Ericsson Not Dancing to Consolidation Drum

Smith, Brad
June 2006
Wireless Week;6/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses the plan of Carl-Henric Svanberg, president and CEO of Ericsson, to focus on other projects instead of following the trend of merger and acquisitions. Lucent Technologies has outbid Ericsson in an auction for Riverstone Network's assets. Svanberg seems to be more focused on building Ericsson's wireless-code division multiple access business, preparing for new markets through high-speed packet access and Internet protocol multimedia subsystem and expanding the services business of the company.


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