Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, a US-based market leader in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space. Cradlepoint complements Ericsson’s existing 5G Enterprise portfolio which includes Dedicated Networks and a global IoT platform.
Ericsson, Qualcomm and U.S. Cellular have successfully achieved the first extended range 5G NR millimeter Wave (mmWave) data call in the U.S. on a commercial network.
Ericsson is advancing 5G core network security for communications service providers (CSPs) through the launch of the cloud native Ericsson Packet Core Firewall. Core network security is a key factor in CSPs’ forward business planning as they pursue innovative new business opportunities powered by 5G and emerging technologies.
Orange has launched nationwide 5G in Spain. Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) and Core products and solutions are powering Orange Spain's 5G services in Madrid and Barcelona, the nation's two largest cities. Ericsson's initial 5G deployments in Madrid and Barcelona will be followed by other locations under a four-year partnership to help Orange Spain develop its 5G offering across Spain.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have strengthened their partnership with a new multi-year deal to deploy the service provider's 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) across Germany.
O2 has selected Ericsson to deploy its 5G radio access network (RAN) even farther across the UK, upgrading the existing 2G/3G/4G sites as part of a substantial network modernization program.
VodafoneZiggo is launching 5G with Ericsson Spectrum Sharing and Ericsson 5G Core, for an economic and seamless roll-out in the Netherlands.
BT have signed a deal to deploy Ericsson's dual-mode 5G Core (Evolved Packet Core and 5G Core), a fully container-based, cloud native Mobile Packet Core for 4G, 5G Non-standalone and 5G Standalone services as a single fully integrated core.
Magyar Telekom and Ericsson have launched commercial 5G in Hungary, with initial services live in parts of Budapest and Magyar Telekom's headquarters in Könyves Kálmán körút.
Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus Ericsson has taken the decision to withdraw from Mobile World Congress 2020 (MWC2020) as the company says that the health and safety of employees and customers cannot be ensured.