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.
Ericsson has completed the acquisition of Microsoft’s Mediaroom business and TV solution. Together with Ericsson’s existing capability, the acquisition places the firm as the world’s largest, by market share, and the most experienced …
To meet the demand from the vast amount of traffic streams generated by new innovative cloud services, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announces the release of a new multiple-application card that will support various services concurrently without compromising performance.
Today, Ericsson released the first edition of its Networked Society MENA City Index at the Networked Society Forum in Dubai, UAE.
Ericsson is planning to invest approximately USD 1.06 billion in the coming five years to build three global ICT Centers.
“The acquisition of Nokia’s phone business by Microsoft has deeply affected the psyche of the Finnish people,” said Singapore-based executive chairman & founder of Mobile FutureWorks, Thomas Zilliacus. Zilliacus is former CEO of …
Samsung Electronics claims that Ericsson demanded billions more for patent licenses after their license agreement expired in 2007.
Ericsson’s Dory Chakour explains how using small cells to build heterogenous networks will enable the region’s operators to deliver seamless mobile broadband, no matter how great the demand.
Facebook and six other tech companies have launched a joint project called Internet.org which aims to connect the two-thirds of the global population that is not currently linked to the Internet.
Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications could open up a new world of technological opportunity, both for consumers and for businesses. So why, despite the big buzz, hasn’t M2M taken off, and what interest should the Middle East take?
With Saudia Arabia’s telecoms regulator, the CITC, set to award the country’s first three mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) licences in the coming quarter, Ben Rossi examines why — contrary to other regions — they are yet to play a major part in the Middle East’s telecoms industry.
Siemens has started talks with private-equity firms about the sale of its share in Nokia Siemens Networks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
The spread of smartphones, powered by fast 3G and LTE networks used to watch ever more video content, are pushing up the volume of mobile data traffic. The challenge for operators will be …
Ericsson’s Middle East President, Anders Lindblad, is adamant the telecoms giant will hold off the rising force of Huawei to keep its stranglehold on the industry. The last time we met was in …
There’s an expanding need for data over voice, and network traffic is feeling the strain. Optimising your network is a crucial step for embracing LTE and 4G, but what are the tricks of …
Has the time finally arrived when CIOs should be looking over their shoulders at CDOs and CFOs hungry to snatch digital responsibilities? We look at the history of the role, and what the …
Ericsson has been selected by mobile satellite operator Thuraya as the sole vendor to complete an upgrade its circuit-switched core network. Under the agreement, announced on Tuesday, Ericsson will upgrade the Thuraya circuit-switched …
The increasing dominance of IP and Ethernet is enabling a convergence of networks, and allowing for a wide range of services to be carried over the same infrastructure, thus providing cost efficiency to …
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.
The P9982′s price tag is absolutely mad when you think about the device that you’re actually getting, though perhaps it’s the madness that makes it special.