Ericsson in the UK

Ericsson has been connecting the UK for more than 120 years. We manage mobile networks for over 90 million UK subscribers and create game-changing technology for customers and industry partners. With more than 3000 staff at seven office locations, we are leading in 5G and IoT technology and unleashing a new wave of innovation across the UK.

Ericsson continues 5G rollout in the UK

Ericsson has been selected by O2 UK for a substantial network modernization program, reaching all over the UK. Products and solutions from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio to be deployed in hardware, software and service upgrades in key cities like Manchester, Liverpool and Cardiff. An innovation cluster will also be developed as a collaboration platform as part of a trial platform to evaluate future mobile architecture, technology and systems.

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BT and Ericsson join up to deliver cloud native dual-mode 5G Core

British Telecom (BT) has selected Ericsson to deploy cloud native, container-based, Mobile Packet Core for 4G, 5G Non standalone and 5G Standalone services. The partnership between the two companies will enable BT to harness the full power of Ericsson’s leading 5G technology to meet the growing demands of consumers and enterprise customers. 

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Everyone is working day and night in the current crisis. I’m proud to see all of our teams supporting the mobile network.

Of course, there are unique challenges that we’re all facing. At Ericsson, it’s been reacting quickly to a nation using data in a completely different way in totally different places, within a matter of days.

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Bringing 5G to the UK

Building a shared vision for 5G in the UK

In the UK, 5G is accelerating the digitisation of the economy, bringing huge opportunities to businesses and organisations. With super-fast data rates, ultra-low latency and unprecedented network capacity, 5G enables organisations to leverage innovative technologies like IoT, AI and AR to their fullest extent. Read more

Vodafone goes live with Ericsson 5G technology in London

  • Partnership includes Ericsson Radio System installed base
  • Ericsson Spectrum Sharing enables extended 5G coverage on existing LTE spectrum

Ericsson 5G commercially live with O2 UK

UK Communications Service Provider O2 has launched commercial 5G in several major cities enabled by Ericsson 5G Cloud Core and 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions.

Ericsson leading on 5G for business at new industry workshop

Ericsson took part in a new industry workshop held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, to explore how 5G technology and innovation can drive industrial digitalisation and unlock new value for business.

5G for business

Ericsson and O2 partner with Northumbrian Water to harness the power of 5G

Ericsson, UK Communications Service Provider O2 and English utility Northumbrian Water are partnering on 5G trials to increase productivity, efficiency and safety in the sector.

Ericsson and Digital Catapult develop new Industrial 5G Accelerator

Ericsson and Digital Catapult, the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation center, are collaborating to fast-track the country’s 5G adoption and application with a new Industrial 5G Accelerator.

5G in the UK: Ericsson and the West Midlands bringing a new age

This past month, Ericsson took part in a 5G demo event in partnership with Birmingham City University (BCU) and the West Midlands 5G organization (WM5G). Held at Birmingham’s Millennium Point, the three-day event featured a number of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and Internet of Things (IoT) demos to showcase the positive impacts 5G has in store for people and businesses alike.

Ericsson brings 5G demos to the Midlands

Showcasing truly immersive 5G demos, Ericsson partnered with the West Midlands 5G organization (WM5G) and Birmingham City University (BCU) at a three-day event at Birmingham’s Millennium Point.

5G is here

We were first with 5G on four continents and have developed 5G technology based on business needs together with our eco system partners. Curious about what our 5G portfolio can do for your business?

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Demonstrating our 5G potential at O2’s Blue Door Conference 2019

Ericsson UK recently took part in O2’s Blue Door Conference at London’s famous venue The O2 to present 5G demos showcasing the technology’s industry and society potential.

Showcasing our 5G potential at Vodafone’s Business Lounge launch

On October 8th we were part of Vodafone Business Lounge, with over 80 senior Vodafone UK team and partners, where we showcased three 5G-focused demos.

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