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Monthly: April 2015

Right now the mobile industry is very busy planning for 5G, the next step in the evolution of mobile communication that should provide state-of-the-art connectivity beyond 2020. 5G will be a key component of the Networked Society, and it will help us realize our vision of essentially unlimited access to information and sharing of data….

Next year in Quito, Ecuador, the United Nations will hold its third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, also known as Habitat III. Habitat II was held 19 years ago, in 1996, in Istanbul, and Habitat I was held 1976.

This week I had the pleasure to co-host the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) Scandinavian Business Consultation on behalf of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), a long time Ericsson partner, as you can see in this video from last year.

Some 65 million girls around the world do not have an opportunity to learn. There are many reasons why their access to education is limited, including limited access to teachers, schools and learning resources. However, we know that educated girls and women are healthier, have the skills to make choices over their own future and….

Earth Hour 2015 took place on Saturday, March 28, between 8:30 and 9:30 pm local time around the world. The tagline for the global campaign was “Change Climate Change,” returning to the movement’s original focus to initiate citizen action on global warming. A day before the event, over 170 countries and territories had confirmed their….

Editor’s note: Today we are happy to feature a guest post from Sam Saba, President, Ericsson, South East Asia & Oceania, in conjunction with the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2015 in Jakarta on April 19-21. When it comes to speed of adoption, nothing quite compares to how quickly Southeast Asian countries’ mobile penetration….