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.
with data traffic doubling year-on-year between 2013 and 2015. By 2019 there will be 930 million mobile subscriptions and more than 550million smartphones.
By 2017, 3G technology will outstrip 2G to become the region’s dominant form of mobile connection. Ericsson predicts 930 million mobile subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of 2019, with 557m smartphone and 710m broadband subscriptions.
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.
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