T-Mobile let go hundreds of Sprint workers this week and AT&T plans layoffs as well, according to published reports. T-Mobile VP James Kirby on Monday told hundreds of Sprint employees their services were no longer needed. He declined to answer questions, citing the “personal” nature of employee feedback, and ended the conference call, reported TechCrunch.
TechCrunch obtained leaked audio of the call, which was said to
be one of several held by T-Mobile leadership throughout the day to lay
off staff across the organization. The layoffs come just two months
after its acquisition of Sprint closed.
On the call, Kirby said T-Mobile was eliminating Sprint’s inside sales
unit, a division that focuses on small businesses. The executive didn’t
say how many staff were laid off. Almost 400 people were in the phone
meeting, a person on the call told TechCrunch. Continue Reading