Connecting to fans through social media and enhanced live experiences has become a necessity for any major sport organization with the ambition to attract younger fans. Next-generation “fansy-phones”, sporting a screen where you can actually see the ball, can be designed already today. These are two very strong drivers for an integrated live and multimedia experience.
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Today we reached another milestone with the launch of our, Ericsson’s, 20th Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report, documenting our efforts and performance for 2012, but also setting our vision for the coming years.
Today, in conjunction with our Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, our CEO Hans Vestberg said throughout [...]
Every holiday season sees a population surge at popular beach resorts. In the past this meant throwing out a towel early to get a pool chair, bringing a good book to relax with, and filling in the out-of-office message before leaving work. But hotels are starting to see very different needs emerging around their pools.
How have these initiatives affected school life in Estonia? We recently did a study of Estonian students to explore how they are using ICT..
Classic Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) is widely adopted for wireless data access in a broad range of devices. In 2012, 100 percent of the smartphones, tablets, notebooks and game consoles sold had embedded Wi-Fi while only 1 percent of set-top boxes did. Right now the Wi-Fi ecosystem is going through a significant capability leap with video as a key driver. So what can we expect from Wi-Fi in the future beyond free and best effort?
Hotels were early adopters when they started providing wired internet access in their rooms and wireless hotspots around their facilities. Nowadays these attributes are as fundamental as a bed and a bathroom but consumer demands have progressed. Today’s hotels guests demand the next generation of access services so that their visits are not a penalty box of connectivity.
It’s International Women’s Day and I’m thinking about how the opportunities brought by our industry – or more specifically by broadband, mobility, and the cloud – are essential for women globally, for helping to facilitate their daily lives and for development and innovation within their communities.
How will we take the best from Mobile World Congress 2013 and whittle it down into a 30-minute direct presentation? The news releases, the presentations from others in the industry, the meetings, the imagery, the people all around us. The “buzz.” Perhaps I can start with a few reflections here, and see what sticks.
And so it begins. Opening day of Mobile World Congress. 67,000 experts on mobility, technology, radio networks, chipsets, applications, network this, network that, and not to forget – marketing professionals – it’s an event on a gigantic scale.
Today I’ve spent the whole day rehearsing and preparing for Mobile World Congress, where 67,000 professionals get together in Barcelona every year.