Articles and opinions

Lessons from COVID-19: Connectivity matters in a time of crisis

APR 27, 2020. Across the globe, many of us are sheltering in place, practicing social distancing and working from home to slow the spread of COVID-19. Mobile networks across Europe are proving a critical backbone amid this pandemic. 

The EU and European innovators must take part in shaping global 5G standards. Here's why

NOV 11, 2019. In her mission letter to the Commissioner-designate for the Internal Market, Ursula von der Leyen stressed the importance of “investing in the next frontier of technologies (…), jointly defining standards for 5G networks and new-generation technologies”. 

Hedy Lamarr inducted into the IP Hall of Fame

MAY 2, 2019. Austrian actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler; November 9, 1914 —January 19, 2000) has been selected as one of this year’s inductees into the IP Hall of Fame.

World IP Day and European tech leadership

APR 26, 2019. With one month left until the European elections, it is time to reflect on how their outcome may define Europe’s political and economic landscape in the next five years. 

Policy pivot for expansive 5G

MAR 5, 2019. Europe’s digital infrastructure will drive its future prosperity. We need powerful robust and secure networks that enable pervasive and data-intensive communications between everyone and everything.

Estimating the future 5G patent landscape

OCT 26, 2018. Who will own the most significant 5G patent portfolios in the industry? Learn about the future patent landscape for 5G.

Your phone, our technology: how patents make it possible

SEP 13, 2018. Did you know that you are using Ericsson’s technology every time you scroll through your favorite apps? Or that our inventions help prolong your smartphone’s battery life?

5G will be the platform for tomorrow’s smart cities

AUG 28, 2018. Learn how 5G networks will enable urban centers to adapt to rising urbanization.

Improving the European standardisation system for 5G & IoT

JUL 25, 2018. We spoke to MEP Marlene Mizzi to find out what the biggest challenges and opportunities are in improving the European standardisation system for new technologies.

Fostering connected innovation

JUL, 11, 2018. The technology we create can help solve key societal challenges and spur innovation across industries. But to reap these benefits, we need to work together to protect open and collaborative innovation.

To 5G — and beyond

JUL 6, 2018. How Ericsson’s landmark 5G foundation patent application established standards for generations to come.

A legacy of innovation in cellular standards

JUN 11, 2018. Ensuring 5G technology reaches every corner of the world.

The future of 5G: Preparing for the unexpected

JUN 11, 2018. Is the smartphone dead? Will we be able to tell humans and robots apart in 30 years? We spoke to Ericsson’s corporate research director Björn Ekelund to find out what a 5G enabled future will look like.

Building a global infrastructure

JUN 11, 2018. How we can create an IoT ecosystem that works for everyone, everywhere.

Setting the standard for innovation in Europe

MAY 18, 2018. Bernardo Matos, Director IPR Policy at Ericsson, shares his thoughts on the fundamental role of standards and fair competition in driving European innovation.

5G: Developing the speed of innovation

MAY 17, 2018. Technological breakthroughs require a commitment to fair licensing, strong patents, and ROI.

A commitment to a connected world

How R&D builds a culture of innovation and fosters the knowledge economy