US Government Considering A Stake In Nokia, Ericsson
With the US government seemingly not wanting anything to do with Huawei and its 5G equipment and technology, this means that they will need to look for other companies to fill that void. In fact, according to US Attorney General William Barr, he has floated the idea that the US government should invest in a stake in other companies in the 5G race.
Apple & Ericsson Finally Agree On A Patent Deal
If you guys can recall, earlier this year there was a bit of legal drama between Apple and Ericsson. Basically Ericsson claimed that Apple had infringed upon their patent, and Apple said that they didn’t. This has been going on for a while now but it looks like both companies can conclude 2015 on a happy note.Both Apple and Ericsson have finally agreed on a patent deal. Essentially this puts […]
L.A. Getting New LED Street Lights With 4G LTE Technology
Los Angeles is one of the biggest and most vibrant cities on this planet so it’s perfect for a project of this nature. Philips has announced that it will be deploying 100 Philips SmartPoles in the city of Angels, the poles have connected LED street lighting and they also double as wireless sites for 4G LTE services which will improve access to connectivity in this dense urban area.Philips is providing the […]
70% Of The World Will Be Using Smartphones By 2020
Taking a look in developed countries, you will see smartphones being used everywhere. It has become a rather common sight. However if you were to travel to developing nations where the majority of the population is struggling financially and the country’s telecommunications infrastructure is weak, smartphones are probably pretty rare.That being said as smartphones become cheaper and as technology advances, thanks to efforts by the likes of Facebook and Google […]
Ericsson Brings Apple To Court In New Lawsuit
When you talk about Ericsson, you know that you are dealing with a pioneer in mobile phones, and this company has since been transformed to become the world’s largest maker of wireless networks. In fact, Ericsson has just filed seven (yes, count them!) new lawsuits in a U.S. court, where they are requesting the U.S. International Trade Commission to block Apple products from the U.S. market.
Ericsson And Apple To Battle It Out In Court
Ericsson has tangled with Samsung in the courtroom before, and the legal battles between Samsung and Apple are well documented. Having said that, it seems as though we are going to see another courtroom battle fought out – this time with Ericsson and Apple being the two “contestants”, so to speak. Ericsson’s main complaint would be on Apple’s use of its technology in their range of iPhones.
Samsung Signs Cross-Licensing Deal With Ericsson
Back in 2012, Ericsson filed a lawsuit against Samsung claiming patent infringement. This lawsuit was then followed up by a request for an import ban against Samsung’s products, adding more legal trouble for Samsung who was at that time battling against Apple as well. While Apple and Samsung have yet to work out their differences, it looks like Samsung and Ericsson have as the South Korean tech giant has announced […]
Microsoft Focuses On Xbox With Mediaroom IPTV Sale To Ericsson
It looks as though Microsoft will be betting big on its Xbox division to hopefully take over the living room of millions around the world as the company announced it will be selling its Mediaroom IPTV business to Ericsson.Microsoft called the acquisition of its Mediaroom IPTV business to Ericsson as “mutually beneficial and strategically aligned for both parties”. The purchase will make Ericsson the leading provider of IPTV as the […]
Ericsson seeks a US import ban on Samsung products
A week ago we reported that Ericsson was suing Samsung in the US over alleged patent infringement, and now unsurprisingly the Swedish company has reached out to the US ITC and are seeking a US import ban on Samsung’s products. According to Ericsson, the ban will cover Samsung’s mobile phones, tablets, televisions and media players that supposedly infringe upon one or more of the company’s patents. Ericsson is also arguing […]
Ericsson files lawsuit against Samsung in the US citing alleged patent infringement
When it comes to lawsuits against Samsung, it looks like Apple isn’t the only one after the Korean company for alleged patent infringements. Ericsson has recently filed a lawsuit against Samsung in the US for alleged patent infringement, which seemingly could have been avoided had Ericsson and Samsung manage to arrive at successful negotiations regarding the renewal of a FRAND patent licensing agreement. While the specifics of the patents involved […]
Ericsson’s Connected Me concept could turn you into a human USB
Imagine being able to transmit information, images and codes by simply touching an object. The ability to transfer data through touch represents ultimate convenience and secure connectivity. That’s exactly what Ericsson is trying to prove through its Connected Me concept. Ericsson has already introduced the Connected Me concept at the CES in January this year. At CTIA Wireless show this week, the company showed it again but was largely unnoticed. […]
Ericsson launches LTE-capable ECW gateway
Ericsson is now offering a new product called ECW or Ericsson Converged Workspace for its business customers. The LTE-capable device, or “box” as they would call it, uses the LTE network of Verizon Wireless and it supports multiple Internet connections including LAN, Wi-Fi, routing services, PBX functionality and voice calls over either a cellular or Internet connection. Ericsson claims that the device can be set up in just a few […]
T-Mobile gears up for LTE next year, partners with Ericsson for network transformation
We already know that T-Mobile will go for LTE next year. We even got a word that its LTE network might be accompanied by HSPA+ 84. But the official details are finally coming in. In a press release today, Ericsson, the Swedish telecommunications company, announced that it has been chosen by T-Mobile to work on T-Mo’s $4 billion network transformation with plans to launch its own LTE next year. T-Mobile will be […]
Sony Ericsson is now just Sony
I guess Ericsson has had enough of their partnership with Sony that does not seem to go anywhere where smartphones and feature phones are concerned, and this has caused Sony to seize the opportunity to purchase Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson. This in effect would turn Sony Ericsson into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony, where it will be integrated into Sony’s broad platform of network-connected consumer electronics products. Do you […]
Sony to buy Ericsson's stake in Sony Ericsson joint venture?
With Sony foraying into the tablet scene with the Tablet P and Tablet S offerings, we’re sure that some were probably wondering when they would start putting out their own phones. Granted that Sony Ericsson is a joint venture between Sony and Ericsson, it appears that Sony is close to closing a deal that would buy out Ericsson’s stake in their mobile phone joint venture.
Ericsson achieves 1Gbps speeds with LTE Advanced
It goes without saying that the next evolutionary step for mobile networks to take would be speed – that had always been on the agenda right from the get go. Remember the early days of WAP pages on your feature phone connected at GPRS speeds? Well, just when you thought that EDGE was extremely fast, along came 3G connectivity. After that, we have 4G and LTE networks, and Ericsson’s latest […]
448Gbps a possibility in the future
We have seen the future, and it is not the number of the beast that will feature prominently – instead, it will be 448Gbps that will be lingering on everyone’s lips. After all, this new benchmark is extremely impressive, since it was actually achieved using commercial fiber hardware that is readily available, thanks to the efforts of a few teams of researchers. Among them are the Sant’Anna School of Advanced […]
Sony Ericsson LiveView 1.3-inch Android Accessory
Too lazy to whip out your Android-powered phone every time it buzzes in your pocket? Maybe the LiveView Android accessory from Sony Ericsson might be what you’ve been looking for. This tiny device sports a small 1.3-inch OLED display and can be worn like a watch on your wrist, similar to the new iPod nano. It’s capable of communicating with Android 2.x devices and will function similar to a desktop […]
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Goes On Sale At AT&T For $149.99
You might have been waiting for it since it was introduced some time back, but if you’ve been patient, you’ll now be able to pick up the Android-powered Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 from AT&T. At $149.99 on a two-year contract, it shouldn’t break the bank, which is good news for folks who are on a tight budget. The major downer is that it’ll be powered by the incredibly old Android […]
Sony Ericsson Unveils Its VH410 And VH110 GreenHeart Bluetooth Headsets
Sony Ericsson has unveiled two new Bluetooth headsets for your consumption, namely the VH410 and VH110, making them the first products launched under Sony Ericsson’s new Extras Talk category. Both these Bluetooth headphones are made from recycled plastics and covered in water-based paint, allowing them to qualify for the company’s GreenHeart range of products. The VH110 offers up to 10-hours of talk time, though the VH410 has the added features […]