May 02, 2023 | News

Ericsson joins Mission Critical Alliance

Ericsson applications, hardware and services are validated for interoperability and compatibility; Provides enhanced priority access with best-of-breed public mission-critical solution providers; Reduces risk through tested and proven end-to-end solutions that seamlessly and fully connect, integrate, and operate 

Apr 17, 2023 | General press release

Ericsson and the Government of Canada to invest more than CAD 470 million in R&D centres

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, attend Ottawa announcement alongside Ericsson President and CEO, Börje Ekholm
  • Scope of the program is expected to create and upskill hundreds of jobs over the next five years at Ericsson’s Ottawa and Montréal R&D centres
  • Research to focus on 5G Advanced, 6G, Cloud RAN, Core Networks, Quantum Computing, and AI for mobile networks

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Mar 20, 2023 | General press release

Ericsson establishes Quantum Research hub in Canada

  • Ericsson Canada announces its first two collaborations with the University of Ottawa and the Université de Sherbrooke
  • Research projects aim to explore quantum-based algorithms for acceleration of processing in telecom networks and distributed quantum computing
  • Program is the first-of-its-kind in Canada


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Mar 07, 2023 | News

Jeanette Irekvist appointed President of Ericsson Canada

Jeanette Irekvist takes on additional responsibilities, as President, Ericsson Canada as company celebrates 70 years of operations.

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Mar 01, 2023 | General press release

Xplore connects more rural Canadians to 5G Home Internet powered by Ericsson

Xplore announced today that its 5G Home Internet service, powered by Ericsson’s state-of-the-art network technology, is now available to more than 300,000 homes and businesses across the country.

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Jan 25, 2023 | General press release

Ericsson Canada named in top 5 places to work in Forbes 2023 Canada’s Best Employer list

  • Award recognizes Ericsson Canada’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, culture, employee satisfaction and work-life balance
  • Eighth consecutive year Ericsson Canada has placed on Forbes’ list, moving up from 31st spot in 2022

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Dec 08, 2022 | General press release

Verizon expands VRAN leadership position with addition of first Ericsson VRAN cell site

Verizon announced today it has extended its network virtualization efforts with the addition of the first Ericsson virtualized cell site (also referred to as Ericsson Cloud RAN), with support from Intel and RedHat providing the processing and cloud-native orchestration functions.

Nov 21, 2022 | General press release

Ericsson consumer study shows Canada preparing for the next wave of 5G

  • In Canada, 4 million smartphone users plan to upgrade to 5G over the next 12-15 months; 8 in 10 current 5G users don’t want to return to 4G
  • 5G user base has seen a sixfold increase over the past two years, however, consumer awareness is low; 15 per cent of users claim they are on 5G but use a 4G handset in Canada while another 18 per cent own a 5G capable device but have not upgraded to a 5G subscription
  • While Canada has 5G population coverage of 75 per cent, only 33 per cent of 5G users typically perceive being connected to 5G more than 50 per cent of the time

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