Returning to GITEX after a 5 year absence, Ericsson will demonstrate ‘Life in the Networked Society’ at this year’s conference at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity has selected Ericsson to provide end-to-end telecom solutions and services for 180 electricity sites in Upper and Middle Egypt on a turnkey basis. Through this deal, Egyptian residents in …
Etisalat Egypt has decided to continue its partnership with Ericsson by signing a Memorandum of Understanding at Ericsson’s headquarters in Sweden.
With the systems integrators market evolving, IT leaders have the opportunity to tailor their skills to specific verticals and areas of SI specialisation. Which verticals offer the best opportunities for growth and what types of projects will SIs have to specialise in?
Intensified competition coupled with declining voice ARPU is forcing telecom service providers to look around for new revenue streams that some of the new advanced technologies offer. However, it can be a daunting task for carriers who are saddled with legacy systems and manual internal processes.
Victoria Strand, President of Ericsson GCC & Pakistan, explains the importance of improving user experience as a way to win and retain customers.
Red Hat is filling out its OpenStack portfolio by acquiring eNovance, a provider of integration services, for approximately $95 million in cash and stock. Red Hat will use the engineering and integration expertise …
Ericsson has appointed Rafiah Ibrahim as the new president and head of region Middle East and North East Africa. This new appointment comes in a move to reaffirm the company’s long-term vision in …
The latest Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that the number of mobile subscriptions in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region will grow from 1.2 billion in 2013 to 1.9 billion in 2019, while …
Customer experience has emerged as one of the telecom industry’s hottest segments, as telecom service providers as strive to retain customers in the face of tough competition. Victoria Strand, President of Ericsson GCC & Pakistan, explains the importance of improving customer experience as a way to win and retain customers.
As storage and computing power move from traditional bare-metal solutions, the next step is to find managing software that maintains the resource conservation, cost savings and agility that is the very draw of cloud computing. CNME investigates the benefits of open-source cloud management and what to look out for when choosing a management solution.
Smartphones and tablets have become the access devices of choice, as mobile user behaviour has shifted from being predominantly voice-centric to app-centric, writes Younes Abad, Director, MBB Performance, Ericsson Middle East
Ericsson has announced that Gartner has positioned Ericsson as an LTE industry leader within the “Leaders” quadrant of its Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for LTE Infrastructure1 report for the fifth year in a …
Ericsson is showcasing its HetNet (heterogeneous network) solution, which is designed to meet the connectivity challenges of smart cities, at LTE Mena 2014 in Dubai.
Ericsson has been awarded one of the NAB Technology Innovation Award for its work in Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) 4K.
As a part of its participation at Cloud World Forum MENA 2014, Ericsson discussed the opportunities enabled by the Cloud in light with the significant transformation of the Information and Telecommunication Technology industry in the Middle East.
Ericsson’s strategic view of the future maps how the TV and media industry will evolve over the next six years and shows that the TV industry will be worth $750 billion by 2020.
Operators and telecom equipment vendors are showing a growing interest in small cells, which aim to give users improved coverage and speeds.
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Ericsson KSA have collaborated to deploy the world’s first Zero Site in Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia has been experiencing a significant growth across almost every sector of its ICT industry with rapid adoption of new technologies, especially in the value added services, online gaming, and e-commerce. The …
Ericsson’s has announced its solution to this problem is Small Cell as a Service solution, which aims to improve quality of networks in dense areas.
In recognition of the ICT (information and communications technology) market transformation and the need to adopt the latest digital technologies to satisfy consumers, Etisalat and Ericsson have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for …
Ericsson has signed technology license agreements with Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) and Huawei for multi-vendor interoperability, to simplify operators’ use of Operations Support Systems (OSS). In signing these license agreements, Ericsson furthers …
Juniper Networks has announced a new integrated operating plan (IOP) to refocus the company on high growth segments in the networking industry.
Faster and more flexible mobile networks enabled by small cells, virtualisation and next-generation LTE are expected to highlight infrastructure trends at Mobile World Congress next week.
Ericsson and Ciena have signed a global agreement to develop joint transport solutions for converged IP and optical networks that also use SDN (software-defined networking) features.
Ericsson has been recognized as the 4th Great Place to Work in the UAE in 2014, as announced during a ceremony held in Dubai yesterday. The ranking follows a survey covering companies across …
Ericsson has announced the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
Entries for Ericsson’s Application Awards shut on 28th February, and the telecoms firm has said that it has so far received a significant number of entries for the global competition from the Middle East and Africa region.
Google has added Cisco to the list of tech companies with which it has struck a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement.
The Android ecosystem and wearable technology will probably get a boost from the patent deal Google and Samsung have struck, but the agreement is unlikely to have an influence on Samsung’s intellectual property disputes with Apple, analysts said Monday.
SDN is a technology that promises to be the next big thing not only for IT organisations and networking vendors, but also for service providers, says Muhammad Rehan Sami, Senior Solution Architect, Business, Etisalat
It would seem that the telecoms world saw something of a shift during 2013. While margins from traditional revenue streams surrounding voice and text continued to fall, demand for data went through the roof, and it continues to climb. Undoubtedly, 2013 was the year of mobile data.
Anders Lindblad, President, Ericsson Middle East offers his tips for the top consumer trends of 2014.
Recently-installed BlackBerry CEO John Chen is on a mission to revive the ailing company to financial health, largely by restoring faith in BlackBerry among corporate CIO’s and other traditional enterprise customers.
Don’t feel bad if you don’t really know anything about 5G wireless networking – because, by most standards, it doesn’t actually exist yet.
Google said its data centres in Taiwan and Singapore have gone online to cater to the growing number of Internet users in Asia.
Ericsson used Cairo ICT 2013 to reveal the city’s position in this year’s Ericsson Networked Society City Index report, which analysed the levels of ICT-driven benefits created in some of the largest cities across the globe.
Verizon has signed an agreement to acquire EdgeCast Networks, in an effort to enhance its video delivery and Web services capabilities.
Long term evolution (LTE), often marketed as 4G LTE, currently serves as the optimum standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile devices and data terminals.
European operators Vodafone, Telefónica and EE have all started testing LTE-Advanced, and are aiming to offer speeds over 200Mbps. But a lack of devices means commercial services will have to wait.
Smartphone subscriptions will triple and smartphone traffic will increase by a factor of 10 between the end of this year and 2019.
Ericsson has confirmed that it will host its Application Awards for the fifth consecutive year.
Ericsson used Thursday’s Mobile Money Global event to highlight the rapid change in regional consumer behaviours around the use of mobile money.
Zain Bahrain have teamed up with Ericsson to use the communications giant’s LTE technology, which it believes could transform its network.
They say that good things come in small packages—diamond rings, the crown jewels, keys to an exotic villa. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, big is beautiful, writes James Dartnell.
The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship’s feature set and simplified design.