Seven out of 10 consumers believe that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) will become mainstream in media, education, work, social interaction, tourism and retail, according to Ericsson’s latest ConsumerLab report.
Steve Nylund is to take over as head of Ericsson’s head of Broadcast and Media Services.
Ericsson has announced that it will pursue a more focused business strategy to revitalise technology and market leadership, improve group profitability and enable customer success.
Mobile video traffic is forecast to grow by around 50% annually through 2022 to account for nearly 75% of all mobile data traffic, according to the just-released Ericsson Mobility Report.
Global TV audiences have increased by an additional 1.5 hours a week since 2012 – driven by a rise in mobile viewing.
Board member Börje Ekholm has been named as the new President and CEO of Ericsson.
Ericsson has announced changes to its operations in Sweden.
Ericsson is expanding the Proximus TV service in Belgium with the addition of its multiscreen cloud DVR.
Ericsson and Google are partnering to bring the cloud-based MediaFirst TV Platform to the Android TV ecosystem, Google’s operating system for the STB.
T-Mobile Netherlands has selected Ericsson to provide the online video platform for the new over-the-top (OTT) TV service, Knippr.