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Forecast: 5G subs to top 5.3bn in 2029

Ericsson estimates that almost one-in-five of all global mobile subscriptions will be 5G subscriptions by the end of 2023, as the growth proves resilient despite continued economic challenges and geopolitical unrest in some markets. The statistic is featured in the November 2023 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, which estimates that there will be 610 […]

November 30, 2023

Ericsson reports Q3 losses

Ericsson has reported that its Q3 net loss attributable to owners of the parent company was SEK 30.67 billion (€2.66bn) or SEK 9.21 per share compared to net income of SEK 5.21 billion or SEK 1.56 per share last year, impacted by SEK 31.9 billion impairment of goodwill related to the acquisition of Vonage. Q3 […]

October 17, 2023

Report: 5G connectivity opportunity for CSPs

One-in-five 5G smartphone users seeking differentiated 5G service experiences, such as quality of service, for demanding applications are willing to pay communications service providers (CSPs) a premium of up to 11 per cent to enjoy the value-added connectivity, according to research from Ericsson ConsumerLab. The satisfaction and user-loyalty-focused report, 5G Value: Turning Performance into Value, […]

October 3, 2023

Ovyo names Morrison as Chief Revenue Officer

Ovyo, a video software, integration and delivery services company, has named Colin Morrison as its first Chief Revenue Officer. Morrison, who joins from VIDA, brings a long experience working in the video industry including heading up commercial teams at XPERI, Microsoft and Ericsson. Morrison will be based in The Netherlands and will be responsible for […]

September 7, 2023

BT, Ericsson demo 5G in wideband FDD

BT and Ericsson have successfully demonstrated the transmission of 5G services in a wideband FDD (frequency division duplex) radio carrier (over 20MHz) within a sub-3 GHz spectrum band. The breakthrough trial demonstrated the benefits of configuring a wide carrier bandwidth of 50MHz (50MHz downlink + 50MHz uplink) in EE’s 2.6GHz band and performing downlink aggregation […]

August 11, 2023

Ericsson Q2 sales dip

Ericsson has reported that group organic sales in Q2 declined by -9 per cent YoY. Segment Networks sales declined by -13 per cent, while segment Enterprise sales grew by 20 per cent. Reported sales was SEK 64.4 (€5.6bn). The sharp decline in sales in North America was partly offset by strong sales development in India. […]

July 14, 2023

Ericsson, MediaTek claim upload speed record

Comms technologist Ericsson and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek are claiming a new 5G upload speed record of 440 Mbps in low-band and mid-band spectrum using Uplink Carrier Aggregation. The uplink speed brings better, smoother experiences for the likes of video conference users, streamers, and their audience with more frames per second and higher image resolution. […]

May 31, 2023

Ericsson Q1 “in line with expectations”

Ericsson has reported its Q1 2023 results, which is says are in line with expectations. Group organic sales were flat, as the expected decline in Networks was offset by growth in other business segments, including a 19 per cent organic growth in Enterprise. EBITA excluding restructuring charges was SEK 4.8 billion (€0.42bn). Börje Ekholm, President […]

April 18, 2023

Study: Commercial 5G in 94 markets

Commercial 5G launches rebounded in the second half of 2022 as operators in developing markets turned on their networks, according to research firm Kagan’s 5G Tracker, which lists at least 238 mobile operators serving 94 markets worldwide that had launched commercial 5G services as of year-end 2022. Developing markets, especially in Africa, took the spotlight […]

April 11, 2023

Report: 5G subs top 1bn

Some 136 million 5G subscriptions were added globally between October and December 2022, bringing the total to just above one billion, according to the Q4 2022 update of the full edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, published in November 2022. At the close of 2022, 235 communications service providers (CSPs) had launched commercial 5G services. […]

February 24, 2023