Articles Tagged “Ericsson”

  • Ericsson to acquire majority of Nortel’s North American wireless business

    Ericsson to acquire majority of Nortel’s North American wireless business

    Ericsson has today entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the parts of the Carrier Networks division of Nortel relating to CDMA and LTE technology in North America. The purchase is structured as an asset sale at a cash purchase price of USD 1.13 b. on a cash and debt free basis. This announcement follows the completion of the auction process initiated by Nortel, and the transaction is subject to court and customary regulatory approvals.

  • Ericsson wins Telefónica O2 UK deal for managed services

    Ericsson wins Telefónica O2 UK deal for managed services

    Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Telefónica O2 UK have signed a multi-year managed services agreement. Ericsson will provide field maintenance and other services for the Telefónica O2 UK 2G and 3G networks. Under the new agreement Ericsson will provide field maintenance services for radio and switch sites, spare parts management logistics support as well as optimisation and drive services and facilities engineering services for Telefónica O2 UK.

  • Ericsson to invest US$1.5B in South Korea

    Ericsson to invest US$1.5B in South Korea

    Ericcson, the global ICT group based in Sweden will invest a total of US$1.5 billion to Korea for the joint development in green technology area for the next five years. Hans Vestberg, the chairman of Ericcson revealed this plan to President Lee Myung-bak who is currently on state visit to Sweden on Sunday, July 12. Vestberg, in his meeting with President Lee explained that his company will open a R&D Center in Korea for joint research with local companies, using Korea as the test-bed in fields of green technology and 4th generation IT technology.

  • Ericsson and Telecom Italia trial innovative solar site solution

    Ericsson and Telecom Italia trial innovative solar site solution

    With this trial, Ericsson and Telecom Italia are at the forefront of solar-powered site development, proving that alternative energy sources represent a viable business case for both emerging and developed markets. The Eco-Smart solution, based on flexible solar panels, can generate up to 100 percent of the energy required to power a site in the same land space as a traditional site.

  • Ericsson signs USD 1.7 billion framework agreements with Chinese operators

    Ericsson signs USD 1.7 billion framework agreements with Chinese operators

    Ericsson today signed framework agreements on 2G/3G mobile communication equipment and related services for 2009 with two major Chinese telecom operators: China Mobile and China Unicom, valued at USD 1 billion and USD 0.7 billion respectively. China Mobile and China Unicom have received 3G licenses of TD-SCDMA and WCDMA standards respectively at the beginning of 2009.

  • Ericsson provides fixed-broadband access to all 3 operators in China

    Ericsson provides fixed-broadband access to all 3 operators in China

    Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been awarded contracts with the three telecom operators in China to provide fixed broadband access. Millions of people in an initial nine Chinese provinces will now be able to enjoy high-definition TV, as well as high-speed broadband and quality voice services.

  • Ericsson acquires more than 95 percent of LHS shares

    Ericsson acquires more than 95 percent of LHS shares

    Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has recently, through a wholly owned subsidiary, purchased shares in LHS AG (XETRA:LHS) that together with currently held shares represents more than 95 percent of the outstanding shares in LHS.

  • Ericsson to modernize Kyivstar’s network to meet uptake of mobile data in Ukraine

    Ericsson to modernize Kyivstar’s network to meet uptake of mobile data in Ukraine

    Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is paving the way for leading Ukrainian operator Kyivstar to offer its 23.9 million subscribers mobile broadband services under a three-year network modernization deal between the two companies.

  • Mobile communications to revolutionize African weather monitoring

    Mobile communications to revolutionize African weather monitoring

    The Global Humanitarian Forum and its President, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, together with Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), mobile telecommunications company Zain, and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, today announced…

  • Ericsson’s CEO addresses UN Secretary General on Climate Change

    Ericsson’s CEO addresses UN Secretary General on Climate Change

    In support of the UN Global Compact Caring for Climate initiative, Ericsson’s CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg addressed UN Secretary Ban-Ki Moon at an official meeting in Copenhagen. Mr. Svanberg said a new 21st century infrastructure is required to significantly contribute to the creation of a carbon-lean economy.