Ericsson Nikola Tesla First Cycle-Friendly Company in Croatia

Ericsson Nikola Tesla First Cycle-Friendly Company in Croatia

Ericsson Nikola Tesla is the first company in Croatia to be awarded the European “cycle-friendly” certificate, whereby it joined the new initiative by socially responsible companies in Europe, sharing a common goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, along with a positive impact on the health of their employees.

The ABC of Data – Foundation of Smart Solutions

The ABC of Data – Foundation of Smart Solutions

Lider’s conference “SmartCities 2017” has opened numerous challenging questions, which were discussed through a number of lectures, positive examples and panel discussions, by experts from different fields, including Damir Medved from Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Top speeds reached in Telia’s commercial network

Residents in Stockholm can soon experience record-setting speeds in Telia’s commercial network, thanks to recent tests by Telia and Ericsson. The tests pushed 4G networks to 757Mbit/s to prove readiness for 5G, and for advanced applications and services like Virtual and Augmented Reality.

(e-Health) Future Is Already Now?!

(e-Health) Future Is Already Now?!

When it comes to Croatia, which has together with four countries in Europe most successfully implemented the ePrescription, the future is certainly already here – this was pointed out at the Second Regional Conference on Digital Medicine, held on April 7 in Zagreb, with distinguished participation of experts from Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Takes Part in 20th Mostar Fair

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Takes Part in 20th Mostar Fair

Croatia is a partner country of the 20th jubilee International Economy Fair – Mostar 2017, one of the greatest economic events in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was ceremonially opened yesterday, in the presence of the Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković. Among 800 exhibitors from around 30 countries, who present nearly all sectors of the economy, from agriculture, gastronomy, and tourism to ICT, Ericsson Nikola Tesla’s exhibition stand is prominent for its look and contents, and has attracted the attention not only of the delegations that arrived in protocolar order, but also of a great number of visitors.

BBC Creative selects Ericsson for post-production and media management services

Ericsson wins multi-year contract to deliver post-production and media management services for BBC Creative, the BBC's in-house creative agency, following competitive tender process. Ericsson will deliver end-to-end services, including desktop facilities, edit and audio suites and storage including browse functionality and archive delivered through Ericsson's cloud-based media processing platform. Ericsson will provide these services from its state-of-the-art post-production services facility in London.

Proposal for dividend of HRK 90

At the Ericsson Nikola Tesla Supervisory Board and Managing Director meeting of March 23, 2017, it was proposed that at the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting the regular dividend payment to the amount of HRK 20 per share and extraordinary dividend to the amount of HRK 70 per share is adopted. Ericsson Nikola Tesla Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on June 6, 2017.

President of the Republic of Croatia Visits Ericsson Corporation Headquarters

President of the Republic of Croatia Visits Ericsson Corporation Headquarters

During her official visit to the Kingdom of Sweden, the president of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović visited Ericsson Corporation. Accompanied by high-level officials, she got acquainted with the latest technological developments presented in Ericsson Studio. Advocating a stronger economic cooperation between the two countries, especially in ICT industry, she commended the partnership between the Ericsson Corporation and Ericsson Nikola Tesla as a high-quality model of cooperation. She also highlighted the important role that high-value ICT business activities play in demographic context, while stating that the Swedish model of keeping the youth in the country could also be applied to Croatia.

President of the Republic of Croatia Visits Ericsson Nikola Tesla

President of the Republic of Croatia Visits Ericsson Nikola Tesla

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović with her associates visited Ericsson Nikola Tesla. The delegation was welcomed by Gordana Kovačević, MSc. Ericsson Nikola Tesla president presented the Company's activities while highlighting research, development and innovations, particularly in the field of solutions and services for the Networked Society.

Ericsson at MWC 2017: Pioneering 5G and Business Transformation

Ericsson at MWC 2017: Pioneering 5G and Business Transformation

President and CEO Börje Ekholm sets tone for Ericsson's position and strengths in the industry. New cases presented showcasing partnerships and innovative solutions towards digital frontier - 5G, media and IoT capabilities at forefront. T-Mobile, Telstra, Fox Innovation Lab and Scania join Ericsson onstage for Media & Analyst briefing . 5G New Radio (NR) trials announced with Qualcomm and customers NTT DoCoMo, Telstra and Vodafone The company’s delegation with numerous customers visited MWC 2017, where the achievements of the company’s experts were presented.

35 Years of Ericsson Nikola Tesla in Split – A Story of Success

35 Years of Ericsson Nikola Tesla in Split – A Story of Success

Ericsson Nikola Tesla team from Split, ever since its establishment in 1982, with a group of five enthusiasts: Živana Mijačika, Vjeran Radatović, Ivo Radonić, Ivan Maslov and Igor Bojović, located at FESB, can definitely be pointed out as one of the excellent examples of high-quality growth and development of an ICT company in Split-Dalmatia County. With a reputable R&D center and teams holding global responsibilities in important areas, ETK in Split is a full member of Ericsson community, and has earned its status through the quality and dedication of its employees. These days, we celebrate 35 years from its establishment and welcome the 500th member of the team.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 230 own shares, which makes 0.017% of share capital.

A Foundation with a Good Cause and Even Better Results

A Foundation with a Good Cause and Even Better Results

National Foundation for Pupil and Student Standard Support celebrated its successful tenth anniversary. One of the key Foundation partners, providing various kinds of support, is Ericsson Nikola Tesla, as the president of our company is an active member of the Foundation's Governing Council. In the Palace “Dverce“, together with the representatives of institutions and business, former students, who were scholarship beneficiaries, talked about the importance that financial support has for young people. One of the beneficiaries was Ante Miloš, who is an Ericsson Nikola Tesla employee today.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Davor Ivo Stier Visits Ericsson Studio

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Davor Ivo Stier Visits Ericsson Studio

During his official visit to Sweden, aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between Croatia and Sweden, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Davor Ivo Stier visited Ericsson Headquarters. He expressed his satisfaction with the cooperation between Ericsson and Ericsson Nikola Tesla, intensive strengthening of research and development activities in Croatia, and the quality of Ericsson Nikola Tesla solutions for industry and society, which have been implemented until now, as well as announcing further cooperation development.

Ericsson reports fourth quarter and full year results 2016

Comments from Börje Ekholm, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)The negative industry trends remained in the fourth quarter. However, sales were positively impacted by favorable currency exchange rates combined with hardware deliveries, previously planned for Q1 2017. Profitability declined YoY following lower IPR licensing revenues mainly due to last year's agreement with Apple as well as increased restructuring charges. Operating cash flow in the fourth quarter was SEK 19.4 b., supported by reduced operating assets.

WEF study forecasts massive gains from digital transformation

The Digital Transformation Initiative by the World Economic Forum (WEF) analyzes the impact of digital technologies on industry and society. In its new telecommunications report, the WEF concludes that technologies such as mobility, cloud and analytics are enabling a fourth industrial revolution that will unlock upwards of USD 2 trillion in revenue opportunities.

Ericsson at CES 2017: how 5G will change the way we live and work

Ericsson at CES 2017: how 5G will change the way we live and work

Ericsson connected the dots between the latest technology innovations and their dependence on infrastructure at the world's largest consumer electronics fair, CES 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 5-8, 2017. Building on its theme of "Making 5G a Reality," Ericsson has shown attendees how networks, media and IT work in concert to improve our daily lives and work.

Belarus Approaching 75% 4G Coverage, 5G Coming Up Next

Belarus Approaching 75% 4G Coverage, 5G Coming Up Next

Two months ago, we informed the public on the contract concluded between Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Belorussian company beCloud, worth more than MHRK 76, with the aim of enabling LTE services to Belarussian users. At the press conference held in Minsk on December 14, representatives of beCloud and all other included partners concluded with satisfaction that LTE is already available in Minsk. By the end of 2016, it will be launched in commercial operation in all regional centers of Belarus, said the operator's heads.

Collaboration Between Science and Economy - Increasing our Innovative Capacities

Collaboration Between Science and Economy - Increasing our Innovative Capacities

On December 8, 2016, Ericsson Nikola Tesla company and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb, have signed a framework agreement with the aim of bridging the gap between education and labor market, as well as boosting competitiveness of the Croatian economy. This agreement is a reasonable follow-up to a longtime and fruitful collaboration between Croatia’s biggest exporter of knowledge and our most famous research and educational institution in ICT, as well as a good example of how prudent innovation management and a high-quality partnership bring a measurable competitive advantage both to the science and the economy.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Wins Indeks DOP Award

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Wins Indeks DOP Award

At the eighth conference on corporate social responsibility (CSR), organized by Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development (HR PSOR) and held on December 1 at the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, corporate social responsibility awards (Indeks DOP) were presented to the winners. Due to a strategic and encompassing approach, our company has been awarded for the sixth time.

Gordana Kovačević once again named the most powerful woman in Croatian business

Gordana Kovačević once again named the most powerful woman in Croatian business

For the twelfth consecutive year, business magazine Lider, in cooperation with Bisnode, has made a list of 300 most powerful women in Croatian business, on the basis of their managing power as one of the main criteria. Based on this, and several other “soft” criteria, a list comprising 10 most powerful women in Croatian business was made. The second year in a row, number one on the list went to Gordana Kovačić, MSc, president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla. Miodrag Šajatović, editor-in-chief at Lider, presented Gordana Kovačević the award at the “Women in Business” conference.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Delivers the Republic of Croatia State Border Control System

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Delivers the Republic of Croatia State Border Control System

Ericsson Nikola Tesla, as the leader of a consortium comprising Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Tehnomobil Securitas and Dat-Con, has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Croatia to deliver a state border control system. The contracted project amounts to nearly MHRK 48 (VAT excluded). The implementation is to start immediately and the realization is scheduled to end in January 2017.

Mobile video viewing up over 200 hours a year since 2012

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today launched the seventh edition of its annual ConsumerLab TV & Media Report, which details the enormous and rapid shift in TV and video viewing behavior towards mobility. The report also shows that while both mobile video and on-demand TV viewing have soared over the past seven years, content discovery remains a huge frustration for consumers.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on November 04, 2016, it acquired 1,000 own shares which represent 0.075% of the Company's share capital.

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in first nine months 2016

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in first nine months 2016

Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, comments:„During the first nine months, Ericsson Nikola Tesla continued its stable business performance. Sales revenue increased by 17% year-over-year, due to a significant increase in revenue in CIS and Ericsson market, thus neutralizing the decline in revenue in the domestic market, as well as the markets of Southeast Europe.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 2.699 own shares, which makes 0.203% of share capital.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Expands HT Mostar 3G Network

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Expands HT Mostar 3G Network

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and HT Mostar contracted the expansion of 3G radio access network of this Bosnian and Herzegovinian operator. The contract is worth over MHRK 11. The works will start immediately, and the project is to be finished within the following 10 months.

Ericsson reports third quarter results 2016

Ericsson reports third quarter results 2016

Comments from Jan Frykhammar, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC): „The negative industry trends from the first half of 2016 have further accelerated, impacting Q3 sales, primarily relating to mobile broadband. The decline, in both mobile broadband coverage and capacity sales, was particularly strong in markets with a weak macro-economic environment. In addition, capacity sales in Europe were lower than a year ago. Gross margin declined YoY, following lower mobile broadband capacity sales, a higher share of services sales and lower sales in segment Networks.“

EU project “Development and implementation of the IT system for monitoring of the implementation of the General Administrative Procedures Act (GAPA)” opening ceremony

EU project “Development and implementation of the IT system for monitoring of the implementation of the General Administrative Procedures Act (GAPA)” opening ceremony

The opening ceremony for the project “Development and implementation of the IT system for monitoring of the implementation of the General Administrative Procedures Act (GAPA)” financed from the EU IPA FFRAC 2012 fund in which Ericsson Nikola Tesla is tasked with the development of the mentioned system was held yesterday at the Ministry of Public Administration of the Republic of Croatia.

Leading European Telecom Operators Visit Ericsson Nikola Tesla

Leading European Telecom Operators Visit Ericsson Nikola Tesla

Leading telecommunications providers in Europe brought together in ETIS, visited Ericsson Nikola Tesla company on October 14, in the framework of their two-day annual conference with 160 participants - which is the largest number of participants on such conference so far.

Diversity Inspires

Diversity Inspires

On October 7, Innovation Day 2016 was held on Ericsson Nikola Tesla premises in Zagreb, under the motto “Diversity Inspires”, which can be applied to a whole range of our activities throughout this year.Once again, the event showed that Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Ericsson Nikola Tesla Servisi’s employees have diverse interests and engage in different activities, all with a good sense of social responsibility and solidarity towards their fellow citizens who are in need.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla – Among the Best Companies Regarding Investor Relations

Ericsson Nikola Tesla – Among the Best Companies Regarding Investor Relations

Atlantic grupa, Tankerska Next Generation and Ericsson Nikola Tesla are this year's winners of the Investor Relations Award presented by the business daily “Poslovni dnevnik”. The Award is traditionally presented at the Zagreb Stock Exchange and the investment fund industry conference, the central event for gathering Croatian, as well as the regional financial community.

Closing Ceremony of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Summer Camp 2016

Closing Ceremony of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Summer Camp 2016

Traditionally, this summer as well, graduate students of numerous faculties from Croatia and abroad worked in Zagreb and Split in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Summer Camp. On September 28, 2016, the closing of Summer Camp was marked with day-long activities in the Company premises, encompassing poster presentations and demo sessions. This year, an enormous interest was shown for the sessions during which numerous guests walked around stands talking to students and mentors who worked on projects. Along with students and their mentors, the closing ceremony was attended by numerous representatives of faculties, and was followed by students and mentors in our R&D in Split via video link.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Launched LTE in Armenia

As we have already reported, Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Armenian operator Ucom contracted LTE delivery in March this year. Advanced LTE network has now been deployed in the capital city of Yerevan.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and HT Mostar sign new Contract

Ericsson Nikola Tesla will modernize fixed core network of the Bosnia and Herzegovina operator HT Mostar, using the state-of-the-art Ericsson solutions. This modernization will enable quick development of attractive fixed and mobile multimedia services in HT Mostar network. The contract was signed by Gordana Kovačević, President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, and Vilim Primorac, President of HT Mostar Management Board, and Goran Kraljević, Member of HT Mostar Management Board and Chief Technical and Information Officer at HT Mostar.

Excellent also in corporate governance

Excellent also in corporate governance

At the conference "Corporate Governance in Croatia”, the business magazine Lider presented the awards to the companies with the best practice of corporate governance. Ericsson Nikola Tesla is among the awarded companies. After receiving the award, Gordana Kovačević, MSc, President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, participated in the panel discussion together with other winners.

B2B RUN: Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group Wins Two Categories

B2B RUN: Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group Wins Two Categories

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group team has won the first place in B2B RUN race in the category of large companies, as well as in women’s competition. Congratulations to all our participants on this success, especially to Nikolina, Marin and Dragan! By participating in this type of races, Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group promotes a healthy lifestyle and stress prevention.

Ericsson at InnoTrans 2016

Ericsson at InnoTrans 2016

Ericsson, including active participation of Ericsson Nikola Tesla experts, is proud to take part of InnoTrans Berlin 2016 and to enter the ICT for Railway arena to lead adoption of Mobile Broadband, IP and IoT technologies that enable the Digitalization of Railway Industry. Ericsson's offering bringing all kinds of traffic elements together and provides the foundation for connecting everything that moves on roads and rails, including drivers and passengers.

Report: 5G seen as an innovation engine by executives in key industries

A new global report from Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), "Opportunities in 5G: The view from eight industries", reveals the anticipated impact of 5G, the next-generation mobile technology, on specific industries. It examines how these industries expect to apply 5G, which specific uses of the new technology are likely to dominate in their industry, and what business reasons will drive them to move to 5G.

Portal for Patients: Additional Help for Patients and Doctors

Along with eHealth Record, which will be available on a national level from September 1, the portal for patients will also contribute to a more effective communication between the patients and the healthcare system. The Portal will act as a form of a “window”, giving patients an overview of their personal eHealth Record. Furthermore, this solution will remove some of the burden from the doctors, as it will enable them to manage administrative issues more effectively.

Ericsson first to deliver 5G NR radio

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) is commercializing the world's first 5G NR radio for massive MIMO, with the first deployments coming in 2017. Together with the Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins announced in June and Ericsson's already commercially available Radio System Baseband 5216, which currently powers Ericsson's award-winning Radio Test Bed, Ericsson is first to deliver all components of a 5G access network.

Ericsson and Bombardier test LTE networks at speeds up to 200 km/h

Tests were conducted to verify the ability of LTE networks to support communications-based train control and multiservice solutions. LTE networks were tested against Bombardier's requirements for latency, packet loss and the ability to prioritize safety-critical applications. Future LTE communications-based train control systems will enable train operators to manage traffic in a more efficient and safe manner.

eHealth System Upgrade – eHealth Record and eHZZO portal for Patients Available from September

eHealth System Upgrade – eHealth Record and eHZZO portal for Patients Available from September

The trial run for eHealth Record and eHZZO portal for patients that starts from 1 September is a further demonstration of the latest eHealth technological solutions being introduced into the national healthcare system, all to the benefit of Croatian patients, healthcare professionals and the system as a whole. These important steps on the way to extended digitalisation of the healthcare system will ensure a higher standard of health services, better controlled and rational operations, that is, the sustainability of the healthcare system.

Ericsson and Vodafone demonstrate Europe’s fastest uplink speeds in commercial network

Increased social sharing and video uploads are driving the need for higher uplink performance, for smartphone users across the network. At the same time, growing adoption of Enterprise cloud applications for unified communications, especially video-conferencing apps, are driving uplink requirements for both remote and onsite workers. Ericsson and Vodafone Ireland address increasing demand for uplink by implementing Europe’s fastest uplink speeds in commercial network using Uplink Carrier Aggregation (CA) and 64 QAM modulation.

Wearable technology and Internet of Things

Wearable technology and Internet of Things

The recently published Ericsson ConsumerLab report analyses increasingly important wearable technology. The gaining in importance of this type of technology is confirmed by the fact that 6 out of 10 smartphone users considers that wearable technology can be used for purposes other than health and wellness.

Business results of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group in H1 2016

Business results of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group in H1 2016

Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, comments:„Business results in H1 2016 show a continuation of stable business performance. Sales revenues grew by 7% year-on-year as a result of sales growth in the Ericsson market and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) market. The Ericsson market registers a continued growth due to business expansion and taking on of new responsibilities in Research & Development and Managed Services segments. In view of that, we continued hiring and employed 119 experts in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group in H1 2016.

Ericsson a key player in defining the 5G manifesto for Europe

Ericsson a key player in defining the 5G manifesto for Europe

Ericsson has been a key driver in the “5G Manifesto for timely deployment of 5G in Europe”, delivered to EC Commissioner Oettinger in early July. Ericsson has been one of the key players in telecoms and in sectors in which 5G technologies will help build innovative products and services. The manifesto will be considered in the 5G Action plan that will be presented in September from the EC.

We Have Transformed Armenian Health Information System

We Have Transformed Armenian Health Information System

Anyone that has in any way participated in the activities regarding healthcare informatization in Croatia over the past decade, is aware of the demanding transformation journey made towards what is today one of the most successful national e-Health systems in Europe. Being aware of all the challenges that needed to be dealt with on such a journey, made engaging in a similar endeavor in a foreign country rather bold, which is why we can be extremely proud of the fact that we have recently successfully finished the project of Integrated Health Information System of Armenia.

The Red Cross and Ericsson Nikola Tesla Help Children's Hospital Srebrnjak

The Red Cross and Ericsson Nikola Tesla Help Children's Hospital Srebrnjak

Along with the pleasant, newly decorated space at the third department, young patients at the Children's Hospital Srebrnjak received today a donation of didactic toys and tablets. The donation was made to the manager of the hospital Boro Nogalo, PhD, by the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla company Gordana Kovačević, MSc. This has been a part of the activity, which started during this year’s event under the name Hrvatska volontira (Croatia Volunteers), within the framework of a project named Bolnica Bezbolnica (Hospital Without Pain), which is a part of an international project called Smiling Hospital. Since 2011, Bolnica Bezbolnica project has been organized by the Croatian Red Cross. Today, representatives of the Croatian Red Cross donated picture books and other books to the hospital, and Robert Markt, the Executive President of the Croatian Red Cross, handed the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla letters of gratitude for the participation of the employees and the entire company in the project.

SmartZET Among Offered Solutions for a Smarter Zagreb

SmartZET Among Offered Solutions for a Smarter Zagreb

The moment has arrived for Zagreb to become one of the smart cities of the future. For the first time in Croatia, the most relevant ICT companies were gathered to collaborate on a joint project with the aim of improving Zagreb citizens’ lives. Four teams developed four different ideas, and the one that gets the largest number of votes will be implemented. We would like to point out SmartZET solution, which is completely in line with our Networked Society vision, and is developed, among other, by Ericsson Nikola Tesla expert Mićo Dujak.

MIPRO 2016

MIPRO 2016

Last week in Opatija, the 39th MIPRO was held, which is the biggest non-commercial convention on information and communication technology in this part of Europe. It gathered some 1 200 experts, and around 400 papers published in the Conference proceedings in electronic form were sent from around thirty countries. The specificity of this convention has always been, and still is, a clear connection of technological and scientific novelties with different ways of their use in practice. This year’s MIPRO was organized in the form of ten consultation sessions dedicated to particular areas of high technology, several round tables, workshops, seminars, fora, and thematic days dedicated to currently important topics.Ericsson Nikola Tesla is traditionally an active participant and sponsor of the conference dedicated to main ICT trends in industry, science, education, and public administration.

Notification of disposal and acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on June 02, 2016 it disposed 8 own shares, the total nominal value of HRK 800, which represent 0.0006% of the  share capital of the Company.  On June 06, 2016 the Company acquired 25 own shares, the total nominal value of HRK 2,500, which represent 0.0019% of the share capital.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Ucom (Armenia) continue the collaboration worth HRK 82 million

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and the Armenian operator Ucom continue the collaboration on which we already reported in March in more detail. The continuous collaboration regards further expansion of Ucom LTE radio access network, introducing new functionalities and increasing capacity of core network, as well as the modernization of 3G network in Armenia. This,  second phase of collaboration, is worth HRK 82 million.

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company

The Annual General Meeting of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company was held in the Company premises, Krapinska 45, Zagreb, on Tuesday, May 31,2016. The equity capital represented at the AGM was HRK 89,430,800, which corresponds to 67.32% of the total Company's equity, thus satisfying the legal conditions for the AGM to make valid decisions. In the presence of a notary public, the AGM proceedings were conducted by Snježana Bahtijari, the AGM chairperson appointed by the Supervisory Board.

Croatia Volunteers - Our Employees Join In Activities

Croatia Volunteers - Our Employees Join In Activities

In line with our long tradition of corporate social activities that foster sustainable development of society, this year our company joined activities within the project of the Volunteer Centre Zagreb in which volunteers participate in activities that benefit society.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla: ICT and education against hypertension

Ericsson Nikola Tesla: ICT and education against hypertension

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Company formally joined the marking of World Hypertension Day. In the city center in Zagreb, at Cvjetni trg, an event under the motto “Know your Blood Pressure” was held and attended by a great number of people interested in the occasion. The initiative was supported by Health Minister Dario Nakić as well.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Wins CSR Grand Prix

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Wins CSR Grand Prix

The Award of the Croatian Employers' Association (CEA) was established within the EU project “Corporate Social Responsibility for All” (CSR for ALL) as an important CEA activity, which encourages the application of CSR principles in the business performance of member companies. The companies that in a way represent an example to others have registered approximately 100 high-quality projects. For CEA, all the projects are winners, because they contribute to the development of society and economy, and in the future, they expect an even greater number of registered projects, based on high-quality practice.

At Faculty Job Fairs

At Faculty Job Fairs

Even though Croatian software industry is becoming more and more successful, and is recognized as a lever for success in the Croatian Industrial Strategy, its development is not accompanied by an adequate offer of qualified people that graduated from technical faculties. It is estimated that Croatia lacks approximately 1 000 experts on a yearly basis. Therefore, employers actively present themselves to students, mainly at job fairs at the faculties, searching for great talents.

Business results of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group in Q1 2016

Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, comments: „Business results in Q1 2016 show a continuation of stable business performance. Sales revenues grew by 7% year-over-year. We continue to register a significant growth of revenue in the Ericsson market due to expansion of business activities and taking over of new responsibilities, thus neutralizing the revenue decrease in other markets. Revenue from research & development activities and sale of services in the Ericsson market, including Managed Services, account for 64.2% of total revenue. In Q1, we continued hiring and at Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group level employed 53 experts to work on projects that are relevant to the realization of the Networked Society strategy.

We motivate young women and girls to choose an occupation in ICT

We motivate young women and girls to choose an occupation in ICT

In 2015, Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) for the first time engaged in the occasion of celebrating International Girls in ICT Day, on behalf of the Republic of Croatia, which is a member of ITU (International Telecommunication Union). The celebration of the Day was initiated by ITU, and today over 140 countries across the world celebrate it.On the occasion of this Day, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in April every year, in collaboration with project partners, Ericsson Nikola Tesla Company and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb, HAKOM undertakes activities, to raise awareness among girls on successful career and the advantages of ICT sector. Moreover, this is seen as an opportunity to pool the capabilities of all factors in Croatia that support this initiative, as well as other similar ones, related to ICT occupation.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Crnogorski Telekom agree to extend collaboration for the next three years

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Crnogorski Telekom agree to extend collaboration for the next three years

In line with the framework agreement between Crnogorski Telekom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Rüdiger Schulz, CEO of Crnogorski Telekom and Gordana Kovačević, MSc, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, signed on 26 April in Podgorica an agreement on collaboration related to Crnogorski Telekom's new investment cycle in the areas of radio access and mobile core networks until the end of 2018.

Q1 Report 2016

Ericsson published Q1 business results and announced accelerated transformation to drive growth and profitability.

The Future is Now

The Future is Now

The first international Conference on Digital Medicine, titled “The Future Is Now”, held on 15 April in Hypo Centar in Zagreb gathered the representatives of leading regional and European companies in the field of digital medicine (which is the largest public-private partnership between the EU and the pharmaceutical industry), Ministry of Health and Croatian Health Insurance Fund, as well as a number of start-ups, wanting to enter the market in this field of business. The partner, as well as one of the most significant participants at the conference was Ericsson Nikola Tesla, that exceeded all expectations according to participants.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting

Pursuant to the Company Law, Art. 277, sections 2 and 3, the Managing Director of the joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on April 13, 2016 passed the decision on the convocation of the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the registered office of the Company in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on May 31, 2016 at 4 p.m. Documents

Croatia-Sweden Innovation Initiative

Croatia-Sweden Innovation Initiative

Positive developments in Croatia’s innovation environment have sparked Sweden’s interest to join efforts and create a platform for sharing experiences with regard to what constitutes successful innovation ecosystems, with the aim of a more active economic cooperation between the two countries. The first seminar on this subject, held on Thursday, April 7, was organized by Business Sweden, Swedish Trade and Invest Council, and Embassy of Sweden, with the support of Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Croatia.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby announces the acquisition of 5 shares, the total nominal value of HRK 500, which represent 0.0004% of the Company's share capital.

Ericsson Celebrates its 140 Years Anniversary

Ericsson Celebrates its 140 Years Anniversary

For 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have created monumental impact: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole. The greatest changes are yet to come. Together, we innovate to create these future turning points, driving extraordinary impact in the Networked Society.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Vipnet implement the first Radio Dot system in Croatia

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Vipnet implement the first Radio Dot system in Croatia

Ericsson Nikola Tesla has together with Vipnet implemented the first Radio Dot system in Croatia. This cutting edge Ericsson solution for indoor mobile network coverage is implemented on Vipnet network in Ericsson Nikola Tesla premises in Zagreb. After this initial implementation, further ones are planned, which will significantly improve the quality of mobile communication.

World Health Day 2016 - Beat Diabetes

World Health Day 2016 - Beat Diabetes

This year the World Health Day that we celebrate on 7 April is dedicated to fight against diabetes under the slogan „Beat Diabetes“. Diabetes is one of the globally most widespread health challenges and also one of the largest European ones given that 32 million of EU citizens are living with this disease. Faced with the issue of a relatively small number of patients who respond well to therapy and live with no complications, Croatia initiated an ICT pilot project – Bring your blood glucose metre to your local Health Centre in which Ericsson Nikola Tesla is the technology partner.

Additional information on the acquisition and release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. in 2015

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that on January 21, 2015 the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević acquired 200 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. total nominal value of HRK 20,000 within the Award program. The shares represent 0.015% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.015% votes at the Annual General Meeting. Furthermore, the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on December 1, 2015, 10 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 1,000. The shares represent 0.001% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.001% votes at the Annual General Meeting. Transaction was made on the Zagreb Stock Exchange.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla wins a Golden Index for the best image among the students

Ericsson Nikola Tesla wins a Golden Index for the best image among the students

eStudent association has been conducting for a several years a competition for the Golden Index Award in which the companies, which have contributed to the quality of life, education and vocational training of students are awarded with a unique award in the Republic of Croatia. Golden Index for the best image among the students, in the category of large companies, was awarded to Ericsson Nikola Tesla. Drago Holub, manager in the Radio Access Network Unit, at the ceremony thanked the students and announced further fruitful work with the future experts.

Announcement on the acquisition and release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević acquired 200 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. total nominal value of HRK 20,000 within the Award program. The shares represent 0.015% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.015% votes at the Annual General Meeting.   The Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on March 16, 2016, 50 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 5,000. The shares represent 0.004% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.004% votes at the Annual General Meeting.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla contracts LTE delivery with Armenian Ucom

Ericsson Nikola Tesla contracts LTE delivery with Armenian Ucom

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Armenian operator Ucom signed a frame contract for 4G/LTE network roll-out throughout Armenia, including the capital city of Yerevan. The agreement includes radio and core equipment as well as related services. The agreement also covers Ericsson Expert Analytics, a software suite which enables operators to predict customer satisfaction and automatically take closed-loop actions to improve it. With these product solutions, Ucom's network will meet growing end-user expectations. The value of the first phase of the contract is more than MHRK 41.

Proposal for dividend of 100 HRK

At the Ericsson Nikola Tesla Supervisory Board and Managing Director meeting of March 15, 2016, it was proposed that at the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting the regular dividend payment to the amount of 20 HRK per share and extraordinary dividend to the amount of 80 HRK per share is adopted.Ericsson Nikola Tesla Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on May 31, 2016.

The visit of Swedish minister - The synergy of knowledge and economy

The visit of Swedish minister - The synergy of knowledge and economy

On the first day of her official visit to Zagreb, March 10, Swedish Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training, Aida Hadžialić, together with her associates and the delegation of the Embassy of Sweden in Croatia, headed by the ambassador Lars Schmidt visited Ericsson Nikola Tesla. The successful partnership with Ericsson corporation, that can be traced long back to 1953, today still represents the strongest bridge of business cooperation and friendship between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Republic of Croatia.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Contracted HRK 56 Million worth Business with Operator IDC in the Republic of Moldova (Transnistria region)

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Moldova operator Interdnestrcom (IDC) from Tiraspol, Transnistria, continue successful long-term cooperation. The contract was signed by Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Sergey Nikolayevich Ganzha, President and CEO of IDC. The contract encompasses 4G/LTE network build with related services and the necessary software upgrades. The business is worth almost HRK 56 million.

We attract top-quality and motivated students

We attract top-quality and motivated students

Together with the traditional Summer Camp, Let’s Talk program is an additional step forward towards students, who see their professional journey in a stimulating and technologically challenging environment. Ericsson Nikola Tesla Research & Development Center, particularly the Radio Access Network Development Unit, each Friday has a tour of the company, open for students of the final year together with the testing of candidates.

Two EU funded projects successfully completed

Two EU funded projects successfully completed

The official ceremony to mark the successful closure of two projects co-funded from the Operational Programme Regional Competitiveness 2007-2013 through the RC.2.2.08 Call „Capacity Building for Research, Development and Innovation” was held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla's premises today. Both projects worth almost 11 million Kuna in total (HRK 10,936,535) ran for 16 months during which the participants demonstrated that efficient collaboration between the academic research community and industry partners can give rise to creative and multiply applicable results the value of which transcends the national borders. The project beneficiary of the „Integrated hardware-software system for environmental parameters monitoring in micro locations“(abbreviated to IPPSO) is the Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health and the beneficiary of the project „Information and communication technology for generic and energy-efficient communication solutions with application in e-/m-health“ (abbreviated to ICTGEN) is the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Ericsson Nikola Tesla was the industry partner in both projects.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company") with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 210 own shares, which makes 0.016% of share capital.

Ericsson reports fourth quarter and full year results 2015

„Reported sales in the quarter increased by 8% YoY. Sales, adjusted for comparable units and currency, decreased by -1%. Sales in North America grew YoY as well as QoQ. Profitability improved YoY, with higher IPR licensing revenues and lower operating expenses as main contributors. Network Rollout continued on its path to sustainable profitability.“, says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

Laying the foundations for a smart, sustainable city

Laying the foundations for a smart, sustainable city

Cities are getting smarter, with technological solutions being deployed to address a variety of common issues. But a smart city is not necessarily sustainable. Five critical considerations are necessary for successful transformation into a smart, sustainable city.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 15 own shares, which makes 0.001% of share capital.

Ericsson turns great ideas into global realities at CES 2016

At CES 2016 from January 6-9, in Las Vegas, Ericsson demonstrated how the Networked Society is turning great ideas into global realities. The Networked Society represents a fundamental paradigm shift for people, business and society. In this shift, resources are continuously discovered, new forms of value are unleashed, and life and business are transformed.

Announcement on the release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

According to the legal regulations (Article 464 Capital Market Low), Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on December 1, 2015  and December 2, 2015, 18 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 1,800. The shares represent 0.001% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.001% votes at the Annual General Meeting.

Gordana Kovačević – the most powerful woman in Croatian business

Gordana Kovačević – the most powerful woman in Croatian business

Business weekly Lider, together with Bisnode, for the eleventh consecutive year, made a list of the 300 most powerful women in Croatian business. This year, the most powerful woman in Croatian business is President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Gordana Kovačević, who was in the last ten years also in the TOP 10 of the Lider’s list.

Announcement on the release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

According to the legal regulations (Article 464 Capital Market Low), Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on November 30, 2015, 12 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 1,200. The shares represent 0.001% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.001% votes at the Annual General Meeting.

Announcement on the release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

According to the legal regulations (Article 464 Capital Market Low), Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on November 26, 2015, 10 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 1,000. The shares represent 0.001% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.001% votes at the Annual General Meeting.

Networked lifestyle rapidly becoming mainstream

Globally, 82 percent of consumers are moving toward a networked lifestyle, with heavy users of the internet, the netizens, leading the way. The countries with the highest proportion of netizens among their populations are Chile (32 percent), South Korea (29 percent), and Brazil (28 percent). Conversely, 18 percent of consumers globally do not participate in the networked lifestyle, even though a large proportion of them aspire to become socially networked.

Development of One Stop Shop for JIS is Croatian Project of the Year

Development of One Stop Shop for JIS is Croatian Project of the Year

Development of One Stop Shop for Joint Information System of Land Registry and Cadaster (JIS) by Ericsson Nikola Tesla won an expert’s award as Project of the Year. The award is given by the Croatian branch of the international Project Management Institute (PMI) and it aims to encourage the project management culture. The prestigious recognition was given to project manager Tihomir Čukman by PhD. Al Zeitoun, director of the PMI Management Board, who was also one of the main speakers in this year’s, three day long PMI Forum. PhD. Zeitoun pointed out on the occasion that the essence of project management is exactly in high-quality selection of associates, which in coordination “go in the same direction”.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on November 04, 2015, it has acquired 3,000 own shares which represent 0.23% of the Company's share capital.

Ericsson demonstrates potential of ICT at European Utility Week

Ericsson to share insights and innovations, demonstrate its portfolio and discuss how ICT can benefit both utilities and consumers at European Utility Week in Vienna, Austria. Ericsson’s portfolio helps utilities to increase efficiency and operational knowledge, enable accurate charging and billing, improve customer satisfaction and maximize efficiencies. European Utility Week gathers more than 10,000 smart energy professionals from around the world to share insights and innovations

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 2,543 own shares, which makes 0.19% of share capital.

Ericsson Microwave Roadshow in Zagreb

Ericsson Microwave Roadshow in Zagreb

Ericsson Microwave Roadshow was, within the Western and Central Europe tour, after Warsaw, Budapest, Munich, Düsseldorf and Ljubljana, successfully hosted in Zagreb on October 14 and 15.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on October 15, 2015, it has acquired 1,022 own shares which represent 0.08% of the Company's share capital.

New solution for 112 emergency calls in Montenegro

New solution for 112 emergency calls in Montenegro

Ericsson Nikola Tesla delivered to Ministry of the Interior of Montenegro a new solution for 112 emergency calls, based on the CoordCom application for assistance in emergency situations. With this, in the future functioning of the protection and rescue system in Montenegro will be improved and with higher quality. At the same time, citizens will by calling the 112 number be provided with the assistance by the all services included in the protection and rescue system in the shortest period possible.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla modernizes operational and communication centers of the Ministry of Interior

Ericsson Nikola Tesla modernizes operational and communication centers of the Ministry of Interior

Ericsson Nikola Tesla delivered to the Ministry of Interior operational and communication equipment, based on Coordcom solution for assistance in emergency situations. The solution enables integration of call reception and information from other systems, such as Ministry’s video cameras and locations of the patrols in the field. With this, operations officers on duty will more easily coordinate and manage reports from the field, and time necessary for analysis of the situation and decision on the use of police forces in a particular situation will be minimized.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla celebrates 15 years of Summer Camp

Ericsson Nikola Tesla celebrates 15 years of Summer Camp

The closing ceremony of the jubilee 15th Ericsson Nikola Tesla Summer Camp was held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Ericsson Nikola Tesla. Along with students and their mentors, the ceremony gathered numerous Academia representatives led by Prof. Vedran Mornar, PhD, Minister of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia. The students and mentors who worked in Summer Camp in Split also followed all the happenings via live stream broadcast.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 919 own shares, which makes 0.069% of share capital.

Ericsson commits to sustainable development vision at historic UN Summit

President and CEO Hans Vestberg to speak on role of the private sector and technology in sustainable development throughout the week of the UN Sustainable Development Summit. New Ericsson research, produced in collaboration with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, highlights ICT's role in accelerating achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Ericsson supports the global #TellEveryone campaign to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ericsson launches survival guide for companies facing digital transformation

Pioneering report identifies specific actions to help companies capture opportunities created by advanced information and communications technology (ICT) solutions. Strategies presented to meet the needs of businesses at different stages of disruption. The pace of digital transformation expected to increase exponentially and affect businesses in all sectors over the coming years.

Visit of EU Experts for Mental Health

Visit of EU Experts for Mental Health

The meeting of the Subcommittee for Mental Health (SCMH) of the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM), whose member is the Croatian Association of Healthcare Employers (CAHE), was held in Zagreb and on the island of Rab in early September 2015. The two-day working programme consisted of a day in Zagreb in CAHE premises and in Ericsson Nikola Tesla, whereas the second day was held at the Rab Psychiatric hospital.

TV and Media Report 2015: 35 percent of all TV, video viewing now watched on-demand

Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015 shows consumers embracing video on-demand services like never before; every third viewing hour now spent watching on-demand TV and video. Report reveals a 71 percent increase in watching video on smartphones since 2012; nearly two thirds of teenagers' total TV and video viewing time spent on a mobile device. Viewing user-generated content also on the rise; almost one in 10 watch YouTube for more than three hours per day.

Ericsson innovations expedite adoption of "Internet of Things"

Enhancements to global cellular networks support mass-market adoption of Internet of Things (IoT). New software supports low-cost devices, extends battery life, improves deep indoor and rural coverage and offers service prioritization. Live demonstrations with leading ecosystem partners to be featured at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 in Las Vegas from September 9 to 11

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and HT Eronet sign a new contract

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and HT Eronet have signed a new contract related to Evolved Packet Core system. The contract signatories were Vilim Primorac, President of HT Eronet Management Board, Tomislav Ruk, HT Eronet Management Board member for fixed network and Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Ericsson ConsumerLab marks 20 succesful years

As Ericsson ConsumerLab continues to celebrate 20 years in consumer research, it has released short videos in its nostalgic series, which shows how new types of media and technology have influenced everyday life in that time.

5G Use Cases

The use cases for 5G are constantly evolving and increasing as Ericsson works closely with newer industries each day. We are building new use cases with them to see how 5G can transform their businesses by 2020.

On the road to urban transformation

More than half of the global population now lives in cities, and ICT is leading changes in many aspects of city life, including radical new approaches to urban transportation.The growth of cities raises a range of social, economic and environmental challenges, putting pressure on infrastructure, natural systems and social structures.

Croatian ICT Sector Reached HRK 21 Billion in Revenue and Employs Over 22,000 People

Croatian ICT Sector Reached HRK 21 Billion in Revenue and Employs Over 22,000 People

HUP ICT Association held a meeting of HUP ICT Association members with the media representatives. The plans for the future period and H1 2015 activities were presented at the meeting, as well as and the current data regarding the Croatian ICT sector. Until fall 2015, two important initiatives are starting up: drafting the documents that will contain the official position on topics important for further development of Croatia's ICT industry as well as establishing a foundation to help young people who want to pursue their career in science and technic, with an emphasis on computing and IT.

Ericsson leads European Union 5G standardization projects

Ericsson continues to spearhead 5G system development as coordinator of EU's new METIS-II project. The project will develop the overall 5G radio system design and roadmap recommendation for 5G, playing a key coordinating role within the 5G-PPP projects, and bringing key players together to advance 5G system architecture. Ericsson will also take the lead as technical coordinator of the mmMAGIC project to develop a new radio interface.

Report charts growing use of communication apps

30 percent of time spent on all smartphone apps is on communication. Communication apps are “always on” and have a higher dependency on mobile broadband. Culture and language influence communication patterns and the adoption of communication apps.

How to Manage Changes and Avoid Crisis

How to Manage Changes and Avoid Crisis

The conference under the title “All the Secrets of Harmonic Leadership“ organized on the occasion of the publication of the latest book written by Velimir Srića, full professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, and an author of book series that address modern leadership, gathered many interesting speakers. Gordana Kovačević, President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Branko Roglić, the Owner of Orbico, Adrian Ježina, Vipnet Chief Technology Officer and Board Memeber, Slavko Vidović, Director of Infodom, Bruno Filipi, the Head of Coca Cola South Pacific and Miha Žerko, SRC’s Chairman of the Board participated in the panel discussion, moderated by the author.

CareWell Operational Phase Launching

CareWell Operational Phase Launching

The official start of the operational phase of the three year European project Carewell that was signed last year and is financed by the EU funds from the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme, was marked on Monday, June 29, with a press conference at the premises of Ericsson Nikola Tesla that is a partner of this project in Croatia, together with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, and the Croatian Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Health Economics. Together with the hosts, the event was attended by numerous respectable scientists and medical workers, members of relevant institutions, as well as by the Minister of Health, Siniša Varga, and Tatjana Prenđa Trupec, the Director of Croatian Health Insurance Fund (CHIF).

How to Reach Financial Close in the EU Projects

How to Reach Financial Close in the EU Projects

The conference “Two Years in the EU – How to Reach Financial Close in the Projects Financed by the EU Funds“, organized by PwC Croatia in cooperation with the business weekly Lider, under the auspices of the European Commission, was held on 16 June 2015 in Zagreb. Given that, the question of financing the entire project is often a challenge when it comes to the EU funds, the organizers' intention was to answer this question during a panel that addressed four crucial interrelated sectors that are important for the Croatian growth and development: energy efficiency and renewable energy resources, urban development, research and innovations and SMEs in the sectors of tourism, production and services.

Ericsson Mobility Report: 70 percent of world's population using smartphones by 2020

Advanced mobile technology will be globally ubiquitous by 2020 with 70 percent of people using smartphones and 90 percent covered by mobile broadband networks. Smartphone subscriptions will more than double by 2020, reaching 6.1 billion. Almost 80% of these new subscriptions will come from Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. By 2020 80 percent of all mobile data traffic will come from smartphones. North America and Europe will continue to have highest data usage per smartphone. Video traffic to grow 55 percent per year until 2020, driven by video streaming services and increasing prevalence of video in online content.

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company

On Tuesday, 2 June 2015, the Annual General Meeting of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company was held on the Company premises. The equity capital represented at the AGM was HRK 90,879,700 which corresponds to  68.39 % of the total Company's  equity, thus satisfying the legal conditions for the meeting to proceed and for its decisions to be legally valid. In the presence of a notary public, the AGM proceedings were conducted by Snježana Bahtijari, the AGM chairperson appointed by the Supervisory Board.

New 5G innovations boost mobile data speeds

Ericsson's latest 5G air interface initiative improves reliability and performance - to address IoT and Internet of Skills applications, as well as responding to the smartphone proliferation. Industry first, new advanced Multipoint Connectivity with Distributed MIMO, connects 5G mobile device to multiple 5G radio sites, delivering several MIMO streams. Ericsson's live 5G test networks in Stockholm, Sweden and Plano, Texas now welcome mobile operators, eco-system partners, academia, tech media and analysts to experience the future of mobile communications.

MIPRO 2015 – The Communication is (of) the Key (importance)

MIPRO 2015 – The Communication is (of) the Key (importance)

MIPRO, the biggest scientific and expert convention on information and communication technology, electronics and microelectronics in this part of Europe, traditionally gathers various representatives of science, education, state administration and of the most significant Croatian and global ICT companies. In front of more than 1200 experts from 42 countries, in Opatija, May 25 – 29, over 370 scientific and expert papers will be presented during ten simultaneous conferences, accompanied by seven round tables and four workshops.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 10 own shares, which makes 0.001% of share capital.

The Award “MRAK” for the Campaign “Rebuilding by Knowledge”

The Award “MRAK” for the Campaign “Rebuilding by Knowledge”

This year, for the eighth time, the Creativity and Innovation Day was held on May 22, at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Ericsson Nikola Tesla campaign “Rebuilding by Knowledge“ was caught in the net among the most quality innovative and creative products, together with education, tourism, socially responsible projects, etc. The campaign won the Award “MRAK”, presented by the Network for Development and Creativity (MRAK – Mreža za razvoj i kreativnost), as the best creative and innovative sustainable development project.

Ericsson Receives the 2015 Global Frost and Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology Leadership

This year Ericsson is winner of 2015 Frost & Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology Leadership. Ericsson is recognized for creating a single global standard for m-commerce. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to a company that has developed a pioneering technology that not only enhances current products, but also enables the development of newer products and applications. The award recognizes the high market acceptance potential of the recipient's technology.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and IPKO Signed a New Contract

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and IPKO Signed a New Contract

The President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Gordana Kovačević, MSc, and the Executive Director of Kosovo operator IPKO, Robert Erzin, MSc, signed a framework contract that defines the strategic relations for the following period. The contract relates to the modernization of IPKO radio access and microwave network. IPKO's existing 2G network will be upgraded with new Ericsson RBS 6000 base stations and new nodes in radio access network core segment.

Congratulation on the Occasion of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. Jubilee - 20 Years - Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

Congratulation on the Occasion of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. Jubilee - 20 Years - Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

Exactly 20 years ago, on Saturday, May 13, 1995, at location Krapinska 45 in Zagreb, after the time and place of the Assembly were changed, due to safety reasons, a historic Constituent Assembly of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company was held. On this day, although under air raid alert, the national and corporation flags and Ericsson logo were raised on our building's roof top. Our joint stock company officially began with its operation.

Spirit of the Entrepreneurship – Values in Leadership

Spirit of the Entrepreneurship – Values in Leadership

On Earth Day, a conference “The Spirit of Entrepreneurship – Values in Leadership” was held. In the panel discussion “The Entrepreneurial Spirit, Based on 3E (Ethics, Ecology, Economy – values as strategic guidelines in life and business)”, MSc. Gordana Kovačević, president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, participated.

Business results of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group in Q1 2015

Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, comments: “During Q1 2015, Ericsson Nikola Tesla continued its stable business performance. We stay focused on implementing our strategic goals and initiatives related to the business development in all markets and the improvement of profitability through cost efficiency and business excellence. The program of cost reduction is progressing ahead of plan and shows solid results during Q1 2015. As far as sales in targeted areas are concerned, I would like to highlight significant results and an increased operators' interest in the segment of OSS and BSS.

Q1 report 2015

Q1 report 2015

„Sales increased by 13% in the quarter. Significant currency movements impacted sales positively and Professional Services had a strong quarter.  Profitability improved in segment Global Services while it declined in segment Networks due to changed business mix“, said Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

International Girls in ICT Day

International Girls in ICT Day

This year for the first time, Croatia has, with a range of activities, joined the global movement of total 140 countries worldwide that on April 23, 2015 mark the International Girls in ICT Day. In Croatia, the main activity holder is the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) as a member of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and partners of the project are the Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) and the Company Ericsson Nikola Tesla (ENT).

Ericsson's new Sustainability report: Croatian contribution to Technology for Good programs

Ericsson's new Sustainability report: Croatian contribution to Technology for Good programs

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has published its new Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report summarizing its 2014 performance in the areas of: Responsible Business; Energy, Environment and Climate; and Communication for All. Croatian example of implementation of PSI system, which was realized in cooperation between Vipnet and Ericsson Nikola Tesla, is noticed as one of the few best examples of energy efficient practices around the world. For more information  about this project from the Adriatic coast, see the three-minute video on the YouTube channel of Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting

Pursuant to the Company Law, Art. 277, sections 2 and 3, the Managing Director of the joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on April 2, 2015 passed the decision on the convocation of the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the registered office of the Company in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on June 2, 2015 at 4 p.m.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and FER Continue Their Successful Cooperation

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and FER Continue Their Successful Cooperation

A contract for continuing successful cooperation and new projects with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER), University of Zagreb, was signed, representing a continuation of a traditionally good cooperation between Ericsson Nikola Tesla and higher education institutions in Croatia and the region.

Joint Information System for Land Registry and Cadaster (JIS)

Joint Information System for Land Registry and Cadaster (JIS)

The Ministry of Justice and State Geodetic Administration signed a contract with Ericsson Nikola Tesla on upgrade and expansion of Joint Information System for Land Registry and Cadaster (JIS), ten months after the completion of the project in which a public portal One Stop Shop was developed, using the EU funds for the Republic of Croatia.

Consumers to improve wellness through wearables

Smartphone owners expect quantifying and regulating stress will increase life expectancy by two years. Quantification of such behaviors today starts with wearables. However, those who are very satisfied with their wellness need both style and function: 55 percent say product design is important, while 59 percent buy technology devices to fulfill specific needs. With 62 percent interested in a microclimate monitor, wellness also entails understanding societal health hazards. Interest in wellness on a personal level may therefore inspire transformation on a societal level.

Our Expert Valuable Publication

Our Expert Valuable Publication

Damir Prusac, Manager ICT Systems Development in the Unit ICT Solutions for Industry& Society, is the author of the book that's just been published, “On the Trace of Agile Leadership - Principles and Practices for Human Work and Life”, in which he describes the experience with the modern principles and agile organization practices.  Lean and Agile are strategically important in the global organization, and Ericsson Nikola Tesla is one of the pioneers of their application, within Ericsson and in Croatia, as well.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at MWC 2015

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at MWC 2015

At Mobile World Congress, the most significant global telecommunication event, held in Barcelona, March 2-5, Ericsson presented a number of solutions, whether they regard hardware, software of services. The solutions and platforms from numerous areas were presented; the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) and LTE technology, managed services, OSS/BSS, TV and media, as well as the Cloud and IP. Based on its solutions, Ericsson creates a foundation for new ecosystems and business growth. The Networked Society changes entire industries and ICT tools became essential resources to daily business performance and citizens' everyday life, and the services provided by municipal services.

Finance function as support to growth

Finance function as support to growth

What role do CFOs have in abandoning the recession mind-set in companies?Even though traditionally considered to be the „cash register keepers“, the CFO conference organised by Deloitte and banka.hr held on 3 March in Zagreb has shown that their afore mentioned role is a matter of the past. The balancing act between costs and smart investments into the growth of their companies has become a CFO’s daily routine.

Announcement on the release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

According to the legal regulations (Article 464 Capital Market Low), Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on February 18, 2015, 100 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 10,000. The shares represent 0.008% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.008% votes at the Annual General Meeting.

Trends in Telecommunications, Technology and Media

Trends in Telecommunications, Technology and Media

A traditional conference, organized by PwC Croatia and business weekly Lider, Trends in Telecommunications, Technology and Media (TMT), again was a gathering point of all the leaders from the telecom sector and those related to communications, media and business, based on ICT.

Prevention – the Best Cure Against Cancer

Prevention – the Best Cure Against Cancer

Each year on February 4, we mark the World Cancer Day. The aim is to raise awareness on malignant diseases and point to methods of preventing, diagnosing and curing the disease, which is the cause of death of every 4th citizen in Croatia. Ericsson Nikola Tesla is already involved in the Ministry of Health National Prevention Programs (NPP).

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 218 own shares, which makes 0.016% of share capital.

ICT and the Future of Retail

A new research report from Ericsson and Imperial College London examines how near-ubiquitous access to ICT and information is transforming relationships between consumers and retailers.

Ericsson fourth quarter and full year report 2014

Ericsson fourth quarter and full year report 2014

"For the full year 2014, Ericsson showed stable sales development with solid operating margin. A sales decline in North America of -8% was compensated by growth in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Operating margin improved in the core business driven by higher share of capacity sales and efficiency enhancements.", says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

Crnogorski Telekom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla for the first time in Montenegro achieved up to 300 Mb/s downlink

Crnogorski Telekom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla have for the first demonstrated in Montenegro LTE Advanced technology – solution with carrier aggregation. With this testing, for the first time in Montenegro peak downlink was approx. 300 Mb/s. LTE Advanced technology enables higher data speeds to increase network capacity and enhance end-user experience.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 15 own shares, which makes 0.001% of share capital.

The Croatian Chamber of Economy – Chamber Zagreb Awarded “Zlatna kuna” to Ericsson Nikola Tesla

The Croatian Chamber of Economy – Chamber Zagreb Awarded “Zlatna kuna” to Ericsson Nikola Tesla

At the formal session of the Chamber Zagreb City Council, held on December 17, 2014, in the Grand Hall of the Croatian Chamber of Economy- Chamber Zagreb, traditional recognitions were awarded – “Zlatna kuna” Plaques to the most successful large, medium and small companies from the City of Zagreb and Zagreb County for the business results achieved and the technological and innovative excellence they presented. Along with businessmen, the session gathered the representatives of the City of Zagreb and Zagreb County, as well as the representatives of economic, scientific and other institutions.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla wins CSR Index Award

Ericsson Nikola Tesla wins CSR Index Award

Under the auspice of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ivo Josipović, on December 10, 2014, at Regent Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb, CSR Index Awards 2014 were officially presented.  The Awards are jointly presented by the Croatian Chamber of Economy and the Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development, with the aim to highlight Croatian companies that understand and properly implement corporate social responsibility.  The companies compete in four categories, with regard to their size and ownership type.

Women in Business

Women in Business

The business magazine Lider, for the fourth time gathered the business women of the region, in order to highlight their successful experiences, motivate them for new undertakings and support the initiative to increase the number of women in the leading positions in all society segments. A traditional Lider annual list of 300 leading women in Croatian business was presented, and the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla was highly ranked as second.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on Dec 8, 2014 it has acquired 1,224 own shares, which represent 0.092% of the Company's share capital.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that it has acquired 576 own shares on Dec 1, 2014, and 100 own shares on Dec 3, 2014, which together represent 0.05% of the Company's share capital.

Announcement on the release of shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

According to the legal regulations (Article 464 Capital Market Low), Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. (hereinafter: the Company) hereby announces that the Company Director, Gordana Kovačević released on November 25, 2014 100 shares of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., of the total nominal value of HRK 10,000. The shares represent 0.008% of the share capital of the Company and provide 0.008% votes at the Annual General Meeting.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on Nov 25, 2014, it has acquired 100 own shares which represent 0.008% of the Company's share capital.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla celebrates by donating to flood victims

Ericsson Nikola Tesla celebrates by donating to flood victims

Ericsson Nikola Tesla celebrates its 65 years of successful and socially responsible business by donating one million kuna for rebuilding the medical clinic in Gunja, which was completely destroyed in this years’ spring flood. During the ceremony, which was attended by Ivo Josipović, President of the Republic of Croatia, Branko Grčić, Deputy Prime Minister, Anka Mrak Taritaš, Minister of Construcion and Physical Planning, Vedran Mornar, Minister of Science, Education and Sports, Sandra Švaljek, Mayor’s Deputy from the City of Zagreb, and more than one hundred other people, including buyers, business partners and distinguished persons from Croatia public life, MSc Gordana Kovačević, president of the Company, presented the keys of the rebuild medical clinic in Gunja to Luca Lešić, the principal of the community health center. With this, the employees of the Company have once more, along with innovativeness and professionalism, shown responsibility towards the community, which they work in.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Celebrates 65 Years of Successful Business

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Celebrates 65 Years of Successful Business

Ericsson Nikola Tesla, by presenting a range of various activities, among which we especially highlight Innovation Days and the humanitarian action  “Rebuilding by Knowledge“,  celebrates 65 years of successful and socially responsible business performance. The final event takes place on November 27, at the Company premises, under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ivo Josipović. Apart from President Josipović, the event will also be attended by a hundred guests, representatives of socio-political and economic life, as well as the customers and partners from Croatia and abroad.

Best students and projects awarded

Best students and projects awarded

At the ceremony marking the Day of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, best students are regularly honored, often with the support of leading Croatian companies.

e-Prescription Wins Five Red Diamonds for Supreme User Experience

e-Prescription Wins Five Red Diamonds for Supreme User Experience

The Swiss ICERTIAS has recently conducted a public opinion poll in Croatia which demonstrated that Croatian citizens are very happy with the innovative paperless prescription service. The e-Prescription service was implemented into the Croatian healthcare system by Ericsson Nikola Tesla already in 2011, which places us amongst the global leaders in this service. The service is regularly used by more than four million people. e-Prescription enables Croatian healthcare services’ users to get a digital prescription from their doctors and to collect their medication in any pharmacy in Croatia without paper.

90 percent to have mobile phones by 2020, predicts Ericsson Mobility Report

Nine out of ten people aged six and over will have mobile phones by 2020. That is one of the most surprising predictions from the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. The report, one of the world’s leading analyses of data traffic and mobility, also sees smartphone subscriptions reaching 6.1 billion by 2020.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 1,357 own shares, which makes 0.10% of share capital.

Contemporary ICT solutions facilitate life in cities says new Ericsson ConsumerLab report

The study covers 9 cities worldwide-Beijing, Delhi, London, New York, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Stockholm and Tokyo-and explores how as citizens become smarter, so do the cities they inhabit. The report explores different concepts that will enable people to take a more proactive and participatory role in city life, from digital health monitoring to interactive road navigation and social bike and car sharing.

"Bricks from Split”

After Zagreb Innovation Day, its sequel was held in Split. Despite the strong wind and cloudy weather, the presenters did not hide their satisfaction and the employees their thrill, by the innovations they have seen.  Moreover, a high level of consciousness was presented, and hence, funds have been raised through a humanitarian action, in order to help the people from the areas impacted by this year’s catastrophic floods.

High Technologies – Key for Development

High Technologies – Key for Development

On November 5, Rijeka City Hall hosted, for the ninth time in a row, a Day of New Technologies – DaNTe 2014. The gathering was organized by the City of Rijeka – Information Technology Institute and the association MIPRO. The gathering addressed latest technologies, and one of the speakers was MSc Gordana Kovačević, Ericsson Nikola Tesla President, who spoke about innovations in the Networked Society.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 20 own shares, which makes 0.002% of share capital.

BIHTEL 2014 – X International Symposium on Telecommunications

BIHTEL 2014 – X International Symposium on Telecommunications

From October 27 – 29, 2014, Sarajevo is the host of the X International Symposium on Telecommunications, organized by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering University of Sarajevo, under technical co – sponsorship by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 8 (IEEE R8), in co-operation with major partner, BH Telecom. The Symposium was opened by MSc Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, holding a Keynote Speech „ICT Innovations in the Networked Society“.

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in first nine months 2014

Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, comments: “Third quarter results show continuing stabile business performance. Reflecting the first nine months, sales revenue decreased by 4.5% year-over-year. Sales revenue in the domestic market equals the last years, while the Ericsson market records further growth, which partially mitigated revenue decrease in other markets. Export share in total sales revenue is 74%.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 20 own shares, which makes 0.002% of share capital.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at the Days of Croatian Tourism

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at the Days of Croatian Tourism

On October 16 & 17, Opatija hosted the Days of Croatian Tourism, the biggest annual gathering of tourist professionals. Our expert, Damir Medved, spoke about technology in tourism and solutions that our Company, in consortium with domain partners, can offer this sector.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla awarded for investor relations

Ericsson Nikola Tesla awarded for investor relations

A conference called „Challenge of Change: Discovering the Future“ was held in Rovinj – a third conference organized by the Zagreb Stock Exchange, together with the Croatian Pension Funds, as a central event of the entire Croatian financial community, as well as that of the region. During the conference, three companies were awarded for investor relations, and Ericsson Nikola Tesla was among the laureates.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 68 own shares, which makes 0.005% of share capital.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 129 own shares, which makes 0.01% of share capital.

Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice in the Segment of Care for Employees

Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice in the Segment of Care for Employees

Within the project “CSR for ALL“ (“Corporate Social Responsibility for All“), co-financed by the European Union,  and conducted by the local partner, the Croatian Employers' Association, the awards for the examples of good CSR practice in Croatia were awarded.  Ericsson Nikola Tesla won the award for the best CSR practice in the segment of care for employees.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 1,174 own shares, which makes 0.09% of share capital.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla 14th Summer Camp

Ericsson Nikola Tesla 14th Summer Camp

This summer, Ericsson Nikola Tesla held its, already 14th year in a row, International Summer Camp – an excellent example how concrete and systematic collaboration of science and economy can be a reliable foundation for the society's development and progress. The Summer Camp, which hosted about 600 students from Croatia and abroad in the last 14 years, aims at top graduate students, mostly of electrical engineering and computing, and lately, it aims at students of other faculties, as well.

Rebuilding by Knowledge

Rebuilding by Knowledge

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Innovation Day 2014 showed, in a way fully in line to its title, a very broad specter of Ericsson Nikola Tesla employees’ professional playfulness, aside with a high level of social responsibility and expressed solidarity with the people of the areas hit by catastrophic flooding this year.

SoftCOM 2014

SoftCOM 2014

From September 17 to 19, the 22th International Scientific Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, SoftCOM 2014, was held in Split. The conference brought together scientists and experts from around the world with reported 159 works by authors from 30 countries. This year the technical sponsor of the SoftCOM conference was the most influential worldwide association for the promotion of scientific and professional work in the field of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), headquartered in New York City.

IPA 2009 project for the Croatian agency for medicines and medicinal products presented

IPA 2009 project for the Croatian agency for medicines and medicinal products presented

The project “Preparations for eCTD and Implementation of Digital Archival Information System” whose end beneficiary is the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Croatia (HALMED) was presented in Ericsson Nikola Tesla’s premises on Tuesday, 16 September.  The purpose of this project funded through the European Union’s IPA 2009 Programme for Croatia was to support HALMED’s efficient participation in the European medicines regulatory network.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla - First authorized economic operator with the AEOF certificate in Croatia

Ericsson Nikola Tesla is the first and only holder of the status of an authorized economic operator for customs simplifications/safety and security - AOEF certificate - in Croatia. AEOF certificate allows the company to be recognized as a reliable partner in the area of safety and security as a part of the Mutual Recognition Agreement that the European Union has signed with a number of countries in order to secure their supply chains, which ultimately contributes to safer and faster exchange of goods on a global scale.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at the CeBIT Bilişim

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at the CeBIT Bilişim

At the CeBIT Bilişim Trade Fair in Istanbul, the most important ICT event in Asia Minor, on September 14 ended the biggest joint appearance of Croatian ICT industry in history. Among 29 Croatian companies, Ericsson Nikola Tesla had a prominent position with the presentation of solutions in the field of e/m-health and e-government.

Ericsson ConsumerLab: streaming closing in on traditional TV as users want "anywhere access"

Streaming closing in on linear TV with a gap of just two percentage points in terms of weekly consumption.25 percent increase, in just two years, of consumers prepared to pay for access to content on any device, showing an increasing willingness to pay for "anywhere access". 'Binge viewing' multiple episodes of a TV show back-to-back is accelerating with the increasing popularity of new on-demand video services.

Hrvatski Telekom, Ericsson and Ericsson Nikola Tesla agree on cooperation in the field of managed services

Hrvatski Telekom, Ericsson and Ericsson Nikola Tesla agree on cooperation in the field of managed services

- HT selects Ericsson for partner in the construction and maintenance of telecommunications infrastructure, the contract on service provision signed for a 5 year period - Contract signed on transfer of HT’s technology unit for the construction and maintenance - 640 employees will be transferred from Hrvatski Telekom into the newly established subsidiary of Ericsson Nikola Tesla - Ericsson Nikola Tesla Servisi d.o.o. from September 2014

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Expands BH Telecom 3G network

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Expands BH Telecom 3G network

MSc Nedžad Rešidbegović, BH Telecom Director General, and MSc Gordana Kovačević, Ericsson Nikola Tesla President, signed a contract regarding the expansion of the existing 3G radio access network in the territory of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina on July 30, in Sarajevo. The contract's value is almost MHRK 28, and it encompasses the delivery of Ericsson cutting edge 3G equipment and the supporting services.

Ericsson 5G delivers 5 Gbps speeds

Live, over-the-air demonstration of Ericsson pre-standard 5G technology achieves 5 Gbps throughput in the 15 GHz frequency band. NTT DOCOMO and SK Telecom senior management witness Ericsson's achievement that employs innovative radio interface and advanced MIMO technology. 5G performance will enable new machine-to-machine applications that benefit both consumers and enterprises.

INTSIKT Plaque Awarded to Ericsson Nikola Tesla

INTSIKT Plaque Awarded to Ericsson Nikola Tesla

The tenth International Symposium on Information and Communication Technologies, INTSIKT, which gathers scientists and engineers focused on ICT, closed in Tuzla on 10 June. To mark the anniversary, our company was awarded a plaque for special contribution to the development and organisation of this esteemed gathering of experts.

Platinum Key for Ericsson Nikola Tesla

Platinum Key for Ericsson Nikola Tesla

The Croatian Exporters association awards the Golden Key to the best local exporters each year. To mark their 10th anniversary, they have decided to present special awards to exporters that have continuously proven their excellence. The high selection criteria were satisfied by eleven companies alone, among whom Ericsson Nikola Tesla, that were awarded at the 9th Croatian Exporters Convention.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla hosted PMI Croatia members

Ericsson Nikola Tesla hosted PMI Croatia members

The May gathering of PMI Croatia members, a voluntary non-profit professional organization that promotes development and improvement of project management in Croatia that was held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla, one of the founders of our national PMI branch, has confirmed a strong project management culture in the company with more than 60 active professional Project Managers.

EU project successfully completed

EU project successfully completed

The closing ceremony of project of the development of a One Stop Shop (OSS) for the Joint Information System of Land Registry and Cadastre (JIS), financed by the European Union’s IPA 2008 Programme for Croatia, was held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla on 30 May 2014. One Stop Shop was established through the project and 14 training courses for the use and administration of the established OSS system were held for the employees of the Ministry of Justice, the State Geodetic Administration and their stakeholders in which they were trained for future efficient use of JIS. Additionally, 11 Land Registry and 11 Cadastral offices were incorporated into the work of JIS (which is 10% of the total number of land registry and cadastral offices in Croatia).

FESB celebrates 54th birthday

FESB celebrates 54th birthday

Last week saw a five-day event Days of FESB at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split (FESB) in which the Faculty celebrated its 54th anniversary. Numerous activities and events aimed at the interested public and especially at former, present and future Faculty students took place throughout the week. The main ceremony at FESB hosted many guests from the academic, business and the public world from Split, other parts of Croatia and the neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was an excellent occasion to take a look back and to summarize the results achieved in the past year and to award the deserving individuals, organizations and companies.

MIPRO 2014

MIPRO 2014

The biggest non-commercial technological convention in the region, which is traditionally held in Opatija, was officially opened on May 28, with a current panel discussion on topic “Education for the 21st century“, during which, respectable businessmen and meritorious participants from the educational system, shared their thoughts, experiences and suggestions.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 940 own shares, which makes 0,071% of share capital.

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company

The Annual General Meeting of Ericsson Nikola Tesla Joint Stock Company was held on the company premises on Tuesday, 27 May 2014.  The equity capital represented at the AGM was HRK 89,379,100 which corresponds to 67.12 % of the total company's equity, thus satisfying the legal conditions for the meeting to proceed and for its decisions to be legally valid. The AGM proceedings were conducted in the presence of a notary public by Snježana Bahtijari, the AGM chairperson appointed by the Supervisory Board.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla helps people affected by flooding

Ericsson Nikola Tesla helps people affected by flooding

In recent days the eastern part of Croatia has been affected by flooding on an unprecedented scale. The situation is difficult also in the neighbouring countries of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia.  Ericsson Nikola Tesla, being a socially responsible company, immediately contacted the Red Cross and arranged a series of activities in order to help the inhabitants of the heaviest hit areas as quickly as possible and in the most suitable manner.

eSTUDENT Activities for Better Interaction with Businesses

eSTUDENT Activities for Better Interaction with Businesses

Case Study Competition, a project of the student association eSTUDENT, is a competition in solving real business cases on a given topic.  This year's competition attracted sixteen leading Croatian companies, including Ericsson Nikola Tesla, with the topic „Interaction of people and machines in a networked society – digital inclusion “.  Darko Huljenić, PhD, presented the awards to the best teams at the closing ceremony.

Vipnet and Ericsson Nikola Tesla win global award for green business

Vipnet and Ericsson Nikola Tesla win global award for green business

Global Telecom Business Award, a prestigious global award for the most innovative projects in the past year was awarded in London to Vipnet and Ericsson Nikola Tesla for the implementation of the Ericsson’s PSI system, an energy-saving solution for base stations. This is one of environmentally friendly solutions that Vipnet has applied to its business, thus significantly reducing its environmental impact.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Well-represented at the Telecom Arena

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Well-represented at the Telecom Arena

The international conference Telecom, Media & Technology Arena 2014 gathered leading telecommunications experts from South-Eastern Europe in Cavtat. They discussed future challenges in the telecommunications industry through the prism of regulatory bodies and telecommunication companies.

Ericsson completes acquisition of Red Bee Media

Ericsson has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media, a leading media services company headquartered in the UK. Through the acquisition, which was first announced in July 2013, Ericsson has acquired the services of more than 1,500 highly skilled employees based in the UK, Spain, France, Germany and Australia, as well as a number of high-profile customers.

Winners Will Always be Transforming

Winners Will Always be Transforming

Innovations Institute is a non-profit organization, focused on the development of regional innovation potentials. It has launched a series of lectures, during which the leaders from public life and business highlighted the key role of innovations and added values. The cycle of this year lectures was opened by MSc Gordana Kovačević, Ericsson Nikola Tesla President, by discussing the topic “Creation and Encouragement of Innovations Culture – Ericsson Nikola Tesla as an Example.

Check your data required for dividend payment - online

Referring to the dividend payment of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. that will be executed by the Central Depository & Clearing Company Inc. (SKDD), we kindly ask you to activate as soon as possible a free online service My e-account, through which you can check whether you have a correct account for payment and data on the tax address, registered in the SKDD depository.

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in Q1 2014

Gordana Kovačević, the President of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, commented on the Company’s performance: “Ericsson Nikola Tesla continued a solid business performance in Q1 2014, despite the current market environment. A significant increase in sales revenue was achieved in the domestic market, amounting to 37%. Ericsson market has a positive trend and an increase in revenue, as planned.”

Ericsson Nikola Tesla the Best Oracle Partner

Ericsson Nikola Tesla the Best Oracle Partner

Ericsson Nikola Tesla was granted the best Oracle partner award, in the category Technology&Cloud in the Central Europe. The Company deserved this recognition because of the excellent collaboration with Oracle in eHealth segment. The award was granted in a keen competition.

Ericsson Q1 report 2014

Ericsson Q1 report 2014

„Sales for comparable units, adjusted for currency, declined by -7% year-over-year, with continued negative impact from North America and Japan. All segments showed margin improvements,“ said Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

New record date for dividend

Pursuant to the Zagreb Stock Exchange rules, the shareholders who have the Company shares registered on their securities account in the Central Depository & Clearing Company on June 3, 2014, are entitled for the dividend payment in total amount of HRK 320 per share.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting

Pursuant to the Company Law, Art. 277, sections 2 and 3, the Managing Director of the joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on April 8, 2014 passed the decision on the convocation of the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the registered office of the Company in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on May 27, 2014 at 4 p.m.

Darko Huljenić appointed to The National Council for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development

Darko Huljenić appointed to The National Council for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development

The Croatian Parliament appointed on April 11 the National Council for Science, Higher Education and Technology Development, which is an expert body in charge of the development and quality of all scientific activities and the scientific system, higher education and technology development in the Republic of Croatia. The Council has 18 members who are all prominent Croatian experts. Ivo Družić was appointed the president, and the associate professor Darko Huljenić, Ph.D. is one of the members.

eRecord and Central Hospital Ordering System Presented at Oracle Day 2014

eRecord and Central Hospital Ordering System Presented at Oracle Day 2014

At Oracle Day conference, Darko Gvozdanović, expert from Ericsson Nikola Tesla, presented the near future in the national health care system, i.e. eRecord, and primarius Dr. Elvira Čeljuska Tošev, the head of the Department for Medical Documentation at the Clinic for infectious diseases  “Dr. Fran Mihaljević”, Zagreb, presented her experience with the hospital ordering system.

Challenges in e-Business at e-Biz 2014

Challenges in e-Business at e-Biz 2014

The conference named e-biz 2014 was dedicated to preferable preconditions, experiences and protection in eBussines systems, such as trade, production, procurement, sales, health care and administration.  Within the eHealth day, the Company Darko Gvozdanović  and  Mario Ravić presented the advantages of using eRecords and  mHealth in monitoring the health status of  chronic patients.

Program for Students from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Program for Students from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

For quite a number of yeas the company fosters excellent relations with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Tuzla, by being engaged on the joint projects, such as ETK Summer Camp and Intsikt conference. This collaboration expanded to the segment of a field teaching, and this was the reason for students and their mentors to visit Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

eHealth in Europe: what's the diagnosis?

eHealth in Europe: what's the diagnosis?

According to recent research findings on eHealth uptake, conducted by the European Commission in some thirty European countries, Croatia is, for the period from 2007 to 2013,  almost on a par with the European average. However, the speed and progress in using eHealth services puts us, together with Turkey, among top performing countries, while ePrescription being used by 99 % of General Practitioners (GPs) ranks us second in Europe.

Two Grand Prix(ex) to Ericsson Nikola Tesla, and Grand Prix to Snježana Bahtijari, for her contribution to the profession

Two Grand Prix(ex) to Ericsson Nikola Tesla, and Grand Prix to Snježana Bahtijari, for her contribution to the profession

Grand PRix awards are granted by HUOJ for the best communications projects. This year, even 45 projects competed for the award. The jury of eleven communications experts, headed by Mr Mario Aunedi Medek, assessed the projects in eight categories, and granted special awards for the communicator of the year, and for the contribution to the profession.

Sharing Good Practice in Project Management

Sharing Good Practice in Project Management

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) along with the Project Management Institute (PMI) is a global reference organization that gathers experts, enhances and certificates their competences and promotes the importance of top quality project management in the economy. It was one of the first workshops for young members of IPMA that was held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla, with an aim to get them familiar with a work in the Company Project Management unit (ETK PMO).

Proposal for dividend of 320 HRK

At the Ericsson Nikola Tesla Supervisory Board and Managing Director meeting of March 11, 2014, it was proposed that at the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting the regular dividend payment to the amount of 20 HRK per share and extraordinary dividend to the amount of 300 HRK per share is adopted.

Italgas selects Ericsson smart metering solution

Italgas - the leading natural gas distributor in Italy with about 6 million customers, has chosen Ericsson to provide an innovative smart meter solution for its industrial users. This will enable Italgas to transform both technology and processes in automated meter measurement and control. This solution is the first advanced meter management and reading system for the gas market in Italy.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Active Role at MWC 2014

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Active Role at MWC 2014

The most important telecommunication event, Mobile World Congress, is the right place to get acquainted with the demo applications, which show the possibilities the future brings. With this intention, Ericsson presented a series of new interesting novelties, and we highlight only the most important ones:  extremely fast mobile broadband access, debuts in the segments of LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation and Coordinated Radio Access Network, Global Network Operations Center with live data from live network, the latest solutions in LTE Broadcast and digital signing, and, for the first time, Ericsson thin modems.

Vipnet first in Europe to implement Ericsson's PSI system for additional energy savings on base stations

Vipnet first in Europe to implement Ericsson's PSI system for additional energy savings on base stations

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona saw yesterday Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Vipnet presenting the revolutionary PSI system for saving energy used by base stations. Already in its test phase the system showed greater performance and coverage than any other classic solutions for base stations which use renewable energy sources. This system recorded additional 40 to 50 percent energy savings.

Survival guide to the next generation working life

Mobile and digital technologies are expanding into society, business and private life and are changing how we work. According to an Ericsson Networked Society Lab study, employees need to adopt a new set of skills in order to remain relevant in the market. Employers need to motivate people to stay when employees have a growing need for a deeper level of meaning in their work.

Ericsson fourth quarter and full year report 2013

Ericsson fourth quarter and full year report 2013

Ericsson’s sales for comparable units, adjusted for FX, grew 5% for the full year. I am pleased that we have successfully closed the IPR cross-licensing agreement with Samsung. Our industry is built on scale and a strong tradition of sharing technologies through licensing on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms. The agreement shows the value of our R&D investments and enables both companies to continue to innovate and bring new technologies to the market” says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

e-Health in Armenia

Ericsson Nikola Tesla was chosen by the Government of the Republic of Armenia to implement the Integrated Health Information System (IHISA) (e-Health System). National e-health system brings benefits to patients, medical institutions, insurance companies and economy. Utilizing ICT potential in healthcare system will ensure integral medical services for the citizens of Armenia.

Croatian Public Relation Association Visited Our Company

Croatian Public Relation Association Visited Our Company

Ericsson Nikola Tesla was visited by a group of public relations experts, members of Croatian Public Relation Association (HUOJ) and Croatian Public Relation Association Student Section. Ericsson Nikola Tesla President, Gordana Kovačević, MSc, addressed the members in her opening remarks, and along with a  few personal recommendations on encouraging the quality and the credibility of communications profession, specially highlighted the importance of strategic communication, as an indispensable part in successful companies' business performance.

Attracting Attention as a Positive Example

Attracting Attention as a Positive Example

Besides the successful performance, the company is well known in public as caring for young people. On Tuesday, Jan. 21 a group of undergraduates studying management and entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Economics and Tourist Trade in Pula, and the undergraduates studying business informatics at Vern, University of Applied Science, accompanied by their professors, visited the company.

The 10 hot consumer trends of 2014

The 10 hot consumer trends of 2014

Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified some of the most important consumer trends for 2014 and beyond. The trends include apps that will change society, your body being your password, and video consumption being driven by friends.

Notice of the Payment of Retained Tax and Surtax on Dividend

Since the dividend, which Ericsson Nikola Tesla paid to its Company Shareholders in June 2013, from 2003 and partly 2004 retained earnings; has still remained subjected to income tax and surtax regardless of the recent legal changes, the Company shall pay calculated tax and surtax to the Tax Administration account by the end of 2013.

All-Employee Meeting

All-Employee Meeting

The Large Zagreb Music Hall, Vatroslav Lisinski, was the only suitable interior to accommodate all Ericsson Nikola Tesla employees, those coming from Zagreb and Split, and Sarajevo, to gather together for their annual meeting. After some two and a half hour of the “meeting”, when the official program ended, the opinion of majority of attendees can be summarized in a sentence: “We have learned many new things and it was again interesting, unusual and quite different”.

Women in Business

Women in Business

At the conference organized by the magazine Lider, under the title “ Women in Business”, owners, directors and managers of the companies in the region gathered, with the aim to share the successful experiences, bring together and connect business women in the region and to motivate new ventures and  encourage the initiative for a greater representation of women in decision-making positions. At the round table, under the title “Women and Innovations”, apart from Ericsson Nikola Tesla President, Gordana Kovačević, MSc, who is this year once again at the very top of the most powerful women in Croatian business, based on the survey conducted by the magazine Lider,  Malin Elisabeth Holmberg, Tele 2 Croatia Chairman of the Board, also participated, together with two young innovators from Vienna,  Ana Burica and Josipa Majić and Saša Cvetojević, the founder of the Zagreb Entrepreneurship Incubator.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Christmas Party

Ericsson Nikola Tesla Christmas Party

This year, traditionally, by gathering numerous customers, business partners and distinguished persons from the public and economic life, Ericsson Nikola Tesla marked the ending of the business year 2013.  In a pleasant atmosphere of Vintage Industrial Bar in Zagreb, the guests and the hosts had the opportunity to talk about the most important achievements this year and about the plans for the future.

eWALL Offers more Secure and Enjoyable life to Senior Citizens

eWALL Offers more Secure and Enjoyable life to Senior Citizens

According to the rating of the European Commission, Croatia plays an important role in scientific research, although it just recently became a member of the European Union. The European Commission stated an important contribution from the private sector, specially highlighting the company Ericsson Nikola Tesla, which actively participates in a series of European projects. In the project UNIVERSAAL, which should enable ICT industry an easier development and implementation of solutions for the, so called Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) – hardware and software, which will increase the quality of life for elderly population, project Cloudscale, and other projects, as is the eWALL.

Notification of acquisition of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on Nov 20 to Nov 21, 2013, it has acquired 545 own shares which represent 0.04% of the Company's share capital.

Notification of acquisition of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that in the period from Nov 18 to Nov 20, 2013, it has acquired 1,455 own shares which represent 0.109% of the Company's share capital.

Prime Minister Zoran Milanović visited Ericsson Nikola Tesla

Prime Minister Zoran Milanović visited Ericsson Nikola Tesla

The delegation of the Republic of Croatia, headed by the Prime Minister, Zoran Milanović, who was accompanied by DSc Siniša Hajdaš Dončić,  the Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, and Assoc. Prof. DSc Željko Jovanović,  Minister of Science, Education and Sports and other  associates, paid a working visit to Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla engaged in Modernization of BH Telecom Core Network

Ericsson Nikola Tesla engaged in Modernization of BH Telecom Core Network

MSc Nedžad Rešidbegović, the director general of BH Telecom, the leading operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and MSc Gordana Kovačević, the president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, the leading regional provider of telecom solutions, signed in Sarajevo the contract on modernization of a part of BH Telecom core network. The contract value amounts to MHRK 20.

New Ericsson report: Smartphones change cities

New Ericsson report: Smartphones change cities

In a new Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab report, smartphone users in São Paolo, Beijing, New York, London and Tokyo were asked about their interest in, and the potential development of, 18 new services relating to important aspects of city life.

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in first nine months 2013

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in first nine months 2013

“We can be satisfied with the results achieved during this year, including also our successful performance in Q3. Operating profit increased by 20.4%, while net profit increased by 14.8% YoY. Gross margin grew to 17%, primarily due to a more favorable product/service mix. Return on sales increased to 11.2 %. Total cash balances, including current financial assets, amounted to MHRK 470.3. A solid cash flow from operating activities amounted to MHRK 70.4. The Company’s balance sheet remains strong with total assets of MHRK 1,013.8 and equity ratio of 62.6%," commented Gordana Kovačević, the president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Ericsson Q3 report 2013

Ericsson Q3 report 2013

Ericsson today reported that sales for comparable units, adjusted for foreign exchange rates (FX), grew 3 percent in the third quarter of 2013. President and CEO Hans Vestberg said the reported sales were slightly down year-on-year, primarily due to continued currency headwind.

New Ericsson Nikola Tesla Contracts amounting to MHRK 80

Apart from the recently signed contract with BH Telecom, as already published, Ericsson Nikola Tesla signed several contracts in Croatia and in the neighboring countries’ market amounting to MHRK 80. These contracts cover mobile and fixed network extension and enhancement, as well as the solutions delivery in the industry and society segment.

Students inspired by the networked society

Students inspired by the networked society

Ericsson Nikola Tesla held its, already a traditional 13th year in a row, International Summer Camp. The Summer Camp aims at top graduate students of electrical engineering and computing. Due to project type and nature students from the Faculty of Geodesy, the University of Zagreb, took part for the first time in the Summer Camp. A total of 68 students participated in the Camp program. Under the expert supervision of mentors, coming from Croatia, Sweden, Hungary and China, students worked on 33 projects in Zagreb, Split and Budapest.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on October 1 and 2, it has acquired 475 own shares which represent 0.036% of the Company's share capital.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and BH Telecom Collaborate on Operation Support Systems

Nedžad Rešidbegović, MSc, BH Telecom Managing Director, and Gordana Kovačević, MSc, Ericsson Nikola Tesla President, signed a contract on Operation Support Systems (OSS) aimed for telecom operators, amounting to MHRK 15. This solution will enable BH Telecom greater efficiency and competitiveness, and simultaneously a simpler and faster implementation of cutting edge services.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that on September 24, it has acquired 525 own shares which represent 0.039% of the Company's share capital.

Home broadband speed Impacts household income

Ericsson, in conjunction with Arthur D. Little and Chalmers University of Technology, today releases results of a joint study on the economic effects of broadband access speed on households. This household-level (microeconomic) study reveals thresholds for the minimum speed upgrade needed to provide a statistically significant impact on household income. These thresholds are different for OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development)and BIC (Brazil, India and China) countries.

Notification of acquisition of treasury shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify that it has acquired 1,000 own shares which represent 0.075% of the Company's share capital.

Notification of disposal of own shares

Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. („the Company“) with headquarter in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, hereby notify the disposal of 2,305 own shares, which makes 0.17% of share capital.

Ericsson closes acquisition of Microsoft Mediaroom

Mediaroom is the world's most deployed IPTV platform, serving almost 13 million consumer households. Acquisition confirms Ericsson as a world leader for cutting edge TV-over-IP delivery with a combined market share of around 25%. Deal represents a strategic addition to Ericsson's multi-screen offering.

Ericsson ConsumerLab: Place-shifting newest TV and video viewing habit

72% of respondents watch TV and video on mobile devices each week. Content watched in separate chunks of time, but seamlessly on different devices and in different situations. More than 40% of respondents over age 65 watch on-demand content. Consumers rank "à la carte" video content as a top-five aspect of their viewing experience.

Ericsson wins M2M Evolution Product of the year award

Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud acknowledged by M2M Evolution Magazine for its superior contribution to the rapidly evolving M2M industry. Robust Service Enablement platform enables the connected automotive ecosystem, including application developers, government organizations, businesses, automotive manufacturers and consumers.

Ericsson continues leadership in the Magic Quadrant for LTE Infrastructure 2013

Ericsson once again named a Leader in the LTE industry within premier analyst firm Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report. Ericsson's end-to-end offering, footprint and professional services give a uniquely strong position to leverage Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) accounts. Ericsson powers 9 of top 10 LTE operators’ live networks.

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in H1 2013

“The Company continued its successful business performance during H1, being focused on profitable growth, efficiency, cash flow and risk management. Operating profit increased by 34.6%, while net profit increased by 9.7% YoY. Gross margin increased to 19%, primarily due to favorable product mix. Return on sales (ROS) increased to 13.1%. Despite  dividend payment in June, total cash balances, including current financial assets, remained at the high level of MHRK 429.8 at the end of the H1. Cash flow from operating activities is positive. The Company's balance sheet remained strong with total assets of MHRK 989.4  and equity ratio of 62.5%." commented Gordana Kovačević, the president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla.

Ericsson Research on the importance of indoor small cells in heterogeneous networks

Indoor small-cell solutions play an important role for users, operators, enterprises and shopping malls alike. Small picos deployed indoors can be successfully integrated with the surrounding network deployments, enhancing the user experience and helping operators to get the most out of the network.A majority of broadband traffic is generated indoors. In-building solutions such as small picos or larger systems are important when the requirements cannot be met using an outdoor solution.

Ericsson Q2 report 2013

Ericsson Q2 report 2013

"Sales for comparable units, adjusted for FX, grew 7%. Reported sales were flat YoY, due to continued currency headwind," said Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

Ericsson expands EMT's LTE network nationwide in Estonia

A new 800MHz license and an extraordinarily fast turnkey rollout by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) gave the Estonian operator EMT, belonging to the TeliaSonera group, the chance to expand to nationwide LTE (4G) coverage six months earlier than originally planned. Access to the new spectrum enabled EMT to nearly double the geographical area covered by its LTE networks, bringing the benefits of advanced data speeds to rural areas.

Gordana Kovačević – “The Manager of the Decade”, “The Business Woman of the Year” and Ericsson Nikola Tesla – “The Company of the Decade”

Gordana Kovačević – “The Manager of the Decade”, “The Business Woman of the Year” and Ericsson Nikola Tesla – “The Company of the Decade”

The 28th awards granting ceremony took place in a solemn atmosphere on Thursday, July 4, in Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina. The recognitions were granted to the best managers and public figures in the region South Eastern and Central Europe. The prize awarding ceremony attended several hundred most successful mangers from a dozen of countries and a large number of economic, political and public figures coming from the region.

Contel 2013

Contel 2013

At the recently held ConTEL conference, the company was present through a number of activities, such as the presentation by Gordana Kovačević MSc, who was an invited speaker, participation in the Technical Program Committee, then through conducting sessions and reading papers as well as by presentation of the company’s solutions. Gordana Kovačević was granted an annual award by the Communications Department of the Croatian section of IEEE for her great contribution to the employment of young specialists in Croatia and for the development of the ICT technology, based on the domestic knowledge, research and innovations.

New contracts amounting to more than MHRK 44

Ericsson Nikola Tesla contracted on the domestic market and neighboring countries markets new deals amounting to more than MHRK 44. It is primarily about deals related to the upgrading and expansion of mobile and fixed networks.

Notice of the Dividend Payment

Pursuant to the Decision on Dividend Payment, taken at the General Annual Meeting of the joint stock company, Ericsson Nikola Tesla, held on May 28, 2013, hereby we notify the Shareholders that the dividend for the business year 2012 in the total amount of HRK 170 per share (HRK 20 for the regular dividend and HRK 150 for the extraordinary dividend) will be paid on June 26, 2013.

1 billion subscribers benefit from Ericsson's Managed Services

Ericsson reaches milestone of providing managed services to networks that serve 1 billion subscribers. As the undisputed leader in managed services, Ericsson has signed more than 300 contracts worldwide. The trend toward anywhere, always-on broadband connectivity and excellent user experience continues to drive the demand for managed services.

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

Annual General Meeting held in Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d.

The Annual General Meeting of Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. shareholders was held on May 28, 2013 with the represented equity capital of HRK 86,683,400, which means, 65.09 percent of the total company's share capital. Thus, the conditions for lawfully convened and eligible operation of the annual general meeting were established, which was the prerequisite for the decisions taken to be legally valid. With the presence of a notary public, the general meeting procedures were conducted by its president Snježana Bahtijari, who was appointed to the position by the Company Supervisory Board.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at International Convention MIPRO 2013

Ericsson Nikola Tesla at International Convention MIPRO 2013

A five-day international convention MIPRO 2013 that this year gathered in Opatija more than a thousand ICT experts and scientist from some thirty countries ended on May 24, after an intense synergy established among the gathered representatives from economy, education, science and state administration.

e-Health Croatia in Dublin

e-Health Croatia in Dublin

More than 3000 medical and IT professionals and members of European state and regional administrations, attended the opening of this year’s eHealth week in Dublin on May 13. Among 120 companies-exhibitors there is the Croatian exhibition area titled eHealth Croatia.

Does Croatia create entrepreneurs and employees for future?

Does Croatia create entrepreneurs and employees for future?

Setting up links between the science and economy was in the focus of this year thirteenth business and technological conference Microsoft WinDays that was held in Umag.  On the last conference day, at the round table titled “Does Croatia create entrepreneurs and employees for future ? ”, the topic was the competitiveness and education.  The participants were MSc Gordana Kovačević, the president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, Ivan Vidaković, director of Microsofta Hrvatska, Prof. DSc Ivan Đikić , from the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Prof. DSc Nedjeljko Perić, the dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Prof. DSc Saša Zelenika, Assistant Minister of Science, Education and Sport, as well as  Vedran Kružić, Assistant Minister of Economy.

Business results of joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla in Q1 2013

Gordana Kovačević, the president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, comments: “During Q1 the Ericsson Nikola Tesla continued its successful business performance, focusing on the implementation of the strategic priorities. We continued to focus on efficiency improvement and cost optimization in order to increase the profitability and competitiveness on the market. We achieved a solid sales revenue growth amounting to 35% year-over-year. Sales revenue growth was reported in all market segments.

Ericsson Nikola Tesla – Winner of Index CSR award

Ericsson Nikola Tesla – Winner of Index CSR award

At the 4 th National Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, held under the auspice of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Prof Dr Ivo Josipović, on April 25, 2013, in The Regent Esplanade Hotel, the European awards for CSR and Index for Community Social Responsibility were formally awarded.

Ericsson Q1 report 2013

“Sales showed positive development in the quarter with a growth of 2% YoY, despite currency headwind. Sales for comparable units, adjusted for FX and hedging, grew 7%,” said Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC).

e-Call Award

e-Call Award

The Croatian Consortium among the total of nine countries included in the Paneuropean project named HeERO (Harmonised eCall European Pilot) was awarded a special prize for the most successful implementation and testing of e-Call, and Ericsson Nikola Tesla is a technology partner in this important project.

60 years of collaboration

60 years of collaboration

At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Croatia Ivo Josipović, the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia paid their first state visit to the Republic of Croatia, during which they visited the company Ericsson Nikola Tesla on April 17.

“New face” of our web

“New face” of our web

After almost a decade of complex operation on two severs with two various platforms, the Company pages were unified in an up-to-date design and by applying new tools and can be reached at the new address: www.ericsson.hr. Over the past 15 years of the Company's web site existence, dating from the last century and the times when Ericsson Nikola Tesla pages were among the first in the Croatian public cyberspace, their content has been comprehensively adjusted several times to be in line with the modern design and structural trends, as evidenced by the attached illustration.

Ericsson to acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

Ericsson has reached an agreement with Microsoft to acquire its TV solution Mediaroom business. This will make Ericsson the leading provider of IPTV and multi-screen solutions with a market share of over 25%. Closing expected during the second half of 2013.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting

Pursuant to the Company Law, Art. 277, sections 2 and 3, the Managing Director of the joint stock company Ericsson Nikola Tesla Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on April 9, 2013 passed the decision on the convocation of the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the registered office of the Company in Zagreb, Krapinska 45, on May 28, 2013 at 4 p.m.

Multiple Golden Index Award Winner

Multiple Golden Index Award Winner

Golden Index is the award for Socially Responsible Business performance and is intended for student population. Ericsson Nikola Tesla’s Summer Camp is the laureate in the category “Project organizing for students”, and the Company is awarded for the best image, according to students’ opinion and a Grand Prix for large companies.

Agreements on Cooperation with Primorsko-Goranska County and Faculty of Economics in Rijeka

Agreements on Cooperation with Primorsko-Goranska County and Faculty of Economics in Rijeka

Two agreements on business cooperation in the area of regional development and infrastructure of this County were signed in the premises of Primorsko-Goranska County administration, today . MSc Gordana Kovačević, the president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, signed the first one with Prof.DSc. Vidoje Vujić, acting county prefect, and the other one, with on the same subject with prof. DSc Heri Bezić, the dean of the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka.

Ericsson Fourth quarter and full year 2012 report

Ericsson Fourth quarter and full year 2012 report

“Our segments showed mixed developments during the year with strong growth in Global Services and Support Solutions, while Networks had a more challenging year. Support Solutions went from losses in 2011 into profitability and together with Global Services represented close to 50% of Group sales in 2012, compared to 42% in 2011,” says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

Conference on Trends in Telecommunications and Media

Conference on Trends in Telecommunications and Media

A conference on trends in telecommunications and media was held on Jan. 22 in Zagreb in cooperation between a magazine Lider and auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers. The conference gathered a respectable number of participants from the given industries. It offered interesting lectures, exclusive opinions given by leaders of telecom companies, media and entertainment. In addition, a round table was organized where leaders of the above industries in Croatia participated.

Ericsson Wins ‘Product of the Year’ Award

Ericsson has won a ‘Product of the Year’ award for the company’s leading-edge 3E BMR456 and BMR457 digital power DC/DC Advanced Bus Converters from Electronic Products, a leading trade publication for electronic design engineers.

Nikola Tesla remembered on 70th death anniversary

Nikola Tesla remembered on 70th death anniversary

Nikola Tesla, a genius with visionary mind, the world famous investigator and scientist in the area of electrical engineering, a man who improved our contemporary daily life beyond recognition, was born in 1856 in Smiljan, in the vicinity of Gospić, and died on Jan. 7, 1943 in New York.