Three UK cuts energy usage with Ericsson’s AI-powered tech

Three UK has achieved a more sustainable network through the deployment of next-generation AI-powered hardware and software solutions from Ericsson.

Over the past 18 months, Three has worked with the Swedish telecoms giant on a network modernisation initiative aimed at boosting energy performance. The efforts combine Ericsson's industry-leading energy-efficient radios with cutting-edge AI and data analytics.

"Three UK's collaboration with Ericsson marks a milestone in...

AI-RAN Alliance aims to integrate AI into mobile networks

A new alliance announced during MWC could reshape the future of mobile networks and telecommunications by integrating AI into radio access networks (RAN).

The AI-RAN Alliance brings together tech giants like Amazon, Microsoft, NVIDIA, and Samsung, along with major telecom companies including Ericsson, Nokia, SoftBank, and T-Mobile.

The alliance's goals are using AI to enhance mobile network efficiency, reduce power consumption, retrofit existing infrastructure, and...

Vodafone Romania awards Ericsson major 5G RAN contract

Vodafone Romania has selected Ericsson as a key partner to upgrade its radio access network (RAN) infrastructure and roll out 5G technology across the country.

The six-year agreement will see Ericsson provide 5G RAN products and solutions to boost network speeds, reduce latency, and improve reliability for Vodafone customers.

Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will serve as Vodafone Romania's primary 5G RAN partner, deploying its cutting-edge technology to...

Ericsson, Qualcomm and BT conduct 5G SA network slicing trial

BT, Ericsson, and Qualcomm have successfully conducted a trial showcasing the capabilities of 5G Standalone (SA) network slicing.

The trial – conducted at Adastral Park, BT Group’s hub for research and innovation – demonstrated the potential for differentiated connectivity for both consumers and enterprises using Ericsson’s 5G Core and Radio Access Network technology, powered by devices equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy Mobile Platform.

Greg...

T-Mobile achieves first six-carrier 5G aggregation

T-Mobile has completed the world's first six-carrier aggregation call using sub-6 GHz spectrum on its live 5G production network.

Working alongside Ericsson and Qualcomm, T-Mobile combined six 5G component carriers to reach speeds above 3.6 Gbps—enough to download a two-hour high-definition film in under seven seconds.  

"We are thrilled to have achieved this milestone, which showcases the incredible speeds and performance our customers can expect from our...

AT&T plans most wireless traffic to flow across Open RAN by 2026

AT&T has unveiled plans to transition 70 percent of its wireless network traffic to open-capable platforms by late 2026.

The telecoms giant aims to fully integrate Open RAN sites in collaboration with industry leaders Ericsson and Fujitsu, starting as early as 2024. This departure from closed proprietary interfaces signifies a pivotal shift towards rapid scaling and effective management of diverse hardware suppliers at each cell site.

AT&T's timeline includes...

Ericsson: 20% of 5G users willing to pay extra for enhanced connectivity

In a study conducted by Ericsson ConsumerLab, it has been revealed that one in five 5G smartphone users are seeking differentiated 5G service experiences and are willing to pay a premium for enhanced connectivity.

The research, titled 5G value: Turning performance into value, indicates that these users – especially those engaging in demanding applications – are willing to pay communications service providers (CSPs) up to 11 percent more for value-added...

Vodafone and Ericsson trial 5G network slicing for mobile gaming

Vodafone and Ericsson have completed a live network trial at Coventry University showcasing the transformative capabilities of 5G Standalone network slicing for mobile gaming.

The trial leveraged the power of network slicing, a pivotal feature of 5G Standalone networks that enables the customisation of connectivity services for specific customers and use cases. 

Phil Patel, Group Director of Product and Services at Vodafone, said:

“5G Standalone aims to...

Ericsson achieves 5.7Gbps in world’s first 6CC data call

Ericsson has pushed the boundaries of 5G Carrier Aggregation by seamlessly integrating six component carriers (6CC) to achieve a record-breaking download speed of 5.7Gbps.

The groundbreaking data call was orchestrated through the harmonious convergence of three Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) bands with three Time Division Duplex (TDD) bands within the sub-6GHz spectrum range.

Sibel Tombaz, Head of Product Line 5G RAN at Ericsson Networks, said:

"We are...

Ericsson shareholders sue for millions over withheld report

A group of shareholders is taking legal action against Ericsson over its alleged failure to disclose vital information with regard to an internal investigation into its business practices in Iraq.

The shareholders are seeking damages of $175-$300 million over claims the failure resulted in significant financial losses for the shareholders. As of 4th August 2023, 37 claimants have filed their case against Ericsson and more are expected to follow.

The controversy began in...