Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Ericsson: Europe must embrace 5G before it is left behind by US and Asia

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Monday 04 December 17

Ericsson's senior VP fears for European technology leadership as Europe lags behind the US and Asia in 5G innovation

British and European operators must be more proactive in adopting 5G technology to avoid being left behind by operators in Asia and the US, according to Ulf Ewaldsson, senior vice president and head of business services at Ericsson. Speaking exclusively to Total Telecom, Ewaldsson said that he feared that European operators were being too reactionary in their attitude to 5G technology. "One issue that we have is that Europe is not very 5G orientated…

British and European operators must be more proactive in adopting 5G technology to avoid being left behind by operators in Asia and the US, according to Ulf Ewaldsson, senior vice president and head of business services at Ericsson. Speaking exclusively to Total Telecom, Ewaldsson said that he feared that European operators were being too reactionary in their attitude to 5G technology. "One issue that we have is that Europe is not very 5G orientated…

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