Telikom chief executive officer Michael Donnelly told Loop PNG that 350 employees have been made redundant.
Before the exercise the State owned Telecommunication Company had a staff ceiling of 650 nationwide.
Donnelly said with technology changing, skills and experience, economic performance, business process review and productivity improvement, the need to downsize the workforce was inevitable.
“Most employees are paid when they exit the company, or any delay is due to individual circumstances of individual staff concerned. “