Ericsson names new Middle East Head of IT and Cloud

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 13th, 2017

In his new role, he will be responsible for driving business growth and capturing market opportunities within the Middle East and Turkey region in the area of IT and cloud within Ericsson.

Ericsson, SpeedCast International announce global partnership

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - January 2nd, 2017

Ericsson  and SpeedCast International have entered into a strategic agreement which leverages both organisations’ global capabilities to create a strong partnership in the global maritime sector, enabling both companies to expand their offerings […]

Vintage tech: Ericsson R380

Glesni Holland by Glesni Holland - December 14th, 2016

The R380 was the first device to be marketed as a ‘smartphone’ after the term was coined in 1997, despite arguments that the Nokia 9000 (released in 1996) and the IBM Simon (released even earlier – in 1994) held the same capabilities.

Ericsson brings enhanced digital experience to Paris Saint-Germain

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 30th, 2016

Paris Saint-Germain and Ericsson have announced their official partnership, focused on building the new digital experience of the Parisian football club.

Ericsson: 20 million 5G subscrıptıons in the region by 2022

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 23rd, 2016

Ericsson has released its Mobility Report for the Middle East and North East Africa, which predicted that 5G subscriptions will reach 20 Million by 2022 in region.

Ooredoo Group implements Ericsson’s revenue management solution

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 8th, 2016

Ooredoo Group and Ericsson have agreed a five-year contract to implement a revenue management system across the Group’s footprint in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.

Ericsson names new President and CEO

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 26th, 2016

Ericsson has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Börje Ekholm President and CEO effective 16th January 2017.

Red Hat, Ericsson partner to broaden open source offerings

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 24th, 2016

Red Hat and Ericsson have announced a broad alliance to deliver fully open source and production-ready cloud infrastructure, spanning OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI).

Batelco, Ericsson and Net4Things demo smart solutions

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 17th, 2016

Batelco, Ericsson and Net4Things are demonstrating a range of Smart Solutions at the Batelco Stand which is part of the Bahrain Pavilion, to demonstrate a variety of Cloud and Sustainability solutions in line with the topic of the event; Re-imagining realities.

Zain, Ericsson extend managed services deal

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - August 29th, 2016

Zain Iraq and Ericsson have signed a three-year extension of their network and IT operation and optimisation managed services agreement.

Ericsson appoints new head of global customer unit for Zain

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 28th, 2016

Ericsson has announced that Tarek Saadi has been appointed Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Zain as well as Head of Customer Unit for the GCC and Pakistan.

Ericsson CEO steps down

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 25th, 2016

Ericsson’s Board of Directors has announced the departure of the company’s president, CEO and board member Hans Vestberg.

Ericsson launches ‘5G Plug-Ins’

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 27th, 2016

Ericsson has announced a line ‘5G Plug-Ins,’ which are software-driven innovations that bring essential 5G technology concepts to today’s cellular networks.

Ericsson, VimpelCom enter software partnership

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 15th, 2016

VimpelCom has announced that it has entered into a software partnership with Ericsson, in a deal worth more than $1 billion that will transform VimpelCom’s global IT infrastructure.

Alfa, Ericsson bring 4G LTE-A coverage across Lebanon

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 14th, 2016

Alfa, the first Lebanese mobile network managed by Orascom Telecom, signed an agreement with Ericsson to deploy 4G LTE-A network across Lebanon.

Ericsson ConsumerLab: Personal safety to drive wearables market

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 9th, 2016

According to the latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report, titled “Wearable technology and the internet of things”, six in 10 smartphone users state that wearables have uses beyond health and wellness.

Ericsson takes part at Smart City Expo Istanbul

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 6th, 2016

Ericsson has presented its latest solutions in the field of smart sustainable cities at the Smart City Expo Istanbul held on 1st to 3rd June at the Halic Congress Centre in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ericsson announces ‘Emergency Wallet’

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 26th, 2016

Ericsson has committed to developing Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organisations and affected populations.

Ericsson, du partner for IT managed services partner

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 23rd, 2016

Ericsson and du, have announced a new partnership agreement in which Ericsson will manage and operate du’s IT infrastructure.

Ericsson outlines its 5G strategy at ‘5G World Series’

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 11th, 2016

Ericsson has outlined its strategy to drive 5G in the industry during the 5G World Series, formerly LTE MENA, sharing its experiences from four generations of mobile networks and strong global 5G engagements.

Ericsson, Trriple to provide mobile wallet solutions

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 4th, 2016

Ericsson and Trriple have announced a strategic partnership to provide managed mobile wallet solutions for the United Arab Emirates’ banking and Smart City sectors.

Ericsson celebrates 140 years of innovations

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - April 12th, 2016

On April 7th, 2016 all Ericsson employees around the world celebrated their company’s 140 years anniversary under the slogan “140 Years of Innovating Ahead”.

Ericsson receives Etisalat’s ‘IT Partner of the Year’ award

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 20th, 2016

Ericsson has recently received the “IT Partner of The Year” award at the Etisalat Misr I-Awards 2015, which was held in Dusit Thani Hotel, in New Cairo.

Ericsson: Streaming delays mentally taxing for smartphone users

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 15th, 2016

Launched at the Mobile World Congress edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveals the impact of different levels of network performance on smartphone users and their perceptions of mobile operators and digital content providers.

Ericsson presents the cloud-led solutions at CABSAT

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 10th, 2016

Ericsson showcased its latest media solutions that focuses on the evolution of the cloud and the use of multiscreens in the Middle East region during CABSAT 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Ericsson announces new heads of customer units

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 26th, 2016

Ericsson has appointed three new Heads of Customer Units in Region Middle East and East Africa to further strengthen its market position and accelerate transformation and growth.

Ericsson forum puts spotlight on digital transformation

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 11th, 2016

Ericsson recently hosted the Change Makers Forum, which focused on the importance of digital transformation and the need to think of alternative business models to seize the opportunities brought by the Networked Society.

Careem to highlight innovation at Ericsson Change-Makers Forum

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 4th, 2016

Ericsson has announced that Magnus Olsson, Co-founder and CEO, Careem, will deliver a keynote speech about the ideas that changed the world at the Ericsson Change-Makers Forum.

Ericsson Supply Centre launched in the Middle East

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - December 9th, 2015

Ericsson has recently inaugurated its first telecom equipment hardware and software distribution centre in the Middle East.

Ericsson leads Gartner’s OSS and IRCM magic quadrants

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 23rd, 2015

Gartner has positioned Ericsson as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrants for Operations Support Systems and Integrated Revenue and Customer Management (IRCM) for CSPs for the fourth and second consecutive years, respectively.

Ericsson, Cisco sign strategic partnership

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 11th, 2015

Ericsson has announced a next-generation strategic partnership with Cisco, which will combine the capabilities of both companies: routing, data centre networking, cloud, mobility, management and control, and global services capabilities.

Ericsson launched University ICT professional programme

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - August 30th, 2015

Ericsson has officially launched its ICT Professional Foundation Programme in the Middle East covering 12 countries with the ambition of helping graduates looking to join ICT giants be better equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to this cutting edge business.

Turkcell, Ericsson sign 5G R&D partnership

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - July 28th, 2015

Turkcell and Ericsson has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on 5G research and development.

Ericsson tests 5G mobile speeds

Lucas Mearian by Lucas Mearian - May 31st, 2015

Ericsson has announced this week that it is testing out 5G networks in the US and Sweden, and has already exceeded 2Gbps throughput using multiple radio streams at the same time.

Interview: Helena Norman, CMO and CCO, Ericsson

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - May 14th, 2015

Helena Norman, CMO and CCO at Ericsson, talks about the telecom behemoth’s transformation plans and changing dynamics of the mobile industry.

Ericsson takes patent dispute with Apple to European courts

Loek Essers by Loek Essers - May 10th, 2015

Following up on lawsuits in the U.S., a dispute between Ericsson and Apple over royalty payments has now moved also to Europe.

Ericsson: Networked Society to benefit major industries

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - May 3rd, 2015

The Networked Society is important in all aspects of life today, and especially going forth into the future. It is a starting point for innovation, socialisation and changing the way in which whole communities interact and live their lives.

Ericsson’s first Cloud and IP summit in Egypt

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - April 26th, 2015

Ericsson showcased its Cloud and IP solutions at the first Cloud and IP Summit held recently at the JW Marriot Hotel and Smart Village in Egypt

Ericsson showcases solutions to transform utilities industry

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - April 21st, 2015

During its first participation at the Water, Energy, Technology and Environmental Exhibition (WETEX) Ericsson has showcased how smart solutions can transform utilities such as energy, water and sewage.

Zain and Ericsson to implement Radio Dot System in Bahrain

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - April 21st, 2015

Ericsson and Zain have recently announced a partnership which will see Ericsson’s Radio Dot System deployed in Bahrain.

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.

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