Ericsson to acquire Vonage for USD 6.2 billion to spearhead the creation of a global network and communication platform for open innovation
Ericsson enters into agreement for USD 6.2 billion cash offer to acquire Vonage, a global provider of cloud-based communications, with unanimous approval of the Vonage Board of Directors. Acquisition underlines Ericsson strategy to expand its presence in wireless enterprise and broaden its global offerings.
• Ericsson Intelligent Automation Platform is an open service management and orchestration product that will help communications service providers optimize network performance, enable operational efficiency and deliver enhanced customer experience • Delivers service management and orchestration functionalities in line with Open RAN principles, taking automation forward with support for diverse vendors and multiple radio access network technologies • Enables ecosystem innovation through an open software development toolkit empowering CSPs and third parties to develop applications (rApps) with new services
On the basis of a public procurement tender “Platform for monitoring water quality in Hutovo blato protected area”, JP Elektroprivreda Hrvatske zajednice Herceg Bosne d.d. Mostar decided that Ericsson Nikola Tesla will be the supplier of an overall ICT solution that will, by using its IT solutions in the field of environmental protection, IoT technology and automatically connected sensors that communicate via NB-IoT mobile communications network, enable predictive analytics for the purpose of improving environmental protection and sustainable business.
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Brazil and John Deere have established a partnership agreement to research and develop technological innovation using 5G technology to boost new agribusiness revenue. The agreement enables the companies to work together to develop solutions focused on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) to identify and solve issues in the sector through connectivity. Ericsson and John Deere R&D and innovation centers will apply IoT Mobile ecosystem technologies such as Narrowband IoT (NB-loT) and Cat-M1 to drive agribusiness solutions based on 3GPP standards.
Vodafone has selected Ericsson cloud-native dual-mode 5G Core technology to power its core networks in Germany and the UK. The deployment is a significant step towards delivering the full potential of 5G services and future innovation to Vodafone’s consumer and enterprise customers in both countries.