Manner-Suomi; Etelä-Suomi; Uusimaa
Location of affected unit(s)
Uusimaa, Häme
Information / Communication
Information Communication Services
61 - Telecommunications

340 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
31 May 2006
Employment effect (start)
1 September 2006
Foreseen end date
31 December 2007


The telecommunications company Elisa outsources its Field operations concerning customer installations to Relacom Oy. The business transfer will take effect as of 1 September 2006.

The outsourcing deal includes an agreement on the partial transfer of Elisa's field operations in the area of customer installations and maintenance to Relacom and will affect Elisa's field operations in the area of customer installations and maintenance in Uusimaa and Häme. In connection with the business transfer, 281 employees will transfer from Elisa to Relacom as established employees: 216 employees in Uusimaa and 65 in Häme.

The companies also signed a letter of intent concerning the transfer of Elisa's PBX installation teams in Uusimaa and Häme to Relacom. The transfer will affect 42 employees in Uusimaa and 17 employees in Häme.

The current outsourcing agreement is part of Elisa's streamlining programme for 2005-2007. The goal is to further enhance the flexibility of Elisa's operations and competitiveness.

Elisa employs total of 4490 employees in Finland.


  • 31 May 2006: Helsingin Sanomat


Eurofound (2006), Elisa, Outsourcing in Finland, factsheet number 63587, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63587.