Tag archives: mobile broadband

If you put an egg in space, will it explode or freeze?

At the AT&T M2M Hackathon in Plano TX, September 14-15, when we used the Ericsson Unity Platform to answer one simple question: can we get an egg in space, and if so will it explode or freeze?

Mobile broadband + emerging markets = disruptive innovation

The widespread availability of mobile networks and the steady growth of mobile broadband in emerging markets is opening unexpected doors for convenient and affordable societal innovations.
Mobile broadband technology lets people transport data securely, faster and while traveling. Today I want to discuss the transformative and disruptive nature of mobile financial services, and how they [...]

How fast is fast enough?

With currently 1.7 billion mobile broadband subscriptions globally (Ericsson Mobility Report, June 2013) and data usage growing fast, the basic notions of “coverage” and “capacity” are proving more important than ever.

Smartphone survey shows the need for speed

Smartphone users have frequent issues with internet connectivity. As many as 60 percent of users in the study experience problems at least once a week and 33 percent encounter problems daily. It makes me wonder about the changing perceptions we have of such important things as connectivity and speed.

A hodgepodge of happenings and a little Swedish pride

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.

Mobile World Congress, it’s like heading to summer camp

Today I’ve spent the whole day rehearsing and preparing for Mobile World Congress, where 67,000 professionals get together in Barcelona every year.

Feeling empowered? It’s probably your phone.

Just how powerful is connectivity? Stay on this question for a second and think about your daily life: Mobile broadband is playing an increasingly important role for municipalities, governments and public institutions in managing their public responsibilities, for businesses in serving their clients, and in fact it enables creation of services that move citizens [...]

COWs – cruising cells complement classic celltowers

Mobile networks are built around a fine-tuned grid of towers that host base stations. These serve the basic mobile voice and data service needs of society. However, now and then the demands on the network peak temporarily and the current network capacity is inadequate. Since the need is temporary, a permanent densification solution would [...]

Make creativity grow while going with the Flow

Could we connect devices and objects through mobile broadband network to deliver business and social benefits? And could we do this by tapping into data flows in mobile broadband networks?
I recently had an interesting discussion about these issues with Eva Sparr, Head of Marketing at our Business Unit Networks. Eva started talking about the ‘Flow’ [...]

The rise of the networked retail experience

Transformation to a fully networked retail concept requires a fundamental rethinking of the network needed to support new retail processes and consumer behaviors.