Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. Ericsson enables the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt, and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world.

In a world that is increasingly complex, Ericsson is on a quest for easy. Creating game changing technology that is easy to use, adapt and scale, enabling our customers to capture the full value of connectivity. Ericsson’s comprehensive portfolio ranges across Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services and Emerging Business; powered by 5G and IoT platforms. Research & Development (R&D) is at the heart of their business with approximately 24,000 employees. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next big thing with technology in focus. With more than 54,000 granted patents, they have one of the strongest intellectual property rights portfolios in the industry.

For 130 years, Ericsson has been instrumental in helping shape Australia, partnering with local telcos on innovative firsts and groundbreaking technology that have revolutionised the way people communicate. Ericsson began sales in Australia in 1890 through its agent C A Fahlstedt in Sydney. Telephone sales were very successful, and during the 1890s Australia became one of Ericsson’s largest markets outside Europe. In fact, in 1900, sales in Australia were greater than in Sweden.

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