Ericsson

Apple is Countersuing Ericsson in 5G Patent Dispute

Apple has countersued Ericsson just days after the Swedish firm filed a complaint against the Cupertino company. Just days after Ericsson filed two lawsuits against Apple pertaining to the use of 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless technology, Apple has hit back with an ITC complaint against the company alleging a similar infringement, reads a new...

Ericsson Seeks Ban on Import of iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch in U.S.

Ericsson has just filed another complaint against Apple with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), seeking an import ban on 4G and 5G Apple products, including iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches, in the U.S. (via Foss Patents). Both companies have previously sued each other as negotiations failed over the renewal of a seven-year licensing...

Telus, Ericsson Accelerating Commercial 5G as Tests Hit Milestone

Telus and Ericsson announced on Wednesday both companies are moving quickly towards its goal of supporting commercial 5G applications. The companies announced they successfully conducted the "first multi-vendor network slicing proof of concept in a lab environment based on 3GPP Release 16 and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Layer 3 NW Yang Model (L3NM)."...

Eastlink Partners with Ericsson to Upgrade VoLTE Services in Canada

Ericsson has been selected by Eastlink as its core network supplier for VoLTE (voice-over-LTE) services in Canada. The partnership will allow the Canadian telecom to provide enhanced services, as well as creating the foundation for Wi-Fi calling and future 5G-capable services. The company's VoLTE solution is a completely integrated virtual IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) that...

SaskTel Selects Ericsson’s MediaFirst Platform for IPTV Offering

SaskTel has selected Ericsson's cloud-based MediaFirst platform to power its next-generation IPTV service that will debut in early 2018. MediaFirst, a multi-screen platform with personalization features, is being targeted to pay TV and OTT providers. SaskTel president and CEO Ron Styles noted in the announcement that using MediaFirst will also enable the company to expand...

Ericsson Signs New Patent Deal with Apple

Earlier this year, Ericsson filed patent infringement lawsuits against Apple in the U.S., U.K, and some other countries in Europe, after failing to reach an agreement with Apple on a global licence for its patents, making it of the biggest legal battles in mobile technology. Today, the Swedish mobile telecom gear maker has announced that it has signed a...

Monthly Smartphone Data Usage Predicted to Hit 22GB by 2021: Ericsson

With the availability of mobile broadband growing in the US and Canada, consumers are demanding consistent access to a variety of online services, which will push mobile data usage up by 40% annually by 2021, the latest Ericsson Mobility report says. After looking at mobile trends in North America, Ericsson found that mobile video consumption...

US ITC to Investigate Apple Over Ericsson Patent Infringement Complaints

The battle between Apple and Ericsson has reached an important milestone, as the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has agreed to look into the matter and launch an investigation into "certain wireless standard compliant electronic devices", which, in this case, are Apple's iPhones and iPads, as well as other cellular-enabled products that use the 2G GSM...