The five biggest wireless job cutters in 2012

Job CutsYears of economic gloom continue to haunt companies in the wireless arena, with some announcing significant layoffs during the past 12 months. While cost cutting amid poor economic conditions drove some of the cuts, others resulted from strategic shifts by companies that assessed their best prospects might stem from the introduction of different or new products. FierceWireless compiled a list of the five biggest wireless layoffs in the past year. These job cuts have been primarily at two kinds of companies: network infrastructure vendors and struggling handset makers. Take a tour of the biggest job cuts. Special Report