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.

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Easy as 1,2,3Cs

The Ericsson Radio System provides solutions for almost every network scenario and end-user need. We make it simple to identify the coverage, capacity and compact needs for your network on your 5G journey.

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Key offerings

Ericsson Uplink Booster

Ericsson Uplink Booster is an innovative solution available now in Massive MIMO mid-band TDD (Time Division Duplex) radios to achieve extended coverage, an improved uplink throughput and higher spectral efficiency. It is based on the right architecture design decision made from the beginning.

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 Carrier aggregation

Coverage and capacity are the key elements of an optimal 5G user experience. Carrier aggregation is the foundation for a better 5G, an effective tool to extend the network coverage.

Latest components

Ericsson Antenna System

Ericsson Antenna System is an integral part of Ericsson Radio System and provides a full range of high-quality products in the following areas: passive antennas, active antennas, filters and combiners, tower mounted amplifiers, feeder system and accessories.

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

Virtualization of radio access network (RAN) functionality is a hot topic, and the potential benefits that virtualization could bring may very well be significant.


A better 5G network

Our 5G platform is designed to evolve your network from 4G to 5G in a fast way, deliver higher bit rates, and consume less energy. With outperforming RAN technology, software enabled millisecond spectrum sharing, dual-mode 5G Core, AI enhanced services, dynamic orchestration, and IOT connectivity and device management we believe we have the toolbox to help you build a better 5G.

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.


SKT and Ericsson build 5G with precision in the world’s largest 5G market

Meeting 5G ambitions efficiently and economically requires solutions that can both support the required capacity and can be deployed and operated in an optimized way. Together, SKT and Ericsson are maximizing the potential of 5G.

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.

Claro and Ericsson present the first 5G stadium in Brazil

Claro breaks the barriers in another technology milestone in the telco sector. The CSP made Allianz Parque Hall, in Sao Paulo, the first 5G ready event venue, using fifth-generation technology powered by Ericsson. This happened during the performance of the first holography performance in real time over a 5G network in Brazil, where musician Lucas Lima performed on the Led Zeppelin In Concert show.

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.

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