China Mobile and Ericsson deliver successful trial of world's first cellular IoT-based 'connected factory'

2017-02-28 Categories: Press Releases China Mobile and Ericsson share outcomes of its ongoing connected factory trial using cellular IoT for Industry 4.0 working with Intel. The trial, featuring a connected screwdriver among other tools, took place at Ericsson Panda Communication Company (a radio product manufacturing site and an independent subsidiary of Ericsson) in Nanjing. The outcomes of the trial are highlighted in a demonstration at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. Several low power, wide area (LPWA) use cases are currently being implemented in the factory, such as production line monitoring, warehouse monitoring and package and materials tracking. The centerpiece […]

Ericsson, AT&T and Qualcomm demonstrate VoLTE call for Internet of Things

2017-02-28 Categories: Press Releases Successful demonstration of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) on Cat-M1/LTE-M technology using Qualcomm Technologies’ MDM9206 LTE modem and Ericsson’s radio and core network The new technology enables regular voice services for Internet of Things (IoT) applications on Cat-M1/LTE-M -enabled IoT devices AT&T plans to extend the technology into its mobile network to enhance existing and new IoT use cases requiring voice services Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), AT&T and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., are the first to announce the performance of a successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call for Internet of Things (IoT) on existing mobile network infrastructure with new […]

Ericsson at MWC 2017: Pioneering 5G and Business Transformation

2017-02-27 Categories: Press Releases President and CEO Börje Ekholm sets tone for Ericsson’s position and strengths in the industry New cases presented showcasing partnerships and innovative solutions towards digital frontier – 5G, media and IoT capabilities at forefront T-Mobile, Telstra, Fox Innovation Lab and Scania join Ericsson onstage for Media & Analyst briefing 5G New Radio (NR) trials announced with Qualcomm and customers NTT DoCoMo, Telstra and Vodafone Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) opened Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 with three stand-out announcements featuring partners and major customers. These included network evolution towards 5G; an innovative new business model between content owners […]

Ericsson empowers the future of transport with Connected Vehicle Marketplace

2017-02-27 Categories: Press Releases Newest addition to Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud allows OEMs to grow an ecosystem of digital services around their connected vehicles Connected Vehicle Marketplace features open APIs for telematics data, regulated data sharing, partner management, and charging & billing solutions   Scania introduces Scania One, a digital platform for both in-house services and external content for Scania customers, built on Connected Vehicle Marketplace Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has launched the game-changing Connected Vehicle Marketplace, a white-label solution to reduce the complexities of building digital service ecosystems for connected vehicles. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), partners and motorists will now […]

Ericsson, Telstra and The Fox Innovation Lab launch industry first content delivery solution for movie consumers

2017-02-27 Categories: Press Releases Pilot gives participants immediate access to new release content in premium quality with no impact to device performance or data plans Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Telstra and The Fox Innovation Lab at 21st Century Fox will unveil a revolutionary, first of its kind content delivery solution at Mobile World Congress 2017 that will pre-position personalized, premium movie content directly onto consumer devices, with no impact to device performance or consumer data plans. Participants will receive notifications when the latest movies that match their interests become available. The movies are pre-positioned on the consumer’s device and are available […]

Ericsson and T-Mobile pioneering superior LTE network capabilities in readiness for 5G deployments

2017-02-27 Categories: Press Releases Advanced LTE capabilities are foundational for 5G Next steps in LTE technology will accelerate T-Mobile’s network capabilities and performance in advance of 5G, including Gigabit LTE T-Mobile will leverage LTE-U to bring Gigabit LTE speeds to more places Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and T-Mobile US (NASDAQ: TMUS) are pushing the boundaries of network performance through rapid evolution using some of the most advanced technologies available. Ericsson and T-Mobile have worked together on a network evolution plan and optimization path to continue to provide a superior user experience. The companies will continue to maximize the success of LTE and […]

Batelco selects Ericsson for mobile network enhancement

2017-02-26 Categories: Press Releases Batelco and Ericsson sign the biggest network deal to provide the latest innovative technologies to Bahrain customers including LTE-Advanced and expansion of VoLTE Ericsson will expand its offerings to Batelco for support and next-level solutions to enhance Batelco’s leadership Deal provides foundation for Batelco to develop a building block for future developments in 5G, IOT and Cloud Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Batelco have partnered in a major network deal to transform the Bahrain mobile network. The ambition is to boost Batelco’s market leadership and guarantee the best customer experience in mobile internet services. The Mobile Network […]

Ericsson, Telefónica and TELIT successfully TEST first end-to-end NB-IoT data call in Spain

2017-02-24 Categories: Press Releases Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), Telefónica and TELIT have successfully tested the first End-to-End data communications call on NB-IoT over the air using Band 20 (800MHz) on Telefónica’s network in Spain. This milestone has been achieved using a complete multi-vendor environment using 3GPP standards with Ericsson’s radio and packet core technologies together with TELIT modules integrating NB-IoT chipsets. The tests are being conducted as part of the 5TONIC project, the 5G research and innovation open lab of which Ericsson is an active member, founded by Telefónica and IMDEA Networks Institute. This activity together with the tests already performed for […]

Ericsson and Panasonic Join Forces to Deliver Smart, Sustainable Energy Solutions for Mobile Operators, Tower Companies, Others

2017-02-24 Categories: Press Releases Ericsson and Panasonic will join forces to bring Panasonic lithium ion batteries to Ericsson’s energy-as-a-service solution, reducing total cost of ownership by 20% Innovative and unique energy-as-a-service solution uses the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data analytics to make networks smarter Alliance to address mobile operators and tower companies, as well as utilities, transport and public safety Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Panasonic Corporation of North America are collaborating to bring a new energy-as-a-service (EaaS) solution to market. This is the first time that the two companies will work together on smart sustainable energy solutions. The […]

Ericsson and WeDo Technologies partner in business assurance

2017-02-24 Categories: Press Releases ·         Partnership to help operators maximize value of their digital transformation investments through smarter risk management and revenue stream protection   ·         New solution will enable near real-time response to the risks with highest impact, as well as optimize detection and “closed-loop” actions required to correct, prevent and recover revenue and opportunity loss ·         WeDo Technologies software platform complements Ericsson’s Risk and Business Assurance (RBA) services together with a portfolio comprised of OSS, BSS, Consulting and Systems Integration services Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and WeDo Technologies have formed a global partnership to give operators the confidence they […]