Tag archive: Ericsson

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Bloomberg – Ericsson CEO’s Do-List: Reality Check, Then Hard Decisions

On the horizon for Ericsson and Ekholm is the fifth-generation mobile-network technology that is currently under development, and to keep from slipping further, Ericsson will need to prove its capabilities in developing products for the new standard. However, large-scale commercial deployment of 5G networks isn’t expected until 2020 and even then, it may not provide […]
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Published January 31, 2017 in , , , .


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European Communications – Placeholder CEO or master of detail? Börje Ekholm needs to show he’s the right man to save Ericsson

Ericsson’s largest shareholders are family-controlled investment house Investor AB and asset manager AB Industrivärden. Both make a virtue of the fact they are long-term stewards of their investments. But Bengt Nordstrom, CEO at Northstream Consulting, thinks that Ekholm could be “the right person at the right time.” He believes that Ekholm is intelligent and analytical, […]
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Published January 31, 2017 in , , , .


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European Communications – 2017: Good news in store for content, G.fast, bad for Ericsson, security

Infrastructure vendors had a tough 2016. Ericsson in particular had a year to forget, with profit warnings, job cuts and the departure of CEO Hans Vestberg among the headlines. John Strand, CEO of Strand Consult, does not see it getting any better over the next 12 months. “Ericsson’s crisis is greater, deeper, and more extensive […]
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Published January 12, 2017 in , , , .


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Bloomberg – Future Holds Lean Times, Maybe IT Mergers for Nokia, Ericsson

Nokia Oyj and Ericsson AB need to get used to lean times as their phone carrier customers hold back on network investments while next-generation 5G wireless technology offers scant hope of a material spending boost, according to industry consultant Bengt Nordstrom. “Operator revenue trends are flat or negative, while many forecasters are still too optimistic,” Nordstrom, […]
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Published November 16, 2016 in , , , , , , .


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DN – Positiva reaktioner på Ericssons nye vd

Telekomkonsulten Bengt Nordström tycker det är positivt med vd-beskedet. – Jag är mest glad att Ericsson har hittat en ny vd, frågan var otroligt akut. Börje Ekholm känner jag inte närmare till, men det har förekommit väldigt många namn i spekulationerna och några av dem var genuint olämpliga. Så det är skönt att det inte […]
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Published October 31, 2016 in , , .