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The Voice of 5G - Podcast

Working in telecoms? Interested in 5G, but not really that deep into what it is? This is the podcast for you!

Did you know we’re doing our very own podcast? We’ve nicknamed it “5G for dummies”, but sometimes we take deep-dives into some seriously techy stuff. Be prepared! But mostly we have a lot of fun talking about a topic that fascinates us both. Contact us on 5gpodcast@ericsson.com.

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Paul Cowling and Janina Hedberg
Paul Cowling and Janina Hedberg

Episode 17: 5G in North America

March 8, 2019

Things are happening in 5G for the big operators in the US. We caught up with Ericsson's Head of Marketing for 5G in North America, Peter Linder - also known as @OneLinders on Twitter - to get his take on what's happening "over there".

Episode 16: 5G live at Mobile World Congress

March 1, 2019

At the year's biggest event for the mobile tech industry Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling are joined by the team behind Ericsson's massive stand and we get their takes on how the event was - because it was all about 5G.

Episode 15: Evolved 5G Platform

February 22, 2019

It's the week before Mobile World Congress 2019 and Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling are joined in the studio by Eva Hedfors, Head of Marketing and Communications for Ericsson Digital Services, to talk about Ericsson's big product launch - the Evolved 5G Platform.

Episode 14: 5G pre-MWC19

February 15, 2019

What will happen at Mobile World Congress this year? Will there be anything related to 5G? In this episode Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling are joined by three colleagues from Ericsson's MWC19 team and squeeze them for information about what we can expect, what Ericsson will show, how they prepare for the event and much more!

Episode 13: 5G Security

February 8, 2019

What about 5G and security? In this episode Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling talk network security - and cellular network security in particular - with RAN security leader Jonathan Olsson. Download the paper mentioned in the podcast here.

Episode 12: 5G & IoT

January 31, 2019

What is the Internet of Things and what does it have to do with 5G? In this episode Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling talk about connecting things, animals, plants and more with Marie Hogan, Head of Broadband and IoT at Ericsson Networks. Download the whitepaper mentioned in the podcast here.

Episode 11: 5G at World Economic Forum

January 25, 2019

What are they saying about 5G at the World Economic Forum? In this episode Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling talk to Ericsson's CTO Erik Ekudden about what's happening in Davos when it comes to 5G - and we also talk to Anette Lundvall about the special edition of Ericsson Mobility Report which is handed out at the forum. You can download the report here and find Eric's blog on national CTO's here.

Episode 10: What's cooking on 5G?

January 18, 2019

Is it chips or crisps? In this episode Ericsson's Paul Cowling and Janina Hedberg slowcook a few listener questions, serve you an update about 5G smartphones and boil down what you can see around you when it comes to antennas and equipment.

Episode 9: 5G subscriptions and monetization

January 11, 2019

What happens to our mobile broadband subscriptions with 5G? Ericsson's Paul Cowling and Janina Hedberg have a chat with the author of a new report "Mobile Service Packaging Towards 5G", Greger Blennerud, and make a deep-dive into mobile subscription options. You can try out the Mobility Calculator for your own needs here.

Episode 8: Highflying and low mining 5G news

January 4, 2019

What's the latest 5G news? What happened late December and early January when we were on holiday? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the different aspects of the new generation of mobile network technology! In this eighth episode - a special New Year's episode - we go through the latest 5G news and comment on what's up and what's down in the 5G area at the moment - will we get 5G on airplanes and in mines?

Episode 7: The back and forth of 5G

December 19, 2018

What's happened with 5G in 2018 and what can we see coming in early 2019? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the different aspects of the new generation of mobile network technology! In this seventh episode we recap what’s happened during the last 12 months – and what is happening in the near future?

Episode 6: 5G News & Hot Consumer Trends

December 13, 2018

What's hot in the latest 5G news? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the different aspects of the new generation of mobile network technology! In this sixth episode we talk about the latest 5G news - and that 5G is part of the 10 Hot Consumer Trends just released.

Episode 5: 5G Transport

December 7, 2018

What is 5G transport? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the different aspects of the new generation of mobile network technology! In this fifth episode we take a deep-dive into the world of transport networks and microwave backhaul.

Episode 4: 5G in Ericsson Mobility Report

November 30, 2018

What are the predictions about 5G in Ericsson Mobility Report? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling talk you through how the new generation of mobile network technology is developing from now until 2024 – we’ve had a look at the forecasts in Ericsson Mobility Report together with Mr Mobility Report himself - Patrik Cerwall.

Episode 3: 5G Spectrum

November 27, 2018

What is 5G Spectrum? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the different aspects of the new generation of mobile network technology! In this third episode we make a deep dive into what 5G spectrum is – and we have our first podcast interview with Sibel Tombaz!

Episode 2: What is not 5G?

November 15, 2018

What is not 5G? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the G's that were not 5G in this episode about the previous generations of mobile technology.

Episode 1: What is 5G?

November 8, 2018

What is 5G really? Let Ericsson's Janina Hedberg and Paul Cowling take you through the different aspects of the new generation of mobile network technology! In this first episode we skim the surface and ask the question: What is 5G?