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Motorola Mobility Is Pulling out of South Korea Next Year

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Motorola Mobility Is Pulling out of South Korea Next Year

Motorola Mobility is set to lay off more employees in South Korea. The new round of layoffs will shed another 500 jobs. The company says that it will keep about 10% of its local R&D staff. However, the workers will not remain in South Korea.

Motorola mobility plans to offer those 10% of R&D staff it wants to keep relocation packages. Two business divisions will remain in South Korea including the Home Businesses and iDEN go-to-market. There will be no selling of mobile devices from Motorola Mobility within South Korea.

Since Google purchased Motorola Mobility the company has been in flux. So far approximately 4000 employees have been laid off and most Motorola Mobility international websites of enclosed. Motorola Mobility says that it wants to focus on markets where it can compete.

 

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