At a mobile money conference held recently in Johannesburg, Rajiv Bhatia, Ericsson head of mobile commerce sales EMEA, stated that airtime could be used as an incentive to drive the uptake and usage of mobile money services in countries where its growth has been sluggish.
Ericsson has entered into an agreement to acquire US-based MetraTech Corp., a provider of metadata-based billing, commerce and settlement solutions. This extends Ericsson's billing leadership beyond telecom into key markets including transport and utilities.
Ericsson has been selected by Claro as the sole supplier of the operator's LTE network in Costa Rica. Ericsson's full LTE solution will include several core and radio access infrastructure products.
Software as a service (SaaS) is a promising solution for overcoming the challenges of implementing and managing new network technologies and services like voice over LTE. Read the new article from Ericsson Review.
Hear President and CEO Hans Vestberg comment on Ericsson's financial results for the second quarter of 2014.
Ericsson's Key Event Experience has been implemented for the first time in Brazil by Telefonica | Vivo.