December 6th, 2021 8:22 AM 2 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Wants to Avoid Ericsson, Nokia Duopoly for 5G

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is looking to avoid a duopoly scenario of Ericsson and Nokia for 5G. The third-largest telco is looking beyond the two vendors and talking to other local and international companies/vendors for sourcing network gear. This will help the telco with being safe from overpaying to Nokia and Ericsson for the equipment. More so, Vodafone Idea would come in a strong position to negotiate prices with the two... Read More

November 30th, 2021 6:09 PM 1 COMMENTS

5G to Become the Dominant Mobile Access Technology by 2027: Ericsson

The mobile data traffic has increased 300 times since 2011, reveals the tenth edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. Due to the demand in China and North America and the decreasing price of 5G devices, the report anticipates 600 million 5G subscriptions by the end of this year. While the world added 48 million new 4G subscriptions since 2011, there is a net addition of 98 million 5G subscriptions. The... Read More

November 26th, 2021 11:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson, Porsche Enter Into Partnership For 5G Future

In an attempt to advance the automotive industry, Ericsson and Porsche have entered into a research partnership, which leverages the power and capability of 5G to accelerate production at the latter’s manufacturing unit in Leipzig, Germany. This trial marks the first deployment of a private 5G network at the production complexes of Porsche. The secure 5G standalone (SA) network of Ericsson operates over a private frequency spectrum, which provides ultra-low... Read More

November 2nd, 2021 12:37 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Ericsson Test 5G for Healthcare with mmWave Spectrum

Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Ericsson have partnered up to showcase or demonstrate the power of 5G to bring healthcare access to remote parts of the country. With 5G, the healthcare sector is going to benefit a lot, as well as patients from across the country, will be able to access healthcare services on the go. For the trial, Vodafone Idea used the 3.5 GHz mid-band spectrum and the 26 GHz... Read More

August 20th, 2021 12:15 AM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson Helps APT Bring First 5G NSA MOCN in Taiwan

Ericsson has helped Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) in coming out with Taiwan’s first 5G non-standalone (NSA) Multi-Operator Core Network (MOCN). The telco and Ericsson have done this with shared spectrum. It is worth noting that in a mere period of six months, Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has been able to come out with Taiwan’s first 5G NSA MOCN. It has been largely possible because of Ericsson, one of the finest... Read More

August 19th, 2021 7:52 PM 2 COMMENTS

India Ready for 5G, Affordable Spectrum Needed: Ericsson India

India is gearing up for the launch of 5G networks in the first half of 2022. The telecom operators are already testing their 5G solutions in partnership with global vendors, including Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung. Mr Nitin Bansal, Head of Ericsson India and Head of Network Solutions Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania & India, said consumers in India are ready to pay up to 50% more for 5G if they... Read More

July 28th, 2021 1:30 AM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson to Help Virgin Media O2 With 5G SA Network Deployment

Ericsson has announced that it will be helping Virgin Media O2, a UK telecom operator with deploying its core 5G standalone (SA) network. The infrastructure that needs to be deployed is expected to support advanced use cases and applications such as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and several other media experiences. Ericsson said that it would be deploying a container-based, cloud-native, dual-mode 5G standalone core on cloud infrastructure in... Read More

July 22nd, 2021 1:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson and MediaTek Achieves Uplink Throughput of Nearly 500 Mbps

Ericsson and MediaTek are extensively investing their efforts in the development of 5G network to bring the next big revolution in the tech industry. In the latest development, both the entities have jointly achieved a new milestone. Ericsson and MediaTek performed a four-component carrier (4CC) uplink aggregation on millimetre wave (mmWave) that recorded a peak throughput rate of 495 Mbps, of which 425 Mbps was achieved in New Radio (NR)... Read More

July 21st, 2021 2:30 AM 0 COMMENTS

Nokia, Ericsson Awarded 5G Contract By Telefonica

Both the Finnish and Swedish telecom vendors Nokia and Ericsson have been awarded a new 5G contract from the Spanish operator Telefonica. A thing worth noting here is that both the vendors have been provided with an equal deal. Telefonica chose both the operators in equal capacity to ensure continuity with its 4G and 3G network deployments. The two vendors will continue to deploy equipment and solutions where their products... Read More

July 17th, 2021 2:51 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson Benefitted from Ousting of Huawei, ZTE in India

The Chinese telecom vendors, including Huawei and ZTE, who have played a crucial role in helping with the development and roll-out of legacy networks in the country, have slowly been ignored for the 5G plans. The telcos aren’t even looking at awarding new 4G projects to the Chinese vendors because of security concerns arising from their alleged ties with the Chinese government. While this is a bad thing for the... Read More

July 16th, 2021 5:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson Chinese Business Sees Decline Contrary to Analyst Predictions

Ericsson is one of the biggest players when it comes to telecom equipment manufacturing. The company like its many other rivals has a presence all over the world, including in India, China, and the USA. In India and the USA, the growing concern over security has led to a ban on Chinese vendors. While it is not as stringent in India, the heat is more strongly felt in the USA.... Read More

July 16th, 2021 4:26 PM 0 COMMENTS

Ericsson to Provide Verizon With 5G Telecom Equipment Under $8.3 Billion Deal

Verizon has been making many leaps and bounds in the USA 5G network development scenario. The company had recently announced the launch of an expanded 4G network alongside a 5G network in many places in the country. In a new development, Verizon has now signed a hefty $8.3 billion contract with Ericsson to deploy 5G in a more intense and faster manner. Niklas Heuveldop, President and Head of Ericsson North... Read More

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