12/06/2024

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Bellevue-based T-Mobile lays off engineering, network employees

Bellevue-based T-Mobile lays off engineering, network employees

T-Mobile has laid off numerous staff in engineering and network positions this week as element of a restructuring program right after the company’s merger with Sprint two decades ago. 

The quantity of workforce who have been laid off has not been disclosed, and no layoff notices have been posted.

Workers commenced posting anonymously on the net about layoffs this week. A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed the layoffs but would not say how quite a few jobs were being cut or no matter whether any were slash at the company’s Bellevue headquarters. The spokesperson reported that numerous workers would be made available various positions in the corporation.

“These shifts are the consequence of alternatives we have discovered to evolve our framework so we can ideal concentrate our methods in the spots where by consumers need and want us to be,” the spokesperson explained in an e mail.

T-Mobile’s $26 billion merger with Sprint prompted a number of rounds of layoffs affecting hundreds of employees. The business employs fewer people than ahead of the merger — from 80,000 in 2020 to 75,000 at the finish of the 2021 fiscal 12 months. 

Former T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in 2019 the merger would develop “new, high-quality, higher-shelling out jobs, and the New T-Cellular will be work-positive from Day 1 and just about every working day thereafter.”

A Morgan Stanley report released Tuesday noted T-Cell could announce a inventory buyback system in the up coming quarter as its revenue boosts and merger-similar prices get started to fade.