5G on a roll, cellular IoT deployments ramping up – Ericsson Mobility Report
3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023, 5G commercial launches this year; North America seen leading the 5G uptake
Digital economy in focus
To be held under the theme “Building the Digital Economy of the Middle East", Leaders' Summit 2018 will build on past discussions, centered on enabling a true, regional digital economy
First commercial LAA deployment in Russia delivers Gigabit LTE download speeds, paving the way to 5G
Ericsson, MTS, and Qualcomm deploy first commercial Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in Russia, delivering Gigabit LTE peak download speeds
Ericsson: zero-touch could herald a new era in service provider customer interaction
New Ericsson Consumer & IndustryLab Insight Report explores the future of customer interactions with telecom service providers
Ericsson shows improvement in quarterly results as cost cuts pay off
Gross margin improves from 19 percent to 36 percent. The company launched a major restructuring drive in July 2017 as a result of which the total workforce has been reduced by almost 18,000. To date, the annual run-rate effect of cost savings is approximately SEK 8.5 b ($1.01 billion).
Equinix shines the spotlight on interconnection at MWC 2018
Operators need to reinvent themselves, and invest in processes, infrastructures and business models, says Jeroen Schlosser, Equinix MENA.
Ericsson aims at $1.2 billion cost reduction by mid-2018
Over time, with the ramp up of 5G and contribution from innovation and new businesses, Ericsson’s target is an operating margin of at least 12%.