This creates stable and easy migration paths for service providers. According to Ericsson they need: AI-powered easy operations; transparency and easy access to network knowledge and insights; and service continuity enabled by self-healing networks. Both Network Intelligence and Omni Network Channel form part of Ericsson’s Network Services offering. The workspace enhances network performance and consumer satisfaction through faster resolution of both the communications service provider and Ericsson operations’ issues. Launched in 1993, this leading industry title provides practical advice, expert opinion and commentary, and insightful, informative, truly authoritative editorial. In terms of take up, he said much depends on consumer pricing and what the MNOs will charge subscribers and what service bundles are offered. Telia and Ericsson switched on Estonia’s first commercial 5G network, powered by Ericsson 5G technology including Ericsson Radio System products and solutions and using hardware produced in Estonia. They employ “AI, automation and predictive analytics to address the complex reality faced by communications service providers: exponential data growth; and the continuous introduction of new technologies such as 5G, digital transformation, and scattered information sources and insights”. EE 5G launch date: May 30, 2019 EE 5G UK towns and cities: 112 EE 5G phones: 12 EE 5G locations. The Ericsson Radio System provides solutions for almost every network scenario and end-user need. AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations Finally, Ericsson also launched AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations - a new energy management solution that leverages artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to optimise energy consumption across network infrastructure for communications service providers. The Ericsson Communication Accelerator is designed to enable fast delivery of advanced mobile business communication services to the market. Ericsson Radio System Hardware, software, and related services to build modular and scalable radio access networks. Ericsson currently has 24 live 5G networks and 81 commercial agreements signed. Cutting-edge network infrastructure that meets today’s needs and future growth. Jonas Akeson, Head of AI & Automation, Business Area Managed Services, said that Ericsson’s AI by Design solutions will help operators save energy and enable more efficient operations by providing the ability to shut down and put to sleep base stations based on predictive patterns, predictive battery autonomy and by enabling power failure predictions. Hardware, software, and related services to build modular and scalable radio access networks. Modern Slavery Statement | Privacy | Legal | © Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson 1994-2021, Redefine customer experience in real time, Welcome to your worldwide network evolution. Half of all consumers are apparently willing to pay 20% more for 5G over 4G and Jejdling reported that almost two thirds of operators are positioning 5G as a high-end or exclusive service. The service prevents critical outages and delivers the network stability needed for service continuity and optimal end-to-end performance. Telstra in Australia went live in April 2019, quickly followed by all three Korean MNOs and Vodafone in various European countries. and Conditions. And 45% will be 4G subscribers. 5G carrier aggregation will be a key technology for extending the coverage of mid-band and high-band 5G in addition to enabling faster data … They also include the cloud-native capabilities of Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G core network. There was also a new Radio Dot product and some new products for the Ericsson Radio System. In terms of take up, he said much depends on consumer pricing and what the MNOs will charge subscribers and what service bundles are offered. We make it simple to identify the coverage, capacity and compact needs for your network on your 5G journey. The 5G network will operate on Singtel’s 3.5 GHz and 28 GHz spectrum bands, spanning outdoor and indoor 5G coverage. Big Interview: Corning's Michelle Engarto, Cellular infrastructure announcements around MWC. Ericsson pointed out that today, energy consumption ranges from 20 to 40 percent of a site operation OPEX annually. The solution is designed to decrease OPEX and CO2 emissions for communications service providers. Thailand, Jan 10, 2020 /LTEto5G/ — dtac has selected Ericsson 5G RAN products and solutions from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio, including Ericsson Spectrum Sharing, to power dtac 5G services in the Bangkok Metropolitan area, the central plains and the eastern economic and industrial region of Thailand. Telstra in Australia went live in April 2019, quickly followed by all three Korean MNOs and Vodafone in various European countries. Products include the RAN macro sector 6313 passive + active antenna; the Air 3228 dual band Massive MIMO - (two bands using Massive MIMO); and the AIR 3278 300 MHz bandwidth on 5G carriers. Its portfolio includes products in the areas of radio, RAN Compute, site solutions, MINI-LINK for microwave transmission, a fully-integrated IP router portfolio, and fronthaul solutions – all managed by a common management system. The company described Network Intelligence as an AI-driven preemptive support service that allows issues to be identified and resolved before they impact network performance. Be amongst the first to market with 5G. Setting the scene, Fredrik Jejdling, Executive VP and Head of Business Area Networks, said that 2019 was the year in which 5G was introduced and now the main effort in 2020 is how to scale it up. Ericsson’s 5G products and solutions will help Ooredoo launch new functionalities with faster time-to-market. Eighty to 90 percent of MNOs have physical probes in their infrastructure, which is expensive. In a statement, Ericsson said the five-year-long partnership will let Ooredoo use its 5G radio, core and transport products and services, a move it said would open the door for end-to-end 5G support “to digitally transform and modernise” Ooredoo’s mobile networks. This, says Ericsson, will enable end-to-end 5G support to digitally transform and modernize Ooredoo’s existing mobile networks across its operating companies. The solution is delivered as-a-service for scale and reduced time to market, as well as for security and quality of service control. TCO savings can be as high as 30% or more, Ericsson claimed, compared with using virtual machines. Jejdling estimates we will see 100 million 5G subscriptions by the end of 2020 with 20 to 25 percent of MNOs launching 5G this year. According to the Ericsson Mobility Report, there will be 3.5 billion 5G subscribers alone by 2026, which is 40% of all users globally. “We now have 5G networks across three continents and across three spectrum bands all at the same time, which puts a lot of pressure on us, hence there is a lot of investment this year.”. Ooredoo Group and Ericsson have signed a global frame agreement for the supply of 5G radio, core and transport products and solutions, as well as related implementation and integration services. By eliminating the virtualisation layer from the cloud infrastructure, complexity is reduced, and service providers benefit from improved hardware efficiency and performance. The two-way radio industry recruitment challenge. AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations. While the rate of growth is much higher for 5G, there will be more 4G subscribers globally by 2026. The eSIM solution offers remote provisioning of user profiles and device management, key functions that enable communication service providers (CSPs) to manage user profiles in a more flexible way. It has launched: the Dot 4475, a tri-band Radio Dot (8T8R) supporting multi-band, multi-operator deployments; a new fibre solution for increased backhaul flexibility – the Hybrid Fiber IRU 1649 and the RFX 1110 (remote RFX module); and the IRU 8848 to support combined 4G and 5G deployments.These new solutions will be generally available in the second half of 2020. In the Czech Republic, Ericsson and wholesale telecom infrastructure company, CETIN, signed a five-year contract to bring 5G to the nation. The Ericsson Communication Accelerator is designed to enable fast delivery of advanced mobile business communication services to the market. At present, most 5G use cases relate to faster broadband for consumers, but newer uses cases will start to come in later in the year. The company described Network Intelligence as an AI-driven preemptive support service that allows issues to be identified and resolved before they impact network performance. The service prevents critical outages and delivers the network stability needed for service continuity and optimal end-to-end performance. It uses AI and data analytics to optimise energy efficiency and maximise site availability. “You can also embed EMCA RAN processing to provide one touch RAN management between network and transport to provide a lot of flexibility in how you build a cell site,” said Hammarwall. Ericsson has therefore strengthened its 5G platform with new solutions, which will help service providers get to market faster, thereby enabling them to capitalise on new services. By eliminating the virtualisation layer from the cloud infrastructure, complexity is reduced, and service providers benefit from improved hardware efficiency and performance. Secure a smooth, fast and agile introduction of 5G, to reduce cost per gigabyte for your mobile broadband business and enabling industry digitalization for growth. Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will enable dtac to dynamically share 4G and 5G … Finally, Ericsson also launched AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations - a new energy management solution that leverages artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to optimise energy consumption across network infrastructure for communications service providers. The solution is designed to decrease OPEX and CO2 emissions for communications service providers. Omni Network Channel is a unified digital workspace for interaction between the communications service provider and Ericsson, providing easy navigation, self-help and smooth collaboration. Ericsson also launched its fully-automated eSIM solution. Ooredoo and Ericsson joined forces in modernising the operator’s networks across its portfolio. Ericsson’s 5G deployment includes 5G NSA, 5G SA, and Ericsson spectrum sharing technology. It is now introducing its 3-in-1 converged Router 6673, which unites what were three previously separate elements: CPRI multiplexer; coloured optics; and the cell site router. Ericsson Cloud Native Infrastructure is designed to radically simplify the infrastructure for automated deployments across central and edge sites. 5G Core leveraging new Cloud Native Infrastructure Ericsson is introducing containers on a bare metal cloud infrastructure solution to better support the deployment of cloud native applications, such as 5G Core. Good user experience of the services requires management of both devices and network elements, according to Ericsson. Ericsson said its research shows that Network Intelligence reduces critical incidents by up to 35 percent by carrying out selective data collection, and automatically resolves issues within an average of five minutes from data collection. Setting the scene, Fredrik Jejdling, Executive VP and Head of Business Area Networks, said that 2019 was the year in which 5G was introduced and now the main effort in 2020 is how to scale it up. Nello Califano, Head of Strategy & Portfolio Management, said: “We are really listening to the customer to try to solve problems in operational flow.” He observed that while 5G brings a lot of benefits, as it enables MNOs to use their assets in a better way, such as network slicing, from an operational point of view it is a huge challenge to manage the whole multi-vendor environment.