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Ericsson and O2 to Expand UK 5G Network

Ericsson and O2 to Expand UK 5G Network

Ericsson will continue to work with O2 to extend the reach of its 5G radio access network (RAN) in the UK. O2 launched its initial 5G network in October, and will now be moving to the western part of the country to update its existing 2G, 3G, and 4G infrastructure. As it did with O2’s…

Bell Canada Partners with Ericsson to Build Nationwide 5G Network

Bell Canada Partners with Ericsson to Build Nationwide 5G Network

Ericsson will be providing the Radio Access Network (RAN) technology for Bell Canada’s commercial 5G network. The two companies previously collaborated on a 4G LTE network. Bell Canada will eventually offer nationwide 5G coverage, and is hoping to increase its footprint when the Canadian government auctions off the 3.5 GHz spectrum later in the year.…

Ericsson President Continues to Push 5G in Digital Keynote

Ericsson President Continues to Push 5G in Digital Keynote

Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm kicked off the company’s UnBoxed Office series of online events with a keynote speech delivered from his home. In the keynote, Ekholm addressed some of the most pressing challenges facing the mobile industry during the COVID-19 crisis. “Our highest priority remains the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees,…

Ericsson Details its Response to COVID-19 in New FAQ

Ericsson Details its Response to COVID-19 in New FAQ

Ericsson has taken the time to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about its response to the coronavirus. The tech giant confirmed that it is continuing to monitor the situation, and that it is following the public health recommendations of local and international authorities in its various areas of operation. In the meantime,…

Ericsson, Telenor, and Sony Team up on Location Tracking Services

Ericsson, Telenor, and Sony Team up on Location Tracking Services

Ericsson is teaming up with Telenor and Sony Network Communications Europe to develop better IoT monitoring solutions. The new offerings will leverage Sony’s Visilion and mSafety platforms in conjunction with Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator and Telenor’s network to deliver real-time location tracking services. The three partners believe that their solutions will have applications in a number…

Ericsson CEO Stresses 5G Success in AGM Statement

Ericsson CEO Stresses 5G Success in AGM Statement

Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm emphasized his firm’s success in making 5G technology a reality in remarks opening the company’s Annual General Meeting this week. In his opening speech, Ekholm noted that Ericsson technology was used in the world’s first 5G network, launched last year, and that this was also true of Europe’s first 5G network.…

Ericsson Stresses Remote Participation Options for Upcoming AGM

Ericsson Stresses Remote Participation Options for Upcoming AGM

Ericsson is moving forward with plans for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) later this month, but the tech giant is taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of its shareholders. The AGM is scheduled to take place at 3:00 pm CEST on March 31 at Kistamässan in Stockholm. Of course, large gatherings are…

Ericsson and Telenor Launch Norway’s First Commercial 5G Network

Ericsson and Telenor Launch Norway’s First Commercial 5G Network

Ericsson has teamed up with Telenor to bring 5G coverage to Norway. The two companies have launched a 5G network in the city of Trondheim in the first phase of a broader 5G rollout. The Trondheim network is the first commercial 5G network in the country. Telenor first partnered with Ericsson back in December, and…

Ericsson Enables eSIM Services on New Samsung Smartphones

Ericsson Enables eSIM Services on New Samsung Smartphones

Ericsson is bringing on-device eSIM services to a pair of new Samsung smartphones. To that end, Ericsson has launched a new entitlement server solution that will allow Samsung owners to remotely activate an eSIM subscription without the need for a QR code. The news comes shortly after the January debut of Ericsson’s new eSIM solution,…

Ericsson Adds Two New Offerings to Network Services Portfolio

Ericsson Adds Two New Offerings to Network Services Portfolio

Ericsson is expanding its Network Services portfolio with two new offerings that are designed to improve user experiences and facilitate the creation of secure IoT networks. Both services leverage advancements in AI, automation, and predictive analytics to help network operators process a higher volume of data while preparing them for the incoming 5G ecosystem. So…

GSMA Cancels MWC Barcelona 2020 Over Coronavirus Concerns

GSMA Cancels MWC Barcelona 2020 Over Coronavirus Concerns

The GSMA — the organization that represents mobile operators around the world — has announced that it will be cancelling its MWC Barcelona 2020 conference this year amid concerns over the spread of the recent coronavirus outbreak. The Barcelona edition of the massive MWC usually attracts more than 100,000 attendees from around the world. This…

GSMA Reiterates Health and Safety Measures in Wake of Ericsson’s MWC Cancellation

GSMA Reiterates Health and Safety Measures in Wake of Ericsson’s MWC Cancellation

The GSMA is once again assuring guests that MWC Barcelona will proceed as scheduled, despite ongoing concerns about the coronavirus. The latest statement was made in response to the news that Ericsson has decided not to attend the annual conference at the end of the month. The GSMA acknowledged that Ericsson’s absence would inevitably have…

Orange France Chooses Ericsson for 5G Infrastructure

Orange France Chooses Ericsson for 5G Infrastructure

French telecommunications company Orange France — formerly France Telecom — announced it has selected Ericsson to help deploy its 5G radio access network (RAN) in three major French regions, including Paris. “For Orange, the deployment of 5G represents a huge challenge and is one of the main priorities of our Engage 2025 strategic plan,” said…

Ericsson Pushes eSIM Tech with Launch of New Automated Solution

Ericsson Pushes eSIM Tech with Launch of New Automated Solution

Ericsson is hoping to eliminate the need for physical SIM cards through the introduction of an automated eSIM solution that will allow service providers to deliver and manage user profiles remotely. According to Ericsson, the new solution should improve the overall mobile experience for everyday consumers. That conclusion was based on a consumer survey that…

Ericsson Report Anticipates Rise of Multisensory Digital Experiences

Ericsson Report Anticipates Rise of Multisensory Digital Experiences

Ericsson is anticipating the rise of multisensory digital experiences after releasing its latest ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report. The report is based on the responses of 46 million early tech adopters, who predict that an Internet of Senses will formally take shape by 2030. That Internet of Senses will take advantage of technologies like 5G,…

Ericsson Report Highlights Importance of AI in Consumer IoT Tech

Ericsson Report Highlights Importance of AI in Consumer IoT Tech

Ericsson has released a new report that suggests that tech providers will need to leverage AI and automation to improve the customer experience on IoT devices. The company also argues that technology alone will not be enough to remain competitive in the upcoming 5G landscape. The communications service providers that succeed will need to make…

Japanese Telecom Selects Ericsson as Primary 5G Vendor

Japanese Telecom Selects Ericsson as Primary 5G Vendor

“KDDI is aiming to launch its first commercial 5G services in March of 2020, having been allocated communications spectrum by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications…” Ericsson has been selected as the primary 5G vendor for KDDI, a major Japanese telecom. The agreement will see Ericsson supply KDDI with Radio Access Network equipment supporting…

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