Ericsson has been honored as the 5G Innovator of the Year at the ITP.net Technology Leadership Awards 2022, which took place on October 11 in Dubai.
The “5G Innovator of the Year” award recognizes Ericsson for its leadership in the 5G industry, innovations in mobile connectivity solutions for telecommunications and other industries, as well as its contributions to digitalization on several continents.
Ericsson continues to bolster its radio access network (RAN) portfolio with solutions for smart and sustainable 5G networks that address the rollout and sustainability goals of communications service providers. In order to save energy and improve 5G performance, Ericsson has introduced seven new radios, antennas, and software products, enabling up to ten times more capacity with reduced total power consumption.
Lucky La Riccia, Vice President and Head of Digital Services at Ericsson Middle East and Africa, stated:
It is indeed an honor for us to win this award. With more than 60,000 patents in our portfolio, 133 out of 218 live 5G networks globally and 27,400 people of our employees working in R&D, we are definitely putting immense efforts in 5G innovation. Unlimited connectivity leads to unlimited possibilities.