New Delhi [India], Apr 22 : Following more than two years of verification and testing, SoftBank Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. on Friday announced its decision to deploy the Ericsson Radio Dot System across Japan to deliver premium indoor connectivity to its subscribers.
SoftBank began extensive testing of the Radio Dot System and several other indoor solutions in Japan in June 2015 to evaluate its options for meeting the huge demand for better indoor coverage in mid-sized to large buildings.
The Ericsson Radio Dot System proved its ability to enable high-performance voice and data coverage and capacity in a broad range of enterprise buildings and public venues, and will now be deployed for SoftBank later this year.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 : Ericsson and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly roll out a '5G for India' program.
To this regard, Ericsson will set up a Center of Excellence with a 5G test bed and incubation center at IIT Delhi and use this facility to drive the development of the country's 5G ecosystem.
This program has been conceptualised to fast-track realisation of Digital India initiatives and aid application development for Indian start-ups and industries.
In addition to hosting the Center of Excellence, IIT Delhi will conduct research and development to explore how some of the country's challenges can be addressed with mobile technologies.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Verizon and Ericsson enabled an operational shift of 5G network from technology trials to pre-commercial pilots in the field in multiple cities across United States of America.
The fixed wireless, pre-commercial customer pilots, scheduled to begin in the first half of 2017, will enable the refining of an end-to-end 5G network using a mixture of new technology and existing Verizon infrastructure.
By working closely with Verizon, Ericsson has been able to identify deployment challenges and develop the techniques required for a quick and scalable deployment.
New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : Verizon Enterprise Solutions has partnered with Ericsson to provide enabling technologies for Verizon Virtualised Managed Network Services offerings that will be rolled out globally.
The self-service offerings give enterprises flexibility to dynamically combine virtualised features from a catalog of offerings, such as security packages, WAN optimisation and data center load balancing.
Ericsson is providing end-to-end dynamic orchestration, closed-loop service assurance and virtual network function (VNF) onboarding and testing. The solution is based on Ericsson's orchestration solution in conjunction with consulting and systems integration services.
New Delhi [India], Jan 17 : Industry leaders in the development and delivery of networking and mobility Ericsson and Cisco Systems have announced to transform and virtualize Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA)'s networks for VHA to better prepare for new emerging services and to evolve its core network to increase the level of agility and programmability from network slicing.
Through simplification of its network and infrastructure, VHA will benefit from having the tools to become more agile, innovative and more pro-active in the way services are brought to market, ultimately resulting in improved customer engagement experience alongside reductions in opex and capex spend.
The deal represents the first major collaboration between Ericsson and Cisco on Telecom Cloud infrastructure.
Washington, Feb 28 : Apple has been slapped with a lawsuit by Ericsson over alleged violation of 41 patents that essentially apply to iPhone and iPad sales.
According to Tech Crunch, Ericsson, the pioneering wireless technology has filed suit against Apple both with the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
The company has claimed in the lawsuit that these include patents related to 2G and LTE tech and also non-standard patents dealing with software and component hardware design, the report said.
Ericsson has requested the barring of sale of Apple devices in the filing.
The move is seen as an attempt by Ericsson to seek damages from Apple. (ANI)
Washington, Dec 11 : Chinese phone company Xiaomi has expressed willingness to open talks over patents with Ericsson after the New Delhi High Court imposed a temporary ban on its smartphones that prevented the company from importing and selling some of its smartphones in the country.
The high court had granted an 'ex parte' injunction against Xiaomi after Ericsson filed a patent complaint. Officials from the Chinese company have been asked to visit Xiaomi's India office to ensure that it does not sell, advertise, manufacture or import devices that infringe the patents in question, reported Tech Crunch.
New Delhi: Network solutions major Ericsson Tuesday said it has won a contract from Vodafone India to deploy its payment solutions in seven circles for the country's second largest telecom operator.
Financial details of the deal were not revealed.
The five-year contract covers new circles of Uttar Pradesh (W), Uttar Pradesh (E), Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, besides Mumbai and Maharashtra.
"Ericsson Charging platform to be launched across 7 Vodafone circles, enabling new revenue-generating features and potential payment convergence across prepaid and postpaid segments," it said in a statement.
Indian handset maker, Micromax will now have to pay royalties for each devices sold to Telefon AB L. M. Ericsson, after the Swedish company's sued the Indian company for not reaching a conclusive patent deal.
Ericsson has said that it had filed a lawsuit against Micromax as negotiations from the previous three years have not reached an agreement between the two companies on standards-essential partnership. Ericsson also said that Micromax has not agreed to license standards essential patents related to 3G, GSM and EDGE technologies that are owned by the company.
Wellington, Feb 21 : Telecommunications giant Ericsson is to build its second fiber ducting plant in New Zealand, the New Zealand government announced Thursday.
The Sweden-based firm would invest about 15 million NZ dollars ($12.51 million) in a new facility in Porirua, near capital Wellington, Commmunications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams said in a statement.
The plant would produce optical fibre ducting for the government's Ultra-Fast Broadband Initiative (UFB), which aims to reach 75 percent of the population, and potentially also for export to the Asia-Pacific region, she said.
Generation Z (Gen-Z) consumers will shape the future of mobile consumption for our industry, communications technology & services provider Ericsson's new ConsumerLab study said.
In its report titled "The digital lives of Generation Z," Ericsson India said that 30 million of 69 million urban Gen-Z consumers own mobile phones, which shows that mobile ownership is catching on at an early age.
World's largest telecom equipment maker, Ericsson said that it has seen a decline of 8 per cent in its sales during the second quarter. This has been triggered by the shortage of key components in the whole industry, something that was told by Nokia as well.
Stockholm-based company revealed that its sales have fallen down to 48 billion Swedish Kroner, or $6.5 billion as against 52 billion kroner during last year.
Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson recorded lower second-quarter sales and operating income on account of continued shortage of industry components and careful investments from operators in some markets.
Company's net income after losses and restructuring charges remained up year-on-year to two billion kronor as against 800 million kronor in the last year.
Operating income exclusive of restructuring costs stood at 5.3 billion kronor, down 12%year-on-year but remained up 17%as compared to the first quarter of 2010.
The company's net sales declined 8%to 48 billion kronor.
Ericsson has announced its first quarter results for the year 2010. As per the report the Swedish company has faced a revenues declined by 9%. It has been gone down to $6.24 billion (45.11 billion Swedish kronor). The net income of the company has also decreased by 26% to $ 174,400,000.
President and CEO of Ericsson, Hans Vestberg has informed that the sales of the company in this quarter have declined almost over 9% due to its poor sales network. The company has managed to enhance its global services but the sales have decreased. So far as the sales figure in India is concerned, it is also disappointing.
Ericsson AB, saw its first quarter profits go down by 27 per cent. This is against the analyst estimates, who had predicted a profit.
The drop happened for the largest wireless network maker because the emerging markets spent less than what it had anticipated. Net income of the company went down by 1.26 billion kronor or $174 million, which is less than last year's figure of 1.72 billion kroner.
The swedish-firm Ericsson has recently announced that the company has bagged the $1.3 billion contract from Bharti Airtel. The contract is believed to be the third major order that Ericsson has bagged over the past one week.
Under the terms of the contract, Ericsson will strengthen Bharti's GSM network in the 15 circles out of the total 22 that the company operates in.
The wireless service provider facing network issues has picked Ericsson and Alcatel-lucent to build its new LTE (Long Term Evolution) high-speed wireless network. AT&T has to improve its services to defend its depleting market share in high competitive wireless market. As wireless infrastructure solutions provider these two companies are building a similar network for Verizon.
The wireless assets of the Toronto-based bankrupt Nortel Networks Corp have been won by Sweden’s Ericsson for $1.13 billion, in an auction that stretched well into Friday night in the conference rooms at a New York law firm. Nortel will seek the approval of the sale of its assets form the bankruptcy courts in the US and Canada on July
The Nortel auction - which was triggered this spring with Nokia Seimens’ voluntary $650 million bid, which set the floor price - had three bidders: Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, and distressed debt investor MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC.