T-Com, Deutsche Telekom’s fixed network division, is to shed an extra 22,000 jobs over the next couple of years. The company plans to cut 14,000 jobs in 2003, with a further 8,300 to go before the end of 2005. The cuts are on top of the 7,200 jobs which due to go by the end of the year. .
T-Com anticipates that the extensive round of job cuts will be completed without any compulsory redundancies.