Ericsson is a world leader in communications technology and services with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Our Swedish organization consists of approx. 14,000 employees of a total workforce of 111,000 (Dec 2017). The Swedish workforce covers all areas of the business: research and development, sales, production and administration. Together with our colleagues around the world we provide customers in 180 countries with innovative solutions and services.
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world. The Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on NASDAQ New York.
Ericsson has one of the industry's strongest patent portfolios with over 49,000 granted patents. Ericsson in Sweden is the base for R&D in radio technology and 5G and we have a clear target – our research and development in Sweden should be world leading, not least in the next generation of mobile systems, 5G . In total we have approx. 7,500 employees who are dedicated to our R&D activities in Sweden.
The largest Ericsson sites in Sweden are: Kista, Göteborg (Lindholmen), Linköping, Karlskrona, and Lund.