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      Nokia identifies bigger savings in Alcatel deal

      Nokia has increased its cost-cutting plan for its takeover of Alcatel-Lucent by a third after a bigger fall in sales...

    2. July 25, 2016

      Hans Vestberg ousted as Ericsson chief executive

      Ericsson’s chief executive Hans Vestberg has left the company after paying the price for the Swedish telecoms equipment...

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      July 25, 2016

      Ericsson shares jump 5% after CEO ousted

      Ericsson shares have leapt more than 5 per cent this morning after the Swedish telecom equipment maker ousted its chief...

    2. July 25, 2016

      Ericsson ousts chief executive Hans Vestberg

      When Hans Vestberg took over as chief executive of Ericsson seven years ago, the Swedish telecoms equipment maker...

    3. July 20, 2016

      Ericsson: Olympian challenges

      Hans Vestberg, chief executive of Ericsson, is also chairman of the Swedish Olympic Committee. A back-up career might...

    4. July 19, 2016

      Ericsson plans bigger cost cuts as sales and profits disappoint

      Ericsson vowed to step up its cost-cutting plans, as the pressured Swedish telecoms equipment maker reported...

    5. June 17, 2016

      Ericsson confirms US government investigation

      Ericsson has confirmed that it is co-operating with a US authorities in an investigation related to the Foreign Corrupt...

    6. June 13, 2016

      VimpelCom in $1bn deal to update technology and systems

      VimpelCom has struck a $1bn deal with Swedish equipment maker Ericsson to modernise its telecoms technology and systems...

    7. June 1, 2016

      Smartphone use forecast to beat feature phones this year

      Smartphone use will outstrip that of more basic feature phones for the first time this year as people increasingly rely...

    8. May 24, 2016

      Huawei sues Samsung over mobile device patents

      Huawei, the Chinese technology group, is suing Samsung of South Korea for allegedly infringing its patents on mobile...

    9. April 21, 2016

      Ericsson shares plunge 14% as growth disappoints

      Shares in Ericsson fell to a three-year low after the Swedish telecoms equipment maker admitted that it had “not been...

    10. March 14, 2016

      Industrivärden injects fresh blood under new chief

      The investment company at the heart of Sweden’s corporate jet scandal is shaking up the boardrooms at a swath of the...

    11. February 22, 2016

      Europe and Asia in race to set 5G mobile standard

      An intense rivalry is developing between Europe and Asia to be the first to develop the next generation of mobile...

    12. January 27, 2016

      Ericsson shares slide after sales miss expectations

      Shares in Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson tumbled on Wednesday after the group posted weaker than expected...

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      January 27, 2016

      Ericsson Q4 profits beat estimates

      Sales at Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson were held back by foreign currency moves in the fourth quarter, but...

    14. December 29, 2015

      New Brooms: Sweeping away the corporate scandals

      Trying to deceive US regulators, inflating profits, even flying their pets around on corporate jets. In 2015, company...

    15. December 21, 2015

      Ericsson: the giant’s shoulders

      Isaac Newton wrote: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants”. So it is with all...

    16. December 21, 2015

      Apple and Ericsson sign deal to end patent licence dispute

      Apple and Ericsson have reached an agreement on the US group’s use of technologies needed for its iPhones and iPads...

    17. November 11, 2015

      Cisco chief says ‘odds are good’ Nokia-Alcatel deal will fail

      Cisco executive chairman John Chambers has warned that Nokia’s acquisition of rival Alcatel-Lucent stands a good chance...

    18. November 8, 2015

      Swedish companies unwind investments exposed by jet scandal

      The unwinding of the cross-shareholdings at the heart of the Swedish business empire rocked by a corporate jet scandal...

    19. October 26, 2015

      Set staff free without plunging them into chaos

      Two big assumptions blight efforts to change how large organisations work. One is that you had best start from scratch...

    20. August 12, 2015

      Industrivärden appoints new CEO after corporate jet scandal

      The Swedish holding company at the heart of a corporate jet scandal named a private equity partner as its new chief...

    21. July 17, 2015

      Ericsson shares up as group beats sales expectations

      Shares in Ericsson closed more than 3 per cent up on Friday after the company beat sales forecasts, with investors...

    22. June 11, 2015

      Battle over IP rights could hold back next-generation technology

      A bitter dispute over billions of dollars of compensation for intellectual property rights threatens to hold back the...

    23. June 3, 2015

      Smartphones poised for revolution in media access

      Most of the world will be using a smartphone to watch videos and access news in five years’ time and almost two in...

    24. May 8, 2015

      Ericsson sues Apple over patents in Germany, UK and Netherlands

      Ericsson has stepped up its legal pursuit of Apple in European courts, arguing that the US group should be forced to...

    25. May 5, 2015

      Lufthansa: senior discounts

      The big news in Lufthansa’s first-quarter results on Tuesday was not planes, but pensions: the German airline group’s...

    26. May 3, 2015

      Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia race to develop 5G mobile technology

      Evolution of the cellular network The gleaming metal and glass 5G laboratory being assembled on a campus at the...

    27. April 30, 2015

      Nokia: risks and rewards

      Higher risk is only exciting if it comes with the potential of a higher reward. Nokia, the telecoms equipment group,...

    28. April 27, 2015

      Sweden’s corporate jet scandal claims fresh victim

      Sweden’s corporate world was thrown into turmoil on Monday when the head of one of its most powerful business empires...

    29. April 23, 2015

      Ericsson: staying grounded

      The slick features on your smartphone are useless without the infrastructure that shoots data through the air. Network...

    30. April 23, 2015

      Ericsson shares fall following drop in first-quarter profits

      Shares in Ericsson fell sharply after the Swedish telecoms equipment maker revealed a drop in profits owing to a...

    31. April 14, 2015

      French government backs Nokia bid for Alcatel-Lucent

      France’s economy ministry has thrown its support behind Nokia’s proposed acquisition of Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent,...

    32. April 14, 2015

      Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent should heed the lesson of past mergers

      Rajeev Suri, the chief executive of Nokia, has long believed the telecoms equipment market would consolidate into three...

    33. April 14, 2015

      Nok-ing on Alcatel’s door

      In the comedy film Home Alone, a child is left behind when his family goes on holiday to Europe. Nokia, the Finnish...

    34. March 11, 2015

      Ericsson to cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden

      Ericsson will cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden as part of an attempt to slash SKr9bn in annual costs by 2017. The bulk of the...

    35. March 2, 2015

      Telcos seek to redefine role as digital competition intensifies

      Telecoms is fast becoming a dirty word for companies that want to become much more than providers of basic connections...

    36. February 5, 2015

      Indian court to investigate Xiaomi in Ericsson case

      An Indian court has launched an inquiry into allegations Xiaomi disobeyed an order restricting its phone sales as part...

    37. January 29, 2015

      Nokia: nice and easy?

      How nice it must be to run Nokia. How nice to look back on that awful handsets-in-terminal-decline period, safe in the...

    38. January 27, 2015

      Ericsson hit as big US telecoms groups put brake on spending

      Lower spending by the large US telecoms operators gearing up for an expensive auction of mobile airwaves hit...

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