5G will integrate new and existing radio-access technologies, rather than be based on a single breakthrough technology, and this will mark the next phase of a radically transformative global process – the connectivity revolution. And while it’s too early to know exactly what 5G will mean for individual players or industries, there is no doubt it will disrupt value chains and enable new opportunities on an unprecedented scale both within and across industries.
The world’s cities are often congested and complex, but they are also among the planet’s most exciting places to live. Research for Ericsson’s Networked Society City Index has found a strong correlation between the ICT maturity of a city and the way that city stakeholders can use ICT to bring social, economic and environmental benefits to the population.
By mining the vast amount of data produced by the array of connected things within any city, ICT can contribute to efficient day-to-day city management and help leaders and citizens alike negotiate the challenges of their current rapid rate of development.
Ericsson is set to redefine the small cell market with the introduction of its newest product – an innovative indoor wireless solution. The Ericsson Radio Dot System is the result of 2 years of research and development, and incorporates 14 patents. The system will provide high-quality access to mobile broadband and voice services indoors, effectively addressing current coverage challenges.
A study has been conducted investigating the socioeconomic benefits of faster broadband, looking at various economies around the world. As a result of the study, two reports have been written.
The latest interim update to the Ericsson Mobility Report highlights the continued rapid growth of smartphones and connectivity.
Watch Assaf Biderman discuss how widespread connectivity can dramatically change how cities can be designed, managed and experienced.
A new ConsumerLab article covers how voice and internet satisfaction differs in various places – and not just between places, but also in the same place.