Profile: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC.O)
26 May 2017
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Ericsson) provides infrastructure, services and software to the telecommunication industry and other sectors. The Company's segments include Networks, IT & Cloud and Media. The Company operates in various geographical areas, including North America, Latin America, Northern Europe and Central Asia, Western and Central Europe, Mediterranean, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, India, North East Asia, South East Asia and Oceania, and other.
The Networks segment consists of two business units: Network Products and Network Services. The overall focus is on evolving and managing access networks, including the development of hardware and software for radio access and transport networks. The Networks segment includes various generations of radio networks, as well as small cells and microwave products. Ericsson offers hardware and software both for radio access and transport. The Company also has a range of product-related services comprising design, optimization, network rollout and customer support. In addition, Ericsson provides managed services, which is a vendor agnostic service business that manages operator networks regardless of the equipment supplier. The Company operates and manages any network, or integrates any network technology, regardless of the equipment that is installed.
IT & Cloud
The IT & Cloud business includes two business units: IT & Cloud Products and IT & Cloud Services. The focus in IT & Cloud is to help telecom operators and selected enterprises through the digital transformations ahead. This is handled in three domains: Support Systems, Telecom core and information technology (IT) Cloud. Ericsson provides an end-to-end offering for communications services, including Internet protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) core, application servers, subscriber databases and mobile soft switch. Ericsson's Cloud Infrastructure offering entails software-defined data centers and hardware platforms, software-defined networks, open platform technologies and cloud management.
Ericsson develops and delivers software-based solutions for television and media, and combines a product portfolio that spans the television value chain, with systems integration and managed services. The portfolio includes compression, software and hardware-based video processing and storage, content publishing through set-top box or pure over-the-top (OTT), content delivery and analytics. Its services include broadcast playout, media management, captioning, content discovery and systems integration.
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
KISTA 164 40
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Ericsson wins mobile network order from 3 Scandinavia
- BRIEF-Heuveldop replaces Qureshi as Ericsson's head for North America
- Moody's downgrades Ericsson to junk status, shares fall
- Fitch Downgrades Ericsson to 'BBB', Outlook Negative
- Nokia outpaces Ericsson in first quarter as network market recovers