5G Access

Be the first to deliver 5G access

Commercial 5G networks are going live around the world - and Ericsson technology is leading the way. First movers can reshape the market and increase market share and revenue streams. Combining improved capacity with increased cost-efficiency 5G represents an opportunity for telecom operators to improve their consumer business. 5G also allows operators to explore new use cases and business models and capture new revenue streams through addressing industry digitalization. Our portfolio is ready to support operators that want to be first to deploy 5G.

Key offerings


NR RAN encloses a future-proof software offering, co-existing with LTE and smoothly preparing the migration from LTE to NR.

Ericsson Spectrum Sharing

With a simple software installation, Ericsson Spectrum Sharing offers quick introduction of 5G over a wide area, for all 5G-enabled devices leveraging 4G spectrum and existing Ericsson Radio System infrastructure.

Ericsson Radio System

Ericsson Radio System enables smooth, fast and cost-effective migration from 4G to 5G, allowing operators to launch the new technology and grow 5G coverage fast, no matter the scale and complexity. It comprises hardware, software and services for radio, RAN Compute, transport, power, enclosure, antenna and site solutions– all run by a common management system.

5G sites

End-to-end solutions for the construction of 5G radio sites that are both future-proof and cost-effective. Cutting-edge network infrastructure that meets today’s needs and future growth.

Latest components

AI-powered radio access networks

AI software functionality with unique capabilities for optimizing radio access networks, enabling service providers to boost network performance and user experience.


NR RAN encloses a future-proof software offering, co-existing with LTE and smoothly preparing the migration from LTE to NR.

5G RAN Virtualization

With the expected data rate upsurge, service providers need to increase capacity and revenue, while lowering costs. By virtualizing the upper layer of 5G radio-access network (RAN) software, we offer a virtual RAN (vRAN) solution to give you additional network architecture flexibility to address these challenges.


5G Platform

Be amongst the first to market with 5G. Grow 4G capacity in your network now and unlock your full 5G potential with Ericsson's experience, skills and solutions.

5G Radio Dot

Introducing the much-anticipated Ericsson 5G Radio Dot – unleashing the high-capacity and lightning-fast indoor coverage people are waiting for.

RAN compute

RAN Compute portfolio consists of today’s and future Basebands, new Radio Processors, and other future products. This complete market-leading portfolio will flexibly handle the compute functionality in RAN networks going forward.

Massive MIMO

Massive MIMO has been launched to improve spectral efficiency in a bid to ramp up network capacity and data throughput for end users, by enlarging network capacity.


Ooredoo Qatar brings fans to their feet with 5G services during Amir Cup Final

Ericsson and Ooredoo give fans a transformative, connected and digital 5G experience at the 2019 Amir Cup Final and grand opening of the Al Janoub Stadium.

5G smart harbor at the Port of Qingdao

China Unicom, Ericsson, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. and Port of Qingdao are collaborating to upgrade manually operated harbors to automated ones by leveraging Ericsson 5G solution for more flexibility and higher efficiency.

5G network for industrial use launched at Volvo CE site in Sweden

Ericsson has teamed up with Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) and Telia to run Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use with remote-controlled machines and automation among the first applications being tested.

BT and Verizon collaborate to drive mission-critical services globally using 5G

BT, Verizon, King’s, Ericsson and Unmanned Life demonstrated autonomous control and management of a fleet of drones in central London, which was launched from the US by Verizon, on a dedicated 5G network slice within BT’s network.

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