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Ericsson demonstrates transformation to smart cities at LTE MENA 2014
8th May 2014
How will people’s lives in the smart city look like? What technologies will power the transformation to the Networked Society in the region? As a leading provider of LTE technology, Ericsson will participate in the upcoming LTE MENA 2014 event, to be held from May 11-13 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
At Ericsson’s booth in LTE MENA 2014, the routes to Future Smart Cities are expected to be key discussion topics for the experts in attendance, as the company will demonstrate to visitors the interesting journey towards smart city life, through functions powered by connectivity – such as M2M (Machine to Machine) demo focusing on industry transformation, expected to be the highest growth area in the wireless arena in the next decade.
“We are glad to participate again in LTE MENA in its fourth consecutive year, to showcase our combined technology and services leadership. This year, we are guiding the visitors into the smart city life by showing how the Networked Society comes to life, what it will mean for the industry and how it will enable our customers to capture growth opportunities,” said Anders Lindblad, President of Ericsson Region Middle East.
Ericsson has 191,000 LTE RBS in Commercial Operation globally; 150 Commercial LTE RAN Contracts globally in 65 countries, and already more than 10 LTE contracts in the GCC region only.
Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society – a world leader in communications technology and services. Our long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, businesses and societies to fulfil their potential and create a more sustainable future.
Our services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud – are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.
With more than 110,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions – and our customers – stay in front.
Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2013 were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 34.9 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.
Ericsson External Communications, Region Middle East
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