MWC 2017: Ericsson Pioneering 5G and BusinessTransformation

Ericsson 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…

5G communications networks

IBM and Ericsson have announced a research breakthrough that could accelerate the launch of 5G communications networks

IBM and Ericsson have announced a research breakthrough that could accelerate the launch of 5G communications networks and support new mobile enterprise and user experiences enabled by very high data…


Ericsson and Cisco extend strategic partnership to include new Wi-Fi solutions

Ericsson in collaboration with Cisco are extending their strategic partnership to include a new Wi-Fi solution offering, named Evolved Wi-Fi Networks (EWN). EWN combines Ericsson’s 3GPP access, core networks and…

safaricom 4G/LTE

MediaTek and Ericsson unveils advanced mobile technology for ‘underserved’ consumers at low cost

MediaTek has unleashed LTE- Advanced features to ensure the affordability of devices to a large number of consumers currently using “ low end” devices.  The collaboration between the technology company…


Ericsson: 140 years of innovation

By Fredrik Jejdling, Head of Ericsson Sub-Saharan Africa When Lars Magnus Ericsson opened his engineering shop in the 13 square meters space in Stockholm, Sweden, his starting capital was a…


Many people don’t know how to use mobile money services

Everybody prefers cash in making payments. Why? One is able to own his or her money and a bargain can be placed on the table. On the other end, mobile…


Ericsson’s Integrated Video Insights to uphold business intelligence for media players

Ericsson is launching a powerful data analysis toolkit that helps media players aggregate and analyze large amounts of data derived from users, video platforms, and networks. The toolkit dubbed Integrated…


Volvo cars and Ericsson developing high bandwidth, intelligent media streaming

Self driving cars are being adopted by most motor companies in the world. Toyota is already making huge strides in artificial intelligence and robotics which is great given the fact…


Ericsson mobile wallet platform wins AfricaCom Award

The Ericsson mobile Wallet Platform has been announced as the 2015 winner of the AfricaCom Best Mobile Money Service award at an awards dinner held in Cape Town, South Africa….


AfricaCom 2015: Ericsson enables change makers in the Networked Society

Ericsson’s ‘must-see’ demos at AfricaCom 2015 explore the power of innovation in building the Networked Society in Africa and include: Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud solution, Remote Patient Monitoring and Streamr,…


Ericsson Would Like To Explore The Future Of City Life Through Ericsson Innovation Awards

Why are you in Nairobi? That’s a question that everybody in the city should be asked. Ideally, people come to Nairobi to hunt. Cities hold the key to a world…


Experts choose best technology solution for urban challenges

Experts have chosen a solution that best fits urban challenges as part of a larger project known as the innovation Marketplace, a pilot programme being undertaken by UN-Habitat in collaboration…


MTN Subscribers to monitor their data costs and use through new system

MTN subscribers will be in a position to monitor data cost and usage in the new charging system in collaboration with Ericsson providers of the required system and infrastructure. The…


Mobile operators might need the new Ericsson software to unlock indoor performance

As we move into a fully mobile era, connecting to family friends, colleagues through multiple devices and even conducting business transactions over the cellular network, this results in an influx…


Ericsson announces the launch of innovation station “Ericsson AHUB”

Ericsson will be hosting “Ericsson AHUB ” an innovation station in partnership with Informa at AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town, 17-19 November. This is in a quest to drive the Networked…


Multi-national Mobile operator already trying out 5G technology

One of Japan’s leading mobile operators SoftBank is trying out 5G technology in a collaboration with Ericsson. The two companies will cooperate in developing a common understanding of 5G use…


Consumer Needs and Revenue Streams Changing in the World of Television

Sitting in a dark room with a large screen and surround sound, an atmosphere that can only be created when people are experiencing the same emotion at the same time,…


Ericsson partners with five schools in an initiative to mentor young women in ICT studies

Ericsson has signed a three year partnership with five schools in Nairobi in an initiative aimed at supporting, promoting and mentoring young women who are in their third and fourth…


Personal devices are eating into your working hours

Today’s working population places great value on the importance of pleasure and the pursuit of happiness in life just as much as others. To make it a reality, managers are…


Falling costs of modems have contributed to the growth of connected devices

Smartphone subscriptions will more than double by 2020 with 70 per cent of people using smartphones and 90 per cent covered by mobile broadband networks. This is according to Ericsson’s…


E-waste collection drive sees over 20 tons collected

MTN and Ericsson’s electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive in Benin has ended with more than 20 tons of e-waste collected. The campaign was geared towards…


Safaricom selects Ericsson for network upgrade

Safaricom will be collaborating with Ericsson in the upgrade and expansion of its converged mobile network infrastructure in a multi-year agreement signed today. Under the terms of this agreement, Ericsson…


Ericsson crowned leader as end to end vendor in 2015 Magic Quadrant

Following a report by Gatner, Inc on vendors of end to end (radio and core) LTE network infrastructure that positions them based on their ability to execute the completeness of…


Ericsson and Intel to manage security for telecom operators

Ericsson and Intel Security have come together to bring managed security to telecom operators with an aim to make it easier for telecom operators to support their enterprise clients in…


Four million people benefited from Ericcson’s Technology for Good programs

Today, over half a million people in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are benefiting from connectivity in the Millennium Villages Project (MVP). This connectivity has made it possible to introduce a…


Ericsson has positioned itself for the future of digital media

By the year 2020, the global media industry will be worth $750 billion. This is according to Ericsson’s Media Vision 2020 ahead of its demonstration at NAB Show 2015. The…


Ericsson, Cocacola, Solarkiosk and Tigo merge to empower communities through EKOCENTER

Ericsson in partnership with Coca-Cola Company have rolled out a pilot project to bring mobile connectivity to EKOCENTER, a social enterprise initiative designed to empower community well-being by bringing safe…


Industry-first analytics suite to predict & improve user satisfaction

Ericsson Expert Analytics 15.0, a software suite that allows operators to predict customer satisfaction and automatically take closed-loop actions to improve it. The software is being trialed by several operators…


Digital telco transformation accelerates digitalization

To ease the transition for operators seeking a new operating model to introduce and monetize the digital information, entertainment, finance and health services that customers want, Ericsson is introducing Digital…


MTN and Ericsson partner to drive e-waste disposal and recycling 

MTN is working with Ericsson under their Ecology Management Program to launch the first electrical and electronic equipment waste (e-waste) collection and awareness drive. This campaign is geared towards creating…

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