Companies slow to develop mobile apps

2014-11-24 12:27

Slow deployment of mobile applications present a real risk to companies as they ignore the move toward mobile at their peril, new research shows.

Super high speed mobile network launched

2014-08-20 14:29

Singapore has become the first country to have access to the highest speed mobile broadband available with the commercial launch of a 4G LTE-Advanced network.

Digital warrior battles in Kenya

2014-07-11 21:08

The Nigerian creator of a new mobile phone game called Afro Fighters hopes his game will soon rival more popular and well-known ones.

Online video conferencing set to spike

2014-06-10 09:30

Online video will soon become the preferred method of communication for businesses as it allows for more efficient collaboration.

SA students score at international app contest

2014-05-22 11:29

A South African team of students has won an international competition aimed at developing a networked society and sponsored by global communications giant, Ericsson.

SA computer students excel internationally

2014-04-14 14:53

Two computer students at Stellenbosch University have made it to the final round of an international competition.

Ericsson returns to profits amid weak sales

2014-01-30 18:00

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson said Thursday it doubled profits in 2013 despite sluggish sales and a weak fourth quarter.

5.6 billion Smartphones by 2019

2013-11-11 19:31

A forecast by Ericsson sees global smartphones tripling to 5.6 billion by 2019.

Ericsson sales hit by 'currency headwind'

2013-10-24 15:13

Ericsson has reported a drop in third-quarter sales, as activity in North America and Japan weakened and the company suffered from the strength of the local currency.

Ericsson profit falls amid restructuring

2013-04-24 16:21

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has posted a drop in first quarter profit, weighed down by restructuring costs.

ST-Ericsson to cut over 1 000 jobs

2013-03-18 12:16

ST-Ericsson, the mobile technology venture between Ericsson and STMicroelectronics, says it will axe 1 600 jobs globally after splitting the operation.

Ericsson sues Samsung over patents

2012-11-27 14:58

Ericsson says it is suing Samsung Electronics for patent infringement after two years of talks failed to yield a license agreement.

Bharti in African services deal

2011-07-22 11:28

Global telecommunications firm Bharti Airtel will work with Ericsson to upgrade its African network.

MTN tests faster network

2011-07-14 15:43

MTN has launched trials of a high-speed LTE network as it gears up to meet growing data demand from smartphone users.

Cellphone use tops 5 billion

2010-07-16 08:11

The number of mobile phones in use worldwide has topped five billion, boosted by soaring demand in emerging markets India and China.


Joburg tops Africa in Ericsson ICT city index

2014-11-11 11:51

But the telecoms equipment maker notes that the South African city lags other global hubs with a relatively weak overall score.

Ericsson reports profit leap

2014-07-18 19:08

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has announced a leap in its second-quarter profits, beating analyst expectations.

Huge mobile growth, 5G networks 'around the corner'

2014-07-04 12:29

Mobile data is expected to jump - but many could find the enormity of that jump difficult to comprehend.

Jaw-dropping data growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

2014-06-03 14:15

While it's no secret that data demand is driving internet access, the rate at which Sub-Saharan Africa is growing is jaw-dropping.

Ericsson posts strong quarterly profit

2014-04-23 17:49

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson announced a sharp rise in its first quarter net profit despite falling sales.

Ericsson bets on 3G in Africa telecoms

2014-02-19 11:58

The world's top mobile infrastructure supplier Ericsson is betting that the fast-growing African mobile broadband market will remain dominated by 3G.

Ericsson, Samsung settle patent dispute

2014-01-27 15:15

Ericsson and Samsung have agreed to drop a long-running dispute over patents.

Mobile to connect the world, Ericsson report finds

2013-11-11 12:01

Mobile subscriptions continue to grow at an exponential pace as the world pivots toward the technology a report has shown.

Ericsson reports rise in profit

2013-07-18 11:42

Ericsson has recorded a jump of 26% in quarterly profit, despite stagnant sales, the company says.

Ericsson set to take over Microsoft unit

2013-04-08 18:30

Ericsson says it has agreed to buy Microsoft's Internet television business for an undisclosed sum and expects revenue to grow from $32bn to $45bn in two years.

Ericsson sees network growth

2013-01-31 18:56

Ericsson say it is optimistic about the year ahead as more operators boost network capacity to meet growing demand for video streaming services such as YouTube.

Global mobile data traffic doubles

2012-11-21 17:26

The amount of data used by mobile devices has doubled over the past year, boosted by growth in video streaming services, according to a study released by Ericsson.

MTN tests faster network

2011-07-14 15:43

MTN has launched trials of a high-speed LTE network as it gears up to meet growing data demand from smartphone users.

Recession hits smart phone makers

2010-08-21 20:29

The seemingly recession-proof smart phone is suffering from a side effect of the rough economy as manufacturers fail to build enough of the gadgets because of a chip shortage.

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