Insights and reports

What’s the 5G business case for enhanced mobile broadband? How will IoT transform industry and society? We answer the big questions to help your business evolution. Deep dive into our reports and white papers.


5G and Wi-Fi: Looking for the right technology to address the need for advanced connectivity indoors?

5G NR and Wi-Fi 6 are able to boost bandwidth and capacity while being more efficient than legacy solutions. But, which one should you pick for your specific needs? Read more in our latest report.

5G for business – a 2030 market compass report released

With 5G deployments now being underway across most geographies, Ericsson has conducted a follow-up study on how to realize the 5G industry digitalization business potential. This must-read report is based on more than 200 use cases, 10 industries and a series of 5G-enabled use-case clusters.

Ericsson Mobility Report - June 2020

5G subscriptions are forecast to reach 2.8 billion globally by the end of 2025, accounting for about 30 percent of total mobile subscriptions. The uptake rate of 5G subscriptions is expected to be significantly higher than it was for 4G.

Insights into IoT value chain positioning from leading telecom service providers

Our report, Exploring IoT Strategies, shares insights on how telecom service providers identify multiple paths to IoT revenues and maximize their opportunities within the IoT landscape. Download the report here.

Mobile service packaging towards 5G

This report on mobile service packaging towards 5G aims to provide some answers and explore the business evolution opportunities for service providers.

5G business value – automation in mining

In an industry where reliability and low latency are critical for daily operations and safety, mining is ready for transformation. Ericsson and Boliden have partnered to drill down into the business value of using 5G technology in the mine.

Bringing 5G business value to industry

In this report we are uncovering the 5G Business value to the industry when we explore the Blisk manufacturing case study. Equipping industrial sites with 5G mobile communications opens up large opportunities for operators to expand their business.

5G deployment considerations

Ericsson’s network technology enables evolution from 4G to full 5G deployment through natural, step-wise implementation that balances investments, revenue streams and competitiveness while minimizing risk. Our paper outlines how. Read the new edition with expanded sections on core network evolution and spectrum strategies.

Ericsson MINI-LINK family leads the microwave backhaul market

Independent market research firm GlobalData has published its report, The Microwave Backhaul: Competitive Landscape Assessment, ranking Ericsson as a leader in the microwave backhaul market through its highly competitive MINI-LINK product family. Download the report here.

The guide to capturing the 5G-IoT business potential

We turned our insights into a comprehensive guide for operators on how to start their 5G-IoT business. We outline the opportunities, the challenges and the case studies that are emerging from the digitalization of industries.

The 5G business case for enhanced mobile broadband

Enhanced mobile broadband will be the first commercial application of 5G and can help operators improve their consumer business. Our study reveals that the evolution to 5G can enable a 10 times lower cost per gigabyte than current 4G networks.

Towards a 5G consumer future: Six calls to action

This ConsumerLab report uncovers six calls to action from consumers, which operators must act on to drive consumer satisfaction and monetize mobile broadband for a 5G future.

Industries waiting for 5G

How will large companies use 5G within their business? That's what we asked 900 decision makers across 10 key industries. Download the report, here.

5G for manufacturing

5G offers telecom operators an opportunity to help manufacturers build smart factories and take full advantage of technologies like automation, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and IoT.

5G security - making the system trustworthy

Connected devices and mobile applications require wireless network access that is resilient, secure and able to protect individuals’ right to privacy. The 5G system is designed with these requirements in mind. Read our whitepaper.

Tap into new revenue streams with 5G IoT

5G is expected to play a major role in industry digitalization. For operators it's a USD 619 billion revenue opportunity by 2026. Learn about the 5G business potential across 10 industries in the second edition of our report.

Healthcare: Understanding the opportunities for operators

5G can enable operators to join the healthcare value chain. By driving transformation through services like online consultations and remote procedures, operators can improve efficiency and meet demands for greater convenience and freedom of choice.

NB-IoT and LTE-M in the context of 5G - industry white paper

Read about how these 3GPP standardized LPWA technologies will coexist in the same networks as other 5G NR components.

Ericsson Microwave Outlook 2019

In this year report, we look into the current developments as well as trends and insights up until 2025 in the microwave industry. The report also discusses in detail different technologies like MIMO, E-band that enable the required high capacities, now and in the future.

Growth codes - Learn from the best

What makes a mobile operator successful? Frontrunners in the industry have common traits: they use different strategies to approach the market, to run their business, and are positioning themselves in relation to 5G and IoT. It’s these traits that form the core of the Growth Codes. 

Cellular IoT in the 5G era

Almost every industry can be transformed with cellular IoT. Our new whitepaper shows a clear evolution plan for addressing all 5G-IoT use cases, from basic to the most complex, in a cost-efficient, smooth and future-proof way.

The hospitals of the future are digital

Wireless connectivity will be imperative to ensure always-on connectivity. In order to ensure the highest performance and quality of connection, hospitals worldwide have begun to install indoor cellular systems, like the Ericsson Radio Dot system, to support their new digital strategies and support even time-critical IoT applications.

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