List of Personnel News Articles

Verizon Workers to Strike Over Contract Terms
Around 40,000 staff working for USA based Verizon are set to strike this week following months of negotiations over their employment contracts. ...read more

Nokia Announces Plans for More Job Cuts
Nokia has announced sweeping job losses as the consequence of its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. ...read more

Telecom Italia Names New CEO Following Ousting of Predecessor
Telecom Italia has named Flavio Cattaneo has its new CEO, replacing Marco Patuano who was removed last week following clashes with the company's largest shareholder. ...read more

Huawei to Boost Training of Saudis Ahead of Foreign Staff Ban
Huawei has announced that it plans to train around 100 Saudi locals in how to repair mobile phones, following a ruling that will ban foreigners from doing the work. ...read more

Former Nokia Boss Joins Telstra
Stephen Elop, the former Microsoft to Nokia to Microsoft executive has taken up a role with Australia's Telstra. ...read more

Etisalat's CEO Resigns with Immediate Effect
Etisalat Group's CEO, Ahmad Julfar has resigned from the company with immediate effect. ...read more

Huawei to speed up hiring of new staff in Canada
Huawei has announced plans to spend C$303 million to add as many as 250 new research and development workers to its Ontario, Canada operations over the next two years. ...read more

Micromax CEO Leaves the Company as Smartphone Sales Decline
The boss of India's second largest mobile phone manufacturer, Micromax has abruptly left the company, leaving a gap at the top of the firm. ...read more

Optus Denies Plans to Cut 1,000 Staff
Australia's Optus has denied media reports that it is planning to cut around 1,000 staff as part of a cost cutting measure. ...read more

200 Redundancies at BlackBerry
BlackBerry has made around 200 staff redundant at its Canadian headquarters, including BBM co-founder Gary Klassen. ...read more

New Boss at Virgin Mobile's Middle-Eastern Ops
Virgin Mobile's middle-eastern operations have named Fouad Halawi as its new CEO, replacing Karim Benkirane. ...read more

Virgin Media to Cut 900 UK Jobs
UK based Virgin Media is expected to make around 900 jobs redundant over the next couple of years. ...read more

Vodafone Fined for Employee Bullying
Vodafone New Zealand has been ordered to pay an employee compensation after it was found to have discriminated against the person. ...read more

Batelco Names New Group CEO
Batelco has announced the appointment of Ihab Hinnawi as its Group CEO. Mr. Hinnawi has held the role of Acting Group CEO since February 2015. ...read more

New CEO Named for Vodafone Qatar
Vodafone Qatar has appointed Ian Gray as its CEO with immediate effect, the Vodafone affiliate has announced. Ian Gray is currently the Chairman of Vodafone Egypt. ...read more

Three Moves Call Centre Roles from India to Ireland
Hutchison 3G Ireland (Three) has completed the transition of all customer care calls from Mumbai to Ireland. ...read more

Graphene teams up with two-dimensional crystals for faster data communications
Driven by the internet of things and 5G, data communication bandwidth is growing exponentially, thus requiring even faster optical detectors that can be integrated into photonic circuits. ...read more

CWC's Chris Dehring Departs
Cable & Wireless Communications has announced that Chris Dehring, Chairman of LIME Jamaica and a member of the senior executive team, has decided to return to the forays of entrepreneurship ...read more

Senior Regulator Takes Over Top Job at China Mobile
China Mobile announced on Monday that Shang Bing has replaced Xi Guohua as board chairman. ...read more

Batelco Appoints Muna Al Hashemi as Bahrain CEO
Batelco Chairman Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa has announced the confirmation of Muna Al Hashemi as Batelco Bahrain's CEO. ...read more

Vodafone Announces 1,300 Job Cuts
Vodafone has announced that it plans to cut around 1,300 jobs at its Spanish operations, representing about a fifth of its workforce. ...read more

Bharti Airtel Taps MTN Executive to Boost African Operations
Bharti Airtel has poached a senior MTN executive to head up some of its African operations. ...read more

Huawei Names New Middle-East Head
Huawei has announced a new head for its operations in the Middle East, Charles Yang. ...read more

Qualcomm Appoints Frank Meng as Chairman of Qualcomm China
Qualcomm announced the appointment of Frank Meng as chairman of Qualcomm China and the departure of Xiang Wang, senior vice president and president of Qualcomm Greater China. ...read more

Huawei to train 1,000 African students over the next five years
Huawei says that over the next five years, 1,000 students across Africa will join its technical training program, Seeds for the Future, building ICT capabilities in Africa. ...read more

Apple Promotes Jony Ive to Chief Design Officer
Apple has promoted the designer, Sir Jony Ive to head all its design processes across the entire organisation. ...read more

BSNL Staff Shot During Militant Attack
Three staff working for India's state-owned telco, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) north Kashmir have been shot during a militant attack. ...read more

New CEO Named for Digicel Bermuda
Digicel Bermuda has announced that Chief Financial Officer, Robin Seale has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer replacing Alistair Beak ...read more

Ericsson to build New Research and Development Centre in Montreal
Ericsson is to relocate its Montreal-based R&D and Services Centre to a new site, also in the same city. ...read more

Slowing Down to Speed Up
What started as a grassroots effort among a few colleagues to meditate during the lunch hour has now grown into an officially supported 10-week long program at Intel. ...read more