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Ericsson in France

Established in France since 1909, Ericsson is one of the main telecommunications infrastructure providers, partner of most French service providers and / or operators in France. Ericsson also supplies for companies, administrations and local communities which have growing needs in telecom services. Ericsson is one of the major equipment manufacturers on 4G deployments in France and is preparing 5G. Ericsson is present in France on three sites located in Ile de France and in Brittany.

Ericsson France in a few key figures:

  • 1000 employees contribute daily to the creation of value and the development of innovation
  • 33% of the members of the Ericsson France management committee are women and 25% of managers

Ericsson in France milestones and future developments :

  • 2011 and 2013, strengthening of our consulting and systems integration capabilities by successively acquiring Tridge Group, a French IT services company specializing in BSS (Business Support Systems - billing chain), and Devoteam Telecom & Media grouping together specialists in IT services
  • 2012, strengthening of our broadcasting activities with the acquisition of Technicolor's Broadcast Services activity
  • 2014, inauguration of our Mediadôme in Boulogne Billancourt
  • 2016, inauguration of our Garage France dedicated to innovation and located in the premises of our headquarters in Massy (91), as well as a branch in Lannion. This Innovation Lab is an open lab in which ecosystem players can develop their IOT, AI and Industry 4.0 ideas and projects.
  • 2016, Orange and Ericsson sign a global 5G partnership
  • 2017, Ericsson Broadcast and Media Services became Red Bee Media, a subsidiary of the Ericsson group
    Since 2017, Franck Bouétard heads the Country Unit comprising France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Algeria and Tunisia
  • 2020, the first R&D center in Massy opens in France, directed by Birgitta Finnander, with a target of 300 employees by 2022. This R&D center is dedicated to 5G and security.
  • 2020, signature with Orange France of an agreement to become their major radio supplier for the next 5 years and to equip 3 regions (North-East, South-West and IDF / Paris)

R&D made in France dedicated to 5G

Opened in January 2020, the Ericsson France R&D center located in Massy, in the Paris region, will welcome up to 300 employees. Dedicated to 5G software and 5G security, its goal is to accelerate the development of 5G in Europe with Ericsson.

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Our commitments

  • For several years, we have been investing heavily in the strategic thinking led by the French government. The company has notably contributed to several industrial and governmental commissions in the field of ICT.
  • Ericsson is heavily invested in innovation, particularly in Lannion where 100 employees carry out customer-specific developments.
  • Ericsson has set up partnerships in France in the field of connected and autonomous vehicles with UTAC-CERAM, with Transdev as part of the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab, Transpolis with Bouygues Telecom in particular.
  • We have a social responsibility policy which is reflected in particular in our commitment to the Article 1 association. Each year, in parallel with their professional activities, Ericsson tutors are involved in supporting pupils and students on their journey. The objective is to facilitate their access to the professional world and give them an overview of the challenges and opportunities. Several hundred students have been accompanied in France by Ericsson since 2006.
  • Ericsson contributes to the French economy with the employment of 600 subcontractors and € 500 million in purchases from French groups.

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25 avenue Carnot

91300 Massy

Contact: medias.france@ericsson.com

Phone: +33 1 81 87 45 00