A sustainable city takes an intelligent, long-term collaborative approach to tackling the economic, social and environmental challenges that arise when more and more people come together in dense, compact areas, stretching already scarce resources.
The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) is a community-led initiative intended to address the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa, village by village. By providing affordable, science-based solutions and technologies the project aims to help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty.
Achieving universal education and gender equality are key development challenges and two key Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Research consistently shows that investing in girls’ education makes good economic sense. Ericsson believes that Information and Communications Technology (ICT) can be a transformative force in realizing these two MDGs.
Communication has huge potential to improve people’s lives. Yet, there can be no social or economic development without peace. Through its cooperation with the PeaceEarth Foundation.
Ericsson Response is a volunteer initiative that deploys employees and telecom equipment to support the UN and other humanitarian organizations in times of disaster.
Traffic alerts, eco driving, music downloads, tailored service, software updates in the car and charging support for electric cars. We are on the brink of an extraordinary revolution in the automotive industry. Today, drivers, passengers and even cars can connect to a range of services in the cloud. One good example is Ericsson and Volvo Car Group’s Connected Vehicle Cloud, based on Ericsson’s Service Enablement Platform.
We live in a world of glass. There are windows everywhere connecting you to the view outside, but what if they were also a part of your networked life? If today’s ordinary windows became a part of the high-speed mobile broadband highway, making it easy for you to connect to your social network wherever you are? Imagine the opportunities…
The Networked Society City Index report continues to explore the correlation between cities’ ICT maturity and their triple bottom line development.
Cities will be the major arena in which ICT can bring solutions for economic, social, and sustainable growth. Cities have always been places where creativity has flourished, thanks to the many meetings that inevitably happen in dense urban areas. Connectivity will enable creativity, innovation and, ultimately, socioeconomic development.
To support and maintain the best networks for operators and offer the best end-user experience, Ericsson provides Global Services – a worldwide workforce of more than 64,000 service professionals with expertise in information and communications technology.
Ericsson has one of the industry’s strongest intellectual property portfolios, which includes more than 35 000 granted patents worldwide. Our unrivalled patent portfolio covers 2G, 3G and 4G technologies, and we are a net receiver of licensing royalties with more than 100 patent-licensing agreements in place.
Through an innovative research project across several industries, Ericsson will bring mobile connectivity to electric cars and put choice and control over the charging schedule into the hands of drivers.
By combining cloud, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and real-time control capabilities of Service Provider SDN, operators can put themselves in a position to transcend the boundaries of the traditional data center without compromising quality.
The mobile phone has been a connecting technology of immense impact on human life. When the mobile device is used for financial transactions – buying, selling, or transferring, then you have m-commerce.
Ericsson's cellular radio that is small enough to fit a person's hand, but provides enough indoor network coverage for a crowd. The disk-shaped, break-through solution, called Ericsson Radio Dot System, addresses a broad range of scenarios for providing high-quality access to mobile broadband and voice services indoors.
OSS and BSS enable users to make their own choices, be more in control of their spending and benefit from personalized services and subscriber plans.
The concept of 4G IP is about the force of mobility, the cloud, and fast-changing business models, and the fact that users are constantly redefining IP networking by the way they utilize the network.
The internet generation is used to access broadband service everywhere. Global mobile broadband subscriptions reached around 1.7 billion in Q1 2013, and are predicted to reach 7 billion in 2018. The majority will be served by High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) and Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks.