Ericsson in Germany

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Ericsson in Germany

Ericsson has been active in Germany for more than 60 years and employs 2,700 staff at 12 locations. The headquarters is located in Dusseldorf. All major telecom companies in Germany are among Ericsson’s customers. These include, for example, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Telefónica and Versatel. The Chairman of the Management Board of Ericsson GmbH is Stefan Koetz.

With advanced technology and its continuous further development, Ericsson makes an essential contribution as a partner of the German Government in implementing the Digital Agenda for Germany and the Broadband Strategy. One area thereby is specifically important to the company, namely the development and roll-out of the new network standard 5G. With 100 commercial agreements or contracts with unique operators worldwide , Ericsson is one of the pioneers of the 5G roll-out. 56 of these 5G networks are already live and available to customers, for example in Switzerland, Australia and the US.

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Ericsson Eurolab in Herzogenrath

Our research and development center in Herzogenrath near Aachen

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Ericsson in the world

Ericsson is a world leader in communications technology, services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks.

Ericsson employs approximately 99,000 professionals and collaborates with customers in 180 countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. President and CEO is Börje Ekholm. Net sales in 2019 amounted to SEK 227.2 billion. Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

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The 5G timeline and Ericsson contributions

The Ericsson 5G timeline provides a temporal overview of the milestones towards 5G standardizations and commercialization and Ericsson’s related contributions over the past years covering technology updates and reference collaborations with relevance for the success of 5G in Germany with eco-system partners covering ICT, advanced industries, politics and academia.

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Our offices


Prinzenallee 21

D-40549 Düsseldorf

Central phone number: +49 211 534-0

Fax: +49 211 534-1000

Eurolab Herzogenrath

Ericsson Allee 1

D-52134 Herzogenrath

Press contact Germany & Switzerland:

Martin Ostermeier,

Tel: +49 (0) 211 534 1157