Posts tagged with: Ericsson

Ericsson preps for expanded enterprise push

The strong upswing of 5G deployments is likely to flatten out in coming years, according to Ericsson chief executive Börje Ekholm, who said the vendor plans to focus expanding more deeply into the enterprise space – a market it expects...

Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson declare 5G slicing success in video trial

Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Ericsson said they’ve demonstrated the use of 5G end-to-end network slicing in a customer-centric service delivery model for video streaming, where a customer can control and adapt slice performance based on demand.  The proof-of-concept sets a...

Telia touts 5G coverage as 1G turns 40

Telia’s 5G network now covers 5.55 million people in the Nordics and Baltics, the carrier announced Friday as it celebrated four decades since 1G networks launched in Sweden. Forty years ago on October 1, 1981, Telia and Ericsson turned on...

Ericsson evolves focus with fresh branding, company vision

Ericsson on Monday announced a new company purpose and vision, alongside refreshed branding, as the vendor prepares to capture future emerging opportunities within the connectivity business. Specifically, Ericsson’s stated purpose is: “To create connections that make the unimaginable possible.” The...

Parallel Wireless aims to double employee base by end of 2022

The open Radio Access Network (RAN) movement is sweeping over the wireless world and Parallel Wireless is one vendor that’s staffing up. This week, the company, which was founded in 2012, announced it’s expanding its open RAN research and development...

Ericsson shutters R&D center in China as market share suffers

Ericsson is shutting down one of its five R&D centers in China, according to the South China Morning Post. The Swedish firm confirmed that it will divest its product research and development activities in Nanjing by November. Employees at the center, said...

Ericsson looks to blend in with new 5G radios for streetscapes

Ericsson debuted three new radios Monday that aim to address challenges with 5G deployments in dense urban areas, by reducing installation time and the need for multiple siting permits. Aesthetics are another key aim, as the vendor says compact units...

Ericsson and APT establish first 5G multi-operator core network in Taiwan

Ericsson has helped Asia-Pacific Telecom (APT) deploy the first 5G non-standalone multi-operator core network (MOCN) sharing set up in Taiwan. Earlier this year Ericsson won a deal with APT for a nationwide LTE upgrade that included 5G-ready equipment from the...

Ericsson, MediaTek notch 495 Mbps uplink with mmWave and carrier aggregation

Ericsson and MediaTek are claiming a new uplink speed record after a successful test using carrier aggregation and millimeter wave spectrum. The demo aggregated four 100-megahertz component carriers (or channels) of mmWave spectrum in the 39 GHz band combined with one 20-meghertz...

Ericsson loses share, Nokia secures 5G win with China Mobile

China Mobile announced vendor awards for its latest round of 5G contracts, with Ericsson losing ground against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions and Nokia notably scoring a 5G RAN win in China. Ericsson had already warned it was at risk...