Nokia to cut over 1,000 IT jobs

More than 1,000 Nokia employees are about to be retrenched.

More than 1,000 Nokia employees are about to be retrenched. Picture: Nokia.com.

HELSINKI - Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said it will cut over 1,000 IT jobs, including 820 employees who will transfer to HCL Technologies and Tata Consultancy Services, as part of an already-announced restructuring.

It said 300 jobs will be cut altogether, and that most of the reductions would be in Finland.

The cuts are part of Nokia's plans to cut 10,000 jobs, including 3,700 in Finland.