The communications industry is in a state of transformation. People and machines have never been so seamlessly connected. The major building blocks enabling the Networked Society – broadband, mobility, and the cloud – are creating opportunities that are changing the way that many industries do business. And these opportunities bring with them a new set of challenges.
As an all-IP data-only transport technology, LTE presents challenges in satisfying established quality of service (QoS) expectations for mobile telephony for LTE-capable smartphones being served on the LTE network.
Network convergence, the rise of content distribution networks and the consolidation of service hosting enabled by the cloud-computing model are significantly altering traffic patterns being observed by service providers. These developments, along with changes in the business environment, are driving the choices for technology.
A new Ericsson ConsumerLab report looks at what makes a city a desirable place to live.
Putting ICT into city planning can help cities in their evolution to become more livable and to cope with the increasing demands imposed by the expanding urban population. This brochure looks at how ICT can open up new opportunities for value creation based on networking and connecting things.