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Ericsson News Podcast
13 minutes | 2 months ago
2020: a year of connectivity in review
Over the course of this year, we have talked to many of Ericsson’s experts and leaders about connectivity and the impact that global pandemic is having on business, technology and society. For this final episode of 2020, we are revisiting some of those conversations - about how our industry and the world has changed.
16 minutes | 3 months ago
50 years of innovation
A lot can happen in 50 years. In this episode of the Ericsson News Podcast, we are speaking with Anders Fagerholt, an Ericsson engineer who has worked for the company since 1973 and has seen, firsthand, nearly every generation of communications technology of the past five decades.
15 minutes | 4 months ago
The 5G journey towards open, virtual networks
The massive growth of 5G is creating a range of new enterprise and consumer applications but is also demanding new levels of flexibility in mobile networks. In this episode of the Ericsson News Podcast, we're speaking with Per Narvinger, Head of Product Area Networks, about Ericsson’s new Cloud RAN offering which is enabling an agile approach to designing, scaling and deploying mobile networks.
17 minutes | 5 months ago
Ericsson's CTO on future network trends
In order to plan for business and technology development, it's imperative to understand what the future might look like. In this episode of the News Podcast, Ericsson's CTO, Erik Ekudden, shares his vision for the future of network platforms and what he believes is driving change in the technology industry.
14 minutes | 6 months ago
Accelerating school internet connectivity
Ericsson is partnering with UNICEF in the world’s largest initiative to identify school connectivity gaps, contributing to a future where every young person has access to information, opportunity, and choice. In this episode we are speaking with Heather Johnson, Head Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Ericsson and Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Deputy Executive Director for Partnerships at UNICEF - about what these partners are doing to further enable access, quality, and inclusion in education.
13 minutes | 6 months ago
100 5G agreements - now what?
Ericsson has now signed its 100th commercial 5G agreement adding to a list of more than 40 live commercial networks across four continents. In this Ericsson News Podcast, we are talking with Peter Linder, 5G evangelist and Head of 5G marketing for Ericsson in North America, about the significance of this milestone and how we got to this point.
15 minutes | 8 months ago
Fighting systematic discrimination in the workplace
In the episode of the Ericsson News Podacst, we are speaking with Selina Millstam, Head of Global Talent Management at Ericsson about what corporations like Ericsson can do to support the social justice movement and create positive change over the long-term. Ericsson is committed to treating all employees with respect and dignity. All kinds of discrimination based on partiality or prejudice is prohibited. This includes discrimination based on, but not limited to, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law, as applicable and/or Ericsson’s policies.
12 minutes | 9 months ago
CEO Ekholm discusses the new normal of working remote
At Ericsson we transitioned to working from home already in the beginning of March of this year and today we have approximately 85,000 colleagues routinely working from home. This has become the new normal – a new way of working and collaborating that has required a lot more from all of us. In this episode of the Ericsson News Podcast, CEO, Börje Ekholm, talks about how we are responding to the new social reality of working from home as well as how strong and reliable communication networks are more important than ever.
14 minutes | 9 months ago
Keeping networks running during COVID-19, Part 3
With so many people in isolation right now, the spotlight has turned to the national communications infrastructure that we rely on for everything from checking in with family, to sending information between emergency and utility services. In part three of our Keeping the Networks running series, we are talking with Neil Easter, a lead engineer in the UK, about the unique circumstances he faces maintaining and optimizing mobile networks throughout the country.
9 minutes | 10 months ago
Keeping networks running during COVID-19, Part 1
Mobile networks are increasingly recognized as essential infrastructure and Ericsson engineers and field staff are part of critical teams that are deployed during a crisis. So even when a country goes into lockdown, our engineers are still out there and active keeping the networks up and running. For the next three episodes we are speaking with Ericsson engineers in different parts of the world about how their work has changed in the wake of COVID-19. Part one of the series: A conversation with Kris Lewis, Implementation Manager at Ericsson North America
9 minutes | 10 months ago
Keeping networks running during COVID-19, Part 2
Even during Malaysia's lockdown, network engineers, considered essential workers by the government, continue their work to maintain the country's mobile networks. In part two of our Keeping the Networks Running series, we are speaking with Terwinder Singh, a field engineer in Kuala Lumpur, about the challenges of maintaining the country’s telecommunications infrastructure during the COVID-19 crisis.
17 minutes | 10 months ago
The 'corona effect' on network traffic
Around the world, people have had to fundamentally change their daily lives because of the coronavirus. With increasing restrictions on personal mobility, voice and data traffic in the networks has shifted from city centers and business parks to suburban and residential areas. In this episode we are speaking with Stevan Filipovic, Head of Technology Leadership at Ericsson’s Managed Services business unit about the impact on networks and how these networks are coping.
13 minutes | a year ago
Update on Ericsson's response to the coronavirus
In the episode, we talk to Stella Medlicott, Head of Marketing & Corporate Relations at Ericsson, about the precautionary measures Ericsson has taken to minimize the impact on the company’s operations, ensure the health and safety of employees, and prevent further spread of the coronavirus.
11 minutes | a year ago
Breaking the energy curve
A new report by Ericsson answers the question about whether it is possible to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in networks while meeting the demands of massive data traffic growth. Mats Pellbäck Scharp, Head of Sustainability, talks to us about a the new report, 'Breaking the Energy Curve' in the latest episode of the Ericsson News Podcast.
11 minutes | a year ago
A guide to your digital carbon footprint
Quantifying the footprint of our digital lives is not rocket science but it demands an understanding of the technology, its development and usage. Ericsson IndustryLab’s latest report, ‘A quick guide to your digital carbon footprint’, deconstructs ICT’s carbon emissions and shows you everything you need to know about the climate impacts of our digital lives. https://www.ericsson.com/en/reports-and-papers/industrylab/reports/a-quick-guide-to-your-digital-carbon-footprint
15 minutes | a year ago
Joining forces with Microsoft for the next generation of connected cars
The automotive industry is going through a perfect storm of massive disruption. Automotive and transportation are converging and digital transformation is acting as both a disrupter and a solution. To address these challenges, Ericsson and Microsoft are combining connected vehicle expertise to offer a powerful new integrated connected vehicle solution.
7 minutes | 2 years ago
ConsumerLab explores the highs and lows of social media usage
Despite the negativity created by recent privacy scandals, social media usage is still on the rise. Social media platforms are witnessing an increase in users, and in the average amount of time those users spend on it.
9 minutes | 3 years ago
10 hot consumer trends for 2018 and beyond
Welcome back to the Ericsson News Podcast. The theme for this year’s 10 Hot Consumer trends from Ericsson ConsumerLab is how all technology is becoming more human. In this episode, Head of Ericsson ConsumerLab, Pernilla Jonsson and Head of Research at ConsumerLab, Michael Björn and share their thoughts on several of the trends from this year’s report.
5 minutes | 3 years ago
The next industrial revolution
With technologies like 5G and the Internet of Things, factories now have the possibility to create a web of machines and people that can instantaneously collect, analyze and distribute real-time data. In this podcast, we’re talking about smart factories, and how wireless technologies are helping to customize production and maximize output.
13 minutes | 3 years ago
Making waves with 5G
This podcast comes to us from one of fellow news teams at Ericsson and explores how 5G is making waves both inside and outside of the company. During the program we here from Peter Marshall, Principal 5G Lead for King’s College London, Erik Josefsson, Head of Advanced Industries, and Sara Mazur, Head of Ericsson Research.
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