MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. has begun trials with Ericsson to demonstrate the ability to provide live Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) video contribution over MEASAT’s satellite network. As UHDTV gains momentum and operators explore how it can become part of the future roadmap, there remains the challenge of enabling necessary workflows through the entire [...]
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The new edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report (June 2013) reveals that mobile-data traffic will continue to grow significantly in the coming years, a trend driven mainly by video. Overall data traffic is expected to grow 12-fold by the end of 2018. Ericsson said that the increasing usage is driven by continual growth in the [...]
Malaysian operator DiGi Telecommunications has selected Ericsson to implement the Device Connection Platform, delivered as a service by Ericsson. The solution will provide DiGi and its enterprise customers with everything they need to deploy, manage and monetize millions of machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer-electronics devices. A managed connectivity platform, the Ericsson Device Connection Platform is a [...]
MalaysianWireless met with Ericsson Malaysia recently and we asked them 6 questions. Two people from Ericsson was kind enough to reply, they are Todd Ashton (President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka) & Petra Schirren, (Head of Engagement Practice – Mobile Broadband, Ericsson South East Asia & Oceania). [Todd Ashton, President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka [...]
Volvo Car Group will use Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud in order to allow drivers, passengers and the car to connect to services available in the cloud. Drivers and passengers will be able to access applications for information, navigation, and entertainment from a screen in the car. At the same time, Volvo Cars will be able [...]
As 2012 draws to a close, Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified the hottest consumer trends for 2013 and beyond. 10 hottest consumer trends for 2013 below:
Consumers in high-speed trains around the world need reliable 4G connections without any interruptions and Ericsson needs to make sure its network equipment supports this requirement. With that in mind, Ericsson tested LTE/4G on board of a jet plane flying 700km/h. Check out the video below:
Nokia Siemens Network(NSN), the second largest mobile equipment maker in the world is about to cut 4,100 job in its home countries, including some 2,900 jobs in Germany and 1,200 in Finland. The job cuts is part of its restructuring plans announced last November where it will lay off 17,000 jobs globally, or 23% of [...]
On November 23rd, Nokia Siemens Networks announced a major company reorganization that would primarily focus the company on mobile networks. As part of this new focus, the vendor said it would be shedding those assets that don’t fit with its long-term strategic plans. NSN’s WiMAX assets, which it acquired from Motorola earlier in the year, [...]
Nokia Siemens Networks(NSN) recently said that it will cut 17,000 jobs globally, or 23% of its work force of 74,000, to save €1 billion ($1.35 billion) in annual costs by 2013. NSN said it will focus on mobile broadband and services, and aims to divest or “manage for value” units that aren’t central to its [...]
Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd (Maxis) and U Mobile Sdn Bhd (U Mobile) have entered into a multi-billion ringgit agreement to share Maxis’ 3G radio access networks (RAN) with U Mobile. The agreement will be for an initial period of 10 years. (From L to R– Mark Dioguardi, CTO Maxis Berhad, Sandip Das, CEO of Maxis [...]
Ericsson has announced the appointment of Janne Laitala as President of Ericsson Malaysia & Sri Lanka. Laitala will be responsible for developing and strengthening Ericsson’s business in the country, and will lead a team of approximately 700 employees in Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Prior to this position, Laitala was the President of Ericsson Finland, and [...]
Nokia Siemens has announced Liquid Net, a new approach in handling wireless data traffic. Liquid Net allows current wireless broadband networks to automatically adjust to demand by utilizing spare capacity and can boost the traffic handling ability of base stations by 10%, according to Phil Twist, head of marketing at NSN’s network systems division. Basically, [...]
U Mobile last month announced the deployment of its HSPA+(42Mbps) network in Johor Bahru. The mobile operator now has recently completed its network upgrade in the Klang Valley to support the new speed. The U Mobile 3G network in the Klang Valley is now HSPA+ enabled and offers broadband speeds up to 42Mbps.
GSM(Global System for Mobile Communications) network are protected by a 20-year old security algorithm known as A5/1 which is no longer secure. Recently, the same researcher who revealed the weakness in GSM network claims that the encryption in GPRS is no longer secure as well. Karsten Nohl, chief scientist of Berlin-based Security Research Labs, will [...]