Ericsson provides services, software and infrastructure in mobility, broadband and the cloud that enable the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users' experience and capture new opportunities.
Year founded: 1876
Revenue: $26.8 billion (2014)
Sweden 1876 Public NASDAQ: ERIC > $10b > 50,000 Open website
- IOT SOLUTIONS
The Internet of Things (IoT) will have a profound impact in the future. Enabling anything to be connected and providing ’smartness’ to these connected things will bring value across a number of sectors in the Networked Society.
Ericsson is engaged with a number of partners from industry and academia in an EU-funded research project called the IoT Initiative with the objective of increasing the benefits and possibilities of IoT, but also identifing and proposing ways to tackle the challenges.
The project analyzed about 150 application scenarios of strategic importance. A selected subset were tested in surveys which went out to a number of users and professionals within the ICT community.
- KEY CUSTOMERS
AT&T, O2, Sprint
- CASE STUDIES
Ericsson: Smart OptimizationSoftBank Mobile wanted to secure high-performance mobile broadband services following the rapid traffic shift to LTE, prepare for VoLTE and manage signaling increase in the most highly populated metropolitan areas in the world.Ericsson: Service Agility for a Connected WorldCenturyLink wanted to accelerate design and delivery of IP-based enterprise services, drive all processes from a central catalog for improved service agility and position CenturyLink for SDN/NFV with an open, standards-based solution.Ericsson: Premium BrandDue to doubled data traffic demand, Telstra wanted a solution that can meet insatiable high-speed mobile broadband demand and secure a smooth network migration while re-farming spectrum.
Ericsson: Smart Services RouterThe Ericsson SSR 8000 family of Smart Services Routers, provides operators with a highly scalable, consolidated platform that offers services for both fixed and mobile network infrastructure.Ericsson SSR 8000 family of smart routers offer services such as IP/MPLS edge routing and Evolved Packet Gateway functionalities. The Smart Services Router enables complete network convergence so subscribers can access services from any devices or locations.Powered by Smart Network Processor 4000 (SNP 4000), industry's first C-programmable processor running unmodified Linux, the Smart Services Router is a true multi-application platform that delivers Layer 2 to Layer 7 services with predictable performance.Ericsson: Radio SystemThe RBS 6402 is a cost-effective high-performance indoor multi standard/mixed-mode small cell that delivers 300 Mbps LTE in a tablet-sized footprint that serves the needs for smaller sites, which are estimated to account for more than 10 million commercial buildings worldwide.With the Ericsson small cell and carrier Wi-Fi portfolio, mobile operators can address their consumer, enterprise customers and new industrial opportunities in any indoor and outdoor environment.RBS 6402 indoor offering enables operators to both address current consumers satisfaction and in combination with the cloud based services target new business opportunities as mobile enterprise.Together with Vodafone Netherlands, Ericsson implemented second-generation picocell base stations (RBS 6402) throughout Vodafone shops in the Netherlands. Vodafone serves 32 million business customers worldwide and supports companies with its quality services by continuously innovating its business.
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)We produce globally applicable standards for Information & Communications Technologies including fixed, mobile, radio, broadcast, internet, aeronautical and other areas.OMA SpecWorksOASIS Consortium (OASIS)OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, Internet of Things, cloud computing, energy, content technologies, emergency management, and other areas. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology.
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