STC deploys first Ericsson Radio Dot System in ME

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - March 4th, 2015

Ericsson and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have teamed up to deploy Ericsson’s state-of-the-art Radio Dot System solution. It is the first deployment of its kind in the Middle East. The Ericsson Indoor Radio […]

MWC: Ericsson CEO talks solutions

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - March 2nd, 2015

Ericsson President and CEO Hans Vestberg reflected on the pace of change in the industry at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, showcasing the latest solutions that the company is bringing to market, and making predictions for 2015.

Ericsson: Shared data demands to change

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 17th, 2015

Ericsson ConsumerLabs has discovered that future shared data plan users will be very different from those of today, placing new demands on operators.

Ericsson named third best Asian workplace

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 15th, 2015

Ericsson has been named the third Best Workplace in Asia 2015, as announced during Great Place to Work’s inaugural awards ceremony.

UAE team makes Ericsson Innovation finals

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 10th, 2015

Ericsson has announced the top ten semi-finalists for its sixth annual Innovation Awards, a competition in which university students are given the opportunity to be drivers of change.

Ericsson named Korek SPMS provider

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 3rd, 2015

Ericsson has been chosen by Korek Telecom to provide a Spare Parts Management Service (SPMS).

Ericsson signs twofour54 deal

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 2nd, 2015

Ericsson has strengthened its partnership with twofour54, the commercial arm of the Abu Dhabi Media Zone Authority, through the acquisition of its current playout business, initially providing playout services for nine different channels.

Ericsson: 9 in 10 to have mobile phone by 2020

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 20th, 2014

The latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, an update on mobile trends leveraging Big Data from live networks worldwide, launches today and reveals that proliferation of mobile technology is continuing at a rapid pace.

Zain Bahrain and Ericsson confirm LTE network expansion

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 11th, 2014

Ericsson has extended its partnership with Zain Bahrain, through a new collaboration that will see the expansion of the operator’s LTE network.

Ericsson, SAP introduce mobile security app partnership

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - September 21st, 2014

Ericsson has announced an agreement with SAP to deliver network-enabled cloud solutions, which will provide users with access to their business apps and content on mobile devices.

Ericsson and SAP offer enterprise mobility management solution

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - September 18th, 2014

Ericsson has announced an agreement with SAP to securely deliver network-enabled cloud solutions, which will provide users with secure access to their business apps and content on mobile devices. For the growing Enterprise […]

Ericsson to demonstrate ‘Networked Society’ at GITEX

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - August 20th, 2014

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.

Ericsson to offer telecom solutions to Egypt Ministry of Electricity

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - July 30th, 2014

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 signs Ericsson MoU

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - July 17th, 2014

Etisalat Egypt has decided to continue its partnership with Ericsson by signing a Memorandum of Understanding at Ericsson’s headquarters in Sweden.

Ericsson names new regional head

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - June 16th, 2014

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 […]

MEA mobile subscriptions to grow to 1.9 billion in 2019: Ericsson

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - June 16th, 2014

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 […]

Ericsson maintains LTE leadership

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - May 27th, 2014

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 showcases HetNet at LTE MENA 2014

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - May 12th, 2014

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 wins 2014 Technology Innovation Award

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - April 24th, 2014

Ericsson has been awarded one of the NAB Technology Innovation Award for its work in Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) 4K.

Ericsson: cloud transformation key to networked society

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - April 23rd, 2014

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: TV market worth $750 billion in 2020

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - April 21st, 2014

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.

STC selects Ericsson for Zero Site deployment

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - March 6th, 2014

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Ericsson KSA have collaborated to deploy the world’s first Zero Site in Riyadh.

Mobily signs up Ericsson for network transformation

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - March 3rd, 2014

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 introduces ‘Small Cell as a Service’ solution for networks

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 27th, 2014

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.

Ericsson collaborates with Etisalat Group

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - February 25th, 2014

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 signs agreement for multi-vendor interoperability in OSS

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - February 25th, 2014

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 […]

Ericsson and Ciena join forces on IP and optical networking

Mikael Ricknäs by Mikael Ricknäs - February 16th, 2014

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 UAE’s ‘Great Place to Work’ rank goes up

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - February 13th, 2014

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 announces Azuki Systems acquisition

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 12th, 2014

Ericsson has announced the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.

Ericsson reveals huge support for Application Awards in MEA

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 11th, 2014

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.

Ericsson presents the top 10 consumer trends for 2014

Anders Lindblad, President, Ericsson Middle East by Anders Lindblad, President, Ericsson Middle East - January 8th, 2014

Anders Lindblad, President, Ericsson Middle East offers his tips for the top consumer trends of 2014.

Ericsson reveals solutions at Cairo ICT 2013

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - December 10th, 2013

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.

Ericsson announces Application Awards for 2014

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 10th, 2013

Ericsson has confirmed that it will host its Application Awards for the fifth consecutive year.

Ericsson underlines ME mobile money shift

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 10th, 2013

Ericsson used Thursday’s Mobile Money Global event to highlight the rapid change in regional consumer behaviours around the use of mobile money.

Zain sign deal to use Ericsson LTE technology

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 7th, 2013

Zain Bahrain have teamed up with Ericsson to use the communications giant’s LTE technology, which it believes could transform its network.

Ericsson completes Microsoft’s Mediroom acquisition

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - October 30th, 2013

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 […]

Ericsson launches new multiple-application card

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - October 27th, 2013

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.

Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha score highest in Ericsson Middle East city index

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - September 22nd, 2013

Today, Ericsson released the first edition of its Networked Society MENA City Index at the Networked Society Forum in Dubai, UAE.

Ericsson to invest 1.06 billion dollars in research and development hubs

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - September 19th, 2013

Ericsson is planning to invest approximately USD 1.06 billion in the coming five years to build three global ICT Centers.

Samsung claims Ericsson is demanding billions more for its patent licenses

Loek Essers by Loek Essers - August 27th, 2013

Samsung Electronics claims that Ericsson demanded billions more for patent licenses after their license agreement expired in 2007.

LTE and smartphones drive mobile traffic, says Ericsson

Mikael Ricknäs by Mikael Ricknäs - June 4th, 2013

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 named sole vendor for Thuraya core network upgrade

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - April 30th, 2013

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 […]

Ericsson to open global service delivery centre in Beirut

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - April 15th, 2013

Ericsson on Monday said that it will set up a new service delivery facility in Beirut, Lebanon, where a local team will support its global Business Support Systems (BSS) network. In a statement, […]

Ericsson targets IPTV market with Mediaroom acquisition

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - April 14th, 2013

Ericsson last week announced that it had acquired Microsoft’s Mediaroom TV solution business, which, the firm claims, holds a 25 percent market share over the IPTV and multi-screen market. The deal is expected […]

Ericsson sues Indian vendor Micromax over standards patents

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - March 27th, 2013

Ericsson has sued Indian mobile handset vendor Micromax in an Indian court, alleging infringement of eight of its patents without payment. The dispute appears to be primarily over the royalty payments to be […]

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