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What’s the 5G business case for enhanced mobile broadband? How will IoT transform industry and society? We answer the big questions to help your business evolution. Deep dive into our reports and white papers.

Mobile transport network evolution

Transport is a game changer for 5G and we believe that a need to rethink mobile transport strategies is crucial to keep the 5G promise.

Mobile service packaging towards 5G

This report on mobile service packaging towards 5G aims to provide some answers and explore the business evolution opportunities for service providers.

Ericsson Mobility Report: November 2018

In this edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, we highlight that mobile data traffic grew 79 percent between Q3 2017 and Q3 2018—the highest growth rate since 2013. The report also explores the role of Fixed Wire Access as one of the early use cases of 5G, cellular connectivity in smart manufacturing, and why streaming video contributes so much to mobile traffic growth.

5G business value – automation in mining

In an industry where reliability and low latency are critical for daily operations and safety, mining is ready for transformation. Ericsson and Boliden have partnered to drill down into the business value of using 5G technology in the mine.

Bringing 5G business value to industry

In this report we are uncovering the 5G Business value to the industry when we explore the Blisk manufacturing case study. Equipping industrial sites with 5G mobile communications opens up large opportunities for operators to expand their business.

Insights into IoT value chain positioning from leading telecom service providers

Our report, Exploring IoT Strategies, shares insights on how telecom service providers identify multiple paths to IoT revenues and maximize their opportunities within the IoT landscape. Download the report here.

5G security - making the system trustworthy

Connected devices and mobile applications require wireless network access that is resilient, secure and able to protect individuals’ right to privacy. The 5G system is designed with these requirements in mind. Read our whitepaper.

Ericsson MINI-LINK family leads the microwave backhaul market

Independent market research firm GlobalData has published its report, The Microwave Backhaul: Competitive Landscape Assessment, ranking Ericsson as a leader in the microwave backhaul market through its highly competitive MINI-LINK product family. Download the report here.

The guide to capturing the 5G-IoT business potential

We turned our insights into a comprehensive guide for operators on how to start their 5G-IoT business. We outline the opportunities, the challenges and the case studies that are emerging from the digitalization of industries.

5G deployment considerations

Ericsson’s network technology enables evolution from 4G to full 5G deployment through natural, step-wise implementation that balances investments, revenue streams and competitiveness while minimizing risk. Our paper outlines how. Read the new edition with expanded sections on core network evolution and spectrum strategies.

The 5G business case for enhanced mobile broadband

Enhanced mobile broadband will be the first commercial application of 5G and can help operators improve their consumer business. Our study reveals that the evolution to 5G can enable a 10 times lower cost per gigabyte than current 4G networks.

Industries waiting for 5G

How will large companies use 5G within their business? That's what we asked 900 decision makers across 10 key industries. Download the report, here.

Towards a 5G consumer future: Six calls to action

This ConsumerLab report uncovers six calls to action from consumers, which operators must act on to drive consumer satisfaction and monetize mobile broadband for a 5G future.

5G for manufacturing

5G offers telecom operators an opportunity to help manufacturers build smart factories and take full advantage of technologies like automation, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and IoT.

Tap into new revenue streams with 5G IoT

5G is expected to play a major role in industry digitalization. For operators it's a USD 619 billion revenue opportunity by 2026. Learn about the 5G business potential across 10 industries in the second edition of our report.

5G Readiness Survey

Where are operators on their journey to 5G? The results of our 2017 5G Readiness Survey show how operators have progressed from 2016 in evaluating technology, creating their strategy and building their business models.

Unique Ericsson and BT study: Network slicing is key for the IoT business case

In partnership with UK operator, BT, our Scalable Network Opportunities report analyzes the economic benefits for network slicing for IoT business.

Ericsson Microwave Outlook 2018

With 5G bringing in new possibilities for operators across the globe, a higher capacity microwave backhaul becomes even more important to ensure high-quality mobile broadband. This year’s Ericsson Microwave Outlook report discusses how this demand can be met with advanced microwave technology, spectrum, combination with fiber, and machine intelligence.

Ericsson Mobility Report: November 2017

In this Ericsson Mobility Report, we forecast 1 billion 5G subscriptions in 2023. The report explores mobile data plan trends, consumers’ 5G expectations and how event experiences can be enhanced through digitalized services.

Healthcare: Understanding the opportunities for operators

5G can enable operators to join the healthcare value chain. By driving transformation through services like online consultations and remote procedures, operators can improve efficiency and meet demands for greater convenience and freedom of choice.

Cloud-optimized network applications

Network slices with cloud-optimized applications are key capabilities for the 5G service delivery. Learn more about business aspects and cloud automation, here.

Growth codes - Learn from the best

What makes a mobile operator successful? Frontrunners in the industry have common traits: they use different strategies to approach the market, to run their business, and are positioning themselves in relation to 5G and IoT. It’s these traits that form the core of the Growth Codes. 

Boosting spectator experiences

Increasingly, audiences in stadiums and arenas want the ability to stream and share their experiences via mobile apps. With insight from the 2016 summer games in Rio, this report explores how to create networks that provide crowd-pleasing connectivity.

White paper: 5G Systems - enabling the transformation of industry and society

The 5G architecture will be cost-efficient to operate and have agile and flexible mechanisms in place for swift introduction of services. These properties are required to enable new business models.

Paving the way to telco-grade PaaS

PaaS provides the building blocks for automated testing, continuous deployment, as well as supporting the DevOps approach, and as such simplifies the development process and reduces time to market.

Hyperscale cloud – reimagining the data center

Hyperscale data centers are smarter, more flexible and enable totally new ways of running services and applications – our white paper reveals how.

Jason Hoffman: the wisdom of clouds

We’re at the very start – not the end – of the cloud era. As industry pioneer Jason Hoffman explains, today’s dominant cloud players are actually small relative to the possibilities – and the future is there for the taking.

Networks for Massive IoT white paper

With new standards specifically targeting the connectivity requirements of Massive Internet of Things (IoT) applications, cellular networks can deliver reliable, secure and diverse IoT services using existing network infrastructure.

NB-IoT and LTE-M in the context of 5G - industry white paper

Read about how these 3GPP standardized LPWA technologies will coexist in the same networks as other 5G NR components.

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