Profile: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC.O)
29 Jul 2016
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Ericsson) is a global telecommunications operator. The Company offers hardware, software and services that drive development in mobility, broadband and the cloud, creating ecosystems across various industries. Ericsson's core businesses are Radio, Core and Transmission, and Telecom Services. Ericsson operates through three business segments: Networks, Global Services and Support Solutions. The Company has customers in over 180 countries. The Company's targeted areas include business support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS); industry and society; television and media, and Internet protocol (IP) and cloud. The Company operates in various geographical areas, including North America, Latin America, Northern Europe and Central Asia, Western and Central Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, India, North East Asia, South East Asia and Oceania, and others.
The Company's Networks segment delivers products and solutions for mobile and fixed communication, various generations of radio networks, IP and transmission networks, core networks and cloud. The offering includes radio access solutions that interconnect with devices, such as mobile phones, tablets and personal computers (PCs); IP routing and transport solutions based on the smart services routers, (the SSR 8000 family of products), Ericsson's IP network, as well as backhaul, including microwave (MINI-LINK) and optical transmission solutions for mobile and fixed networks; core networks are based on the Ericsson Blade Server platform and include solutions, such as IP multimedia subsystem (IMS), and a cloud platform that can handle various types of workloads for clouds, such as telecommunication cloud, information technology (IT) cloud and commercial cloud.
Global Services segment
Ericsson's Global Services segment delivers managed services, product-related services, consulting and systems integration services, as well as broadcast and media services. The offering includes Managed Services: services for designing, building, operating and managing the day-to-day operations of the customers' network or solution; maintenance; network sharing solutions, and plus shared solutions, such as hosting of platforms and applications. Ericsson also offers managed services of IT environments. It offers Product-related services: services to expand, upgrade, restructure or migrate networks; network-rollout services; customer support; network design, and optimization services. It also offers Consulting and Systems Integration, which includes technology and operational consulting; integration of multi-vendor equipment, design and integration of solutions and transforming programs. It also offers Broadcast Services: the services, which include responsibility for technical platforms and operational services related to television content management, playout and service provisioning. It offers industry and society with these types of services for industry-specific solutions, primarily in the areas of utilities, transport and public safety.
Support Solutions segment
The Company's Support Solutions segment provides software suites for operators. The offering includes Operations Support Systems, Business Support Systems, Television and Media Solutions, and mobile commerce (M-Commerce) solutions for money transfer. Its Operations Support Systems include service fulfillment and service assurance. Its Business Support Systems includes revenue management (prepaid, post-paid, convergent charging and billing), mediation and customer care solutions. Its Television and Media solutions include a suite of open, standards-based solutions and products for the creation, management and delivery of television on any device over any network, including a television platform for content creation, content management, on-demand video delivery, advanced video compression and video-optimized delivery network infrastructure. Its M-Commerce solutions for money transfer include payment transactions and services between mobile subscribers and operators or other service providers.
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
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