known as Telekomunikacja Polska (TP), is Poland's biggest fix-line telecommunications operator. It also offers mobile services.
It is a public company, traded on the London and Warsaw Stock Exchanges.