Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Lappeenranta, Oulu, Tampere
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

181 - 190 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
13 May 2011
Employment effect (start)
1 September 2011
Foreseen end date
31 December 2011


Finnish software developer Digia has announced plans to cut its workforce by about 190 persons in its mobile solutions business. As of May 2011, there is no information on when the job cuts will be implemented by.

Digia has initiated mandatory negotiations with employee representatives concerning the cuts. Cuts are expected in five locations. A month earlier Digia already closed one unit and cut 63 employees.

Digia has operated as a subcontractor for mobile phone company Nokia, and Nokia's recent decision to replace its own operating system with Microsoft's Windows Phone is also influencing its needs for subcontracting.

Updated, 28-06-2011: Digia has concluded negotiations and confirmed 181 redundancies. The company completely closes its plant in Lappeenranta.


  • 28 June 2011: Helsingin Sanomat
  • 13 May 2011: Helsingin Sanomat
  • 13 May 2011: YLE Internet News


Eurofound (2011), Digia, Internal restructuring in Finland, factsheet number 71958, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71958.