Virgin Media O2 selects Ericsson 5G core to power standalone network deployment

Ericsson has been selected by Virgin Media O2 to deploy cloud native, container-based dual-mode 5G Standalone Core on cloud infrastructure in the UK, paving the way for Virgin Media O2 to deliver ultra-fast connectivity to consumers and develop advanced enterprise use cases.

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Orange Spain, Applus+ IDIADA and Ericsson drive automotive connectivity

Applus+ IDIADA, a global company headquartered at Santa Oliva (Tarragona) near Barcelona, works with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to develop and validate technologies for the automotive industry.

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WEF names Ericsson USA 5G smart factory as 4IR frontrunner

Ericsson’s USA 5G smart factory in Lewisville, Texas, USA has been recognised by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a front runner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

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Why 5G matters in a world of IoT, VR, AR, AI and Edge

When 4G launched, it offered some significant performance improvements over 3G. But with 5G, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter, something far more profound is going on. The doors of possibility have been blown off their hinges. So what lies beyond?

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LoRaWAN will temporarily replace 5G networks for IoT

5G networks will revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT). But it will take several years for the technology to cover most of the planet. Thanks to LoRaWAN, you don’t need to wait, says Sergiy Seletsky, IoT practice leader and senior solution architect at Intellias.

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GrandPad’s users stay connected with Orange Belgium and Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Ericsson, GrandPad, and Orange Belgium are partnering to make connectivity more accessible for the elderly to stay socially connected with family, friends, and caregivers.

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Ericsson buys Cradlepoint for wireless Edge WAN solutions in US$1.1bn deal

Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based specialist in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space.

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Tech experts join JT board

A former Royal Navy commander and a director of the UK’s property groups have been appointed as non-executive directors of JT.

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Telenor, Sony and Ericsson team to develop smart IoT healthcare devices

Using Telenor Connexion‘s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony network communications Europe’s smart IoT services, the three partners are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors.

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Ericsson, T-Mobile Austria and Stanley Black & Decker speed IoT deployments

Using T-Mobile Austria’s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity and Stanley Black & Decker’s digital accelerator, the three partners are simplifying and accelerating the global deployment of Stanley Black and Decker’s connected equipment and services.

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5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in

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Missing 41bn IoT devices: Is this the biggest prediction miss in IT history?

Analysts and major enterprises predicted there would be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected by 2020, yet the true figure stands closer to 9 billion. Here, Eseye asks if this is the biggest prediction failure in the history of IT, and identifies the six key challenges that IoT must overcome in 2020 to reach

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Mobily Saudi Arabia strengthens digitalisation and IoT drive

A December 30, 2019 agreement, signed at Mobily’s Riyadh headquarters, covers the deployment of Ericsson products and solutions spanning transport, core, charging and billing and radio access –  including 5G products from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio.

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Ten hot consumer trends in the Internet of Senses, says Ericsson ConsumerLab

Consumers expect an array of beneficial services from connected technology interacting with our senses of sight, sound, taste, smell and touch to be a common reality by 2030. The consumer predictions about the Internet of Senses are among the expectations highlighted in the ninth edition of the Ericsson ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report.

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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IoTSWC aims to take connectivity to ‘next level’, including IoT, artificial intelligence and blockchain

Digitalisation is making a relentless headway and transforming all kinds of industries and economic sectors, as a result of which many companies are assessing the most suitable technologies to invest in.

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