Ericsson is the world's leading supplier in telecommunications with the largest customer base, including the world's top 10 operators. Ericsson provides total solutions covering everything from systems and applications to mobile phones and other communications tools.
Since 1876, Ericsson has been active worldwide and today operates in more than 140 countries. Annual investments in technical development average 15 percent of sales. These investments contribute to Ericsson's leadership in mobile infrastructure and mobile Internet, with nearly twice the size of the closest competitor. Four out of every 10 mobile calls are handled by Ericsson equipment.
Research and Development
Strong R&D focus
26,800 R&D employees in 24 countries
Committed to 3G development for more than a decade
1,300 patent applications filed during 2000 www.ericsson.com