TIM and Ericsson, alongside Qualcomm, have successfully completed Europe’s first connection overcoming the 2 Gbps speed barrier on a 5G live commercial network. The connection was completed on a 26 Gigahertz (GHz) millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequency that was acquired by TIM as part of the Italian government’s 5G bid.
• Early technology adopter consumers expect an Internet of Senses by 2030, enabling a new service economy based on digital sensory experiences • With the human brain as the user interface, consumers expect devices to respond to thoughts, creating a new interaction paradigm • Most consumers believe that Internet of Senses’ services will make society more environmentally sustainable
At the 9th international “Women in Business” conference, Lider business weekly and Bisnode company presented the list of most powerful women in Croatian business. Gordana Kovačević, president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, has for many years been on the list of most influential women and named the most powerful woman in Croatian business for four consecutive years. This year, the jury therefore presented Gordana Kovačević with a special award for the overall contribution to Croatian economy.
• 5G to cover up to 65 percent of the world’s population by the end of 2025 and handle 45 percent of global mobile data traffic • Smartphone users to consume a global average of 24 GB per month in 2025 from 7.2 GB currently, as video usage increases and new services become available • Total number of cellular IoT connections estimated at five billion by the end of 2025, from 1.3 billion by end of 2019
At the annual conference on corporate social responsibility, CSR Index awards were officially presented for the 12th consecutive time. Organized by the Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development (HR PSOR) and the Croatian Chamber of Economy (HGK), and in the presence of numerous renowned guests, the awards were presented to companies for the best CSR achievements. The companies were awarded in nine categories, and more than a hundred companies entered the competition this year.
Ericsson Nikola Tesla, the largest Croatian exporter of knowledge and one of the leading ICT companies in the region, celebrated 70 years of successful business. The unforgettable event in Arena Zagreb was attended by over 4000 guests, famous people from public life and scientific community, customers, business partners, employees and retired employees.