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What Is Comcast’s Opinion about 5G?
In the telecom world, 5G (fifth-generation) is generating a lot of hype, as it could provide 10x–100x faster wireless speeds than 4G.
Factors that Impacted Ericsson Stock in H1 2018
Ericsson (ERIC) stock returned 17.0% in the first half of 2018.
What to Expect from Ericsson in 2Q17
Ericsson (ERIC) is expected to announce its 2Q17 results on July 18, 2017. Analysts expect Ericsson to post revenue of $5.7 billion with a low estimate of $5.6 billion and a high estimate of $5.8 billion for the quarter.
The Word on the Street: What Analysts Recommend for Cisco Systems
Cisco has generated investor returns of 5.9% in the trailing 12-month period, and -3.9% in the trailing one-month period. It generated 0.6% in 2015.
Cisco and Ericsson Join Hands to Take on Huawei
On November 9, Cisco and Ericsson announced a major partnership where both companies would develop new products. Both face competition from nokia and Huawei.
How Do Analysts View Cisco?
Cisco (CSCO) has generated investor returns of -5.7% in the trailing-12-month period and -3% in the trailing-one-month period.
Why the North American Market Is Exciting for Ericsson
Ericsson (ERIC) has set a goal to deliver a gross profit margin of 37%–39% by 2020.
Cisco Systems: How Did It Do in Fiscal 4Q16 and Fiscal 2016?
On August 17, 2016, Cisco Systems (CSCO) announced its fiscal 4Q16 and fiscal 2016 results. It reported revenue of $12.6 billion, an increase of 2% YoY.
How Is Ericsson Stock Performing in July 2017?
In the trailing-one-month period, Ericsson (ERIC) has generated returns of -1.1%. In the trailing-12-month period, the stock has fallen 2.4%.
How Wall Street Analysts View Juniper Networks
Of the 29 analysts covering Juniper Networks (JNPR), nine gave it a “buy” recommendation, two recommended a “sell,” and 18 gave it a “hold” recommendation.
What Can Investors Expect from Nokia’s Upcoming 3Q16 Earnings?
Nokia (NOK) will be announcing its 3Q16 results on October 27, 2016. Analysts estimate revenues of $6.5 billion with a low estimate of $6.3 billion and a high of $6.7 billion.
Facebook Determined to Make Money in Africa
Through Internet.org, Facebook offers various countries in the developing world a free app that enables users there to access certain websites and apps without any data charges.
Why Nokia Is Cutting Jobs in France
Nokia’s French R&D unit, where the company is required to have hired a total of 2,500 employees before the end of 2018, is expected to be spared the layoff.
What Just Happened to Ericsson’s Stock Price?
Shares of telecom equipment firm Ericsson (ERIC) fell ~10% in July 2017 to close the month at $6.42.
Making Sense of the Verizon–Ericsson SD WAN Deal
Verizon’s Enterprise Solutions revenues dipped to less than $2.5 billion in 1Q17 from more than $2.5 billion a year earlier.
Swedish Krona Gains on Positive Growth Figures
The Swedish krona gained by more than 1.5% against the US dollar and 1.0% against the euro on September 11, 2015, as the economy grew at a faster rate than expected in 2Q15.
Norwegian Krone Extended Appreciation Trend Last Week
The Norwegian krone appreciated against the US dollar on October 9, 2015, as a result of positive inflation data.
Unpacking Verizon’s Interest in Fiber-Optic Assets
On August 1, Verizon stated it would spend $225 million to acquire a high-capacity fiber network in the Chicago area belonging to WideOpenWest. Verizon had been leasing this fiber network, which provides connectivity to more than 1,000 cell sites.
Danish Krone Fell and Inflation Was below the Forecasts
The Danish krone fell against the US dollar on November 10, 2015. The inflation figures for October were below the expectations.
Behind Cisco’s Financial Metrics
Cisco Systems (CSCO) now has a dividend yield of 3.4%, or $0.29, which indicates an annualized dividend payout of $1.16.
How Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, and Juniper Performed in 1Q17
Cisco has seen its share price rise 11.8% since the start of calendar 2017 and 17% in the trailing-12-month period, closing 1Q17 at $33.8.
Swedish Krona and Danish Krone Depreciate after Inflation Reports
The Swedish krona depreciated against the US dollar by more than 1% on December 10, 2015, as inflation levels released below estimates for November.
Ericsson Partners with Sprint on IoT Program
Ericsson (ERIC) and Sprint (S) have joined forces in a program to develop a network and operating system to power IoT (Internet of Things) devices.
Apple Displaced to 5th Position in China Smartphone Market in 1Q18
Apple (AAPL) sold fewer smartphones in China than its main rivals in the country in 1Q18.
What’s Expected to Drive Ericsson’s Revenue in 2018 and Beyond?
The market environment is expected to improve for Ericsson in fiscal 2019 with the introduction of 5G.
What Do Analysts Recommend for Juniper?
Juniper Networks (JNPR) has generated investor returns of -15.6% in the trailing-12-month period and -0.8% in the trailing-one-month period.
A Look at Ericsson’s Managed Services Segment
The key drivers for the Managed Services segment are the complexity of network systems and the high demand for improving customer experience.
Why Facebook continues to focus on its Internet.org project
The Internet.org project launched in August 2013 with a view to bring affordable Internet access to everyone around the world. This project was launched between Facebook (FB) and six mobile phone companies.
Ericsson Is Building 5G Network for South Korea’s Top Operator
Ericsson (ERIC) continues to win 5G contracts from top operators.
What Were Cisco’s Major Acquisitions in Fiscal 3Q16?
In fiscal 3Q16, Cisco (CSCO) closed five acquisitions. It acquired Jasper Technologies, making Cisco the largest cloud-based IoT (Internet of Things) service platform.
Huawei’s Earnings Show Cracks amid Looming UK Ban
Huawei, one of China’s technology champions and a frequent target of the Trump administration, has started showing signs of strain.
2 Stocks to Buy amid Huawei’s Growing 5G Troubles
Unfortunately for Huawei’s 5G business, its alleged ties with the Chinese government have complicated its chances in the global market.
Everything You Should Know before Investing in Nokia Stock
Nokia (NYSE:NOK) had a rough year in 2019. The stock fell more than 36% last year. Can the stock rebound in 2020?
Will the US Buy Nokia and Ericsson to Counter Huawei?
Last week, US Attorney General William Barr suggested that the Trump administration should acquire Nokia and Ericsson to counter Huawei in the 5G race.
Cisco: Dividends and Share Buybacks Attract Investors
Cisco Systems (CSCO) regularly returns value to its shareholders through dividends and share buybacks. This signals that the company has strong cash flows.
Nokia Acquires Alcatel-Lucent to Challenge Ericsson
Nokia agreed to acquire Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the deal at $16.6 billion. The merger will help reduce operating expenses.
Why Microsoft rebranded Nokia and Windows Phones
Microsoft stated that Nokia failed to generate the image of a smartphone maker in people’s memories, which led Microsoft to rebrand the phones as Microsoft Lumia.
Highlights of CalPERS holdings in 4Q14
CalPERS noted that it has recovered approximately $900 million to date from settlements related to investment losses sustained during the financial crisis.
Nokia and Ericsson Stocks Gain in Early Trading
Nokia (NOK) and Ericsson (ERIC) shares are trading higher today. While Nokia has risen more than 3%, Ericsson has risen more than 5%.
Ericsson and Huawei Still Lead Evolved Packet Core Market
According to research firm Dell’Oro Group, Ericsson (ERIC) is the leader in the global evolved packet core (or EPC) market.
How 5G Is Powering Nokia’s and Ericsson’s Performances
5G technology is beginning to have a noticeable mark on Nokia’s (NOK) and Ericsson’s (ERIC) financial results.
Economist Warns of Cold Tech War
The trade war between China and the United States continues to impact markets.
How Nokia Is Benefiting from Strong 5G Demand
Shares of leading telecommunications equipment company Nokia (NOK) are up 8.0% so far on July 25. The stock is currently trading at $5.59.
What’s the Cost of the T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Delay?
T-Mobile has lost a major business client as it works to save the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal. Ting recently announced that it wouldn’t renew its contract.
Ericsson to Produce 5G Kits in US as It Pursues IoT Dollars
Ericsson plans to begin production of some 5G kits in the US early next year. It says its new US factory will be fully automated.
How Many 5G Contracts Has Ericsson Won?
Ericsson (ERIC) seems to have fallen behind its major competitors in the race for 5G contracts.
How HP’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up with Peers
HP (HPQ) generated free cash flow of $747 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2019, while cash flow from operations was $861 million.
What’s the Dividend Yield Capacity of HPE and Its Peers?
HPE spent $154 million to pay a cash dividend of $0.1125 per share in the second quarter of fiscal 2019 as part of the company’s capital return plan of $7 billion through fiscal 2019.
Ericsson Joins Alibaba in Criticism of Europe’s Heavy Regulations
Ericsson warned recently that Europe risks losing out in the 5G space if it fails to remove the regulatory barriers hindering the speedy rollout of 5G networks in the region.
Here’s a Glimpse of What Ericsson Is Pursuing in China
Ericsson (ERIC) expects Chinese operators to begin deploying 5G networks in the coming months, executives said at an investor briefing recently.
Is Nokia Under Siege from Ericsson and Samsung?
Analysts at Goldman Sachs recently downgraded their rating on Nokia (NOK) stock to a “sell” from a “neutral,” according to a note cited by CNBC.
A Look at Cisco Systems’ Valuation and Growth Metrics
Technology hardware company Cisco Systems (CSCO) has generated returns of 31% in the last 12 months.
Why Cisco Thinks US Should Leave Huawei Alone
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said that the ongoing push by some Western governments to exclude Huawei from supplying equipment for the building of their 5G networks was unnecessary.
What’s Ericsson Getting in the Kathrein Deal?
Ericsson (ERIC) is buying Kathrein’s antenna and filters business.
Why Did T-Mobile Delay Its 5G Launch?
The third-largest US mobile network, T-Mobile (TMUS), has reportedly announced that it will not launch its 600 MHz 5G before the second half of 2019.
Ericsson Bemoans Europe’s Slow 5G Progress
Ericsson (ERIC) fears that Europe could be shooting itself in the foot by failing to provide an environment that would spur the uptake of 5G technology.
Why Ericsson Is Waging a Price War in China
Ericsson (ERIC) appears to be waging a price war against its competitors in China as it seeks to expand its foothold in the country.
Ericsson and VMware Team Up for This $70 Billion Opportunity
Ericsson (ERIC) and VMware (VMW) have decided to team up to pursue the billions of dollars in revenue opportunity in the network virtualization market.
Sprint Says Mobile 5G Is Coming Soon to Nine US Cities
Sprint (S) recently announced that it’s launching its commercial 5G mobile service in nine cities in the United States in the first half of 2019.
Rakuten Deal Exposes Nokia to a $5.4 Billion Opportunity
Nokia (NOK) secured a deal to build Rakuten’s new mobile network in Japan.
Why India Could Be Huge for Nokia’s 5G Business
Nokia (NOK) is planning to begin 5G network field trials in India before the end of the year.
Cisco Stock Up 3.92% after Upbeat Q2 Earnings
Cisco Systems (CSCO) stock increased 3.92% in after-hours trading on February 13 after the tech giant reported upbeat results in the second quarter of fiscal 2019.
Ericsson Sharpens Focus on $280 Billion Managed Service Market
Ericsson (ERIC) will use artificial intelligence to power its new managed services solution aimed at communications service providers.
What’s behind Ericsson’s Huge Interest in China?
China is a top priority market for Ericsson (ERIC).
A Shot in the Arm for Nokia’s 5G Program
The Canadian government is providing Nokia (NOK) with $30 million in funding to support the company’s 5G research work.
The Impact of Vodafone’s Job Cuts in Spain
Vodafone (VOD) plans to eliminate as many as 1,200 jobs from its Spanish business, Reuters reported.
What’s Next for Ericsson after Its Network Outages?
At least two Ericsson (ERIC) mobile operator customers suffered network outages for some hours in early December.
Ericsson and Panasonic Partner on 5G
Ericsson (ERIC) and Panasonic have agreed to collaborate on exploring new 5G use cases.
Nokia Brings LTE Network to Finnish Port
Nokia (NOK) and Ukkoverkot are providing a private LTE network at the Finnish port of HaminaKotka, the companies have announced.
Ericsson Is Banking on 5G for Revenue Growth
Ericsson (ERIC) claims that the global 5G market is experiencing strong momentum.
What Does Nokia Spend on Research and Development?
Since August, Nokia (NOK) has secured at least 750 million euros in financing committed from two European banks.
Is Nokia’s Patent Licensing Strategy Working?
Nokia now has patent license agreements with all of the top five global smartphone companies.
Nokia and Blackberry End Patent Infringement Suit
Nokia and BlackBerry have quietly terminated a 2017 patent infringement lawsuit that pitted them against each other, according to a Bloomberg report.
To Understand NOK’s Belt-Tightening, Look to Alcatel-Lucent Deal
Last month, Nokia (NOK) detailed a new cost-savings plan under which it’s seeking to cut its annual expenses by ~$800 million by 2020.
What’s Nokia Seeking with Its Dedicated Enterprise Group?
Nokia (NOK) has created a dedicated group that will be responsible for serving enterprise customers outside its core telecommunications market.
Ericsson Wants EU to Pave the Way for 5G in Vehicles
Ericsson (ERIC) continues to persuade EU policymakers to allow freedom on connected-vehicle technologies that can be used in the bloc.
Cisco Stock Up 5.23% after Strong Q1 Earnings
Cisco Systems (CSCO) stock soared 5.23% in after-hours trading on November 14 after the tech giant reported favorable results in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended October 27.
Cisco’s Hope after the Midterm Elections
Cisco Systems (CSCO) hopes the conclusion of the recent US midterm elections will create room for healthy discussions with China on trade.
A Look at Cisco’s Future Earnings and Revenue Growth
While Cisco’s revenue is expected to rise in the single digits in percentage terms in the fiscal years 2019, 2020, and 2021, its EPS are expected to rise at a higher pace.
Why Samsung Acquired Zhilabs
Samsung reported a net profit of $37.3 billion in 2017, up from $20.1 billion in 2016.
Ericsson Starts Shipping 5G Equipment from India
Ericsson’s revenues from Southeast Asia, Oceania, and India increased 2.0% year-over-year to ~$880.0 million in the third quarter.
Ericsson, Nokia Lost Mobile Infrastructure Market Share to Huawei
Huawei is the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer with a share of 28% at the end of 2017, up from 25% in 2016.
Ericsson Wins Network Contract from Celcom
Ericsson has won a contract to expand and upgrade the 4G (fourth-generation) network of Celcom, Malaysia’s leading data network provider.
What’s in the Defense Market for Nokia?
Nokia is hunting for revenue opportunities in the defense market. The company’s enterprise team has been pursuing the defense business in Australia.
Why Nokia’s 5G Trial with Rakuten Is a Big Deal
Nokia (NOK) recently completed a successful 5G (fifth-generation) network trial with Rakuten Mobile Network.
Behind Nokia’s Layoffs
In recent years, Nokia has cut hundreds of jobs in several markets. In the United States, it eliminated 107 positions at its site in Naperville last month.
Why Verizon Wants Some Employees to Take Early Retirement
Ericsson (ERIC), a prominent Verizon supplier, predicts that there could be up to 1.0 billion 5G subscribers globally by 2023.
Inside Verizon’s Growth Story amid the US–China Telecom War
T-Mobile (TMUS) has partnered with Swedish telecom company Ericsson (ERIC) to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment.
How Ericsson Could Help AT&T Provide IoT Security
AT&T (T) announced a collaboration with Ericsson (ERIC) that will help provide safeguards for its IoT devices.
Why Ericsson Is Acquiring CENX
Ericsson (ERIC) generated ~$730.0 million in managed services revenues in the second quarter.
Ericsson Issues Demand in HTC Dispute
Ericsson (ERIC) and HTC are still wrestling over patent royalty rates in an ongoing dispute that has been running for more than a year.
T-Mobile’s Deal with Ericsson: Will It Help Its 5G Plan?
T-Mobile US (TMUS) recently partnered with Ericsson (ERIC) to support its nationwide 5G (fifth-generation) network deployment.
Why Ericsson Is Expanding in the US
Ericsson (ERIC) has recently disclosed plans to expand in the United States.
Nokia: Ericsson Isn’t Surpassing Us
Shortly before Nokia released its second-quarter results, Ericsson put out an announcement saying that it had won more business from Verizon.
How Nokia Compares to Its Peers
Nokia’s (NOK) expected market-cap-to-revenue ratio is 1.27x for 2018 and 1.24x for 2019.
Has Huawei Become Samsung’s Nightmare?
Samsung (SSNLF) is in the running for mobile operators’ investments in building 5G (fifth-generation) networks.
What Analysts Expect from Nokia in Q2 2018
Nokia (NOK) is expected to report its second-quarter results on July 26. Analysts expect revenue of $6.17 billion.
Nokia Strikes a $1.2 Billion Deal with China Mobile
Nokia (NOK) recently signed a one-year equipment and services deal worth ~$1.2 billion with China Mobile (CHL).
These Efforts Will Help Ericsson Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency
Ericsson’s long-term ambition is to reach below 100 working capital days compared to the 105 days it had in 2017.
How Ericsson Aims to Expand Its Profit Margins
We have seen that Ericsson (ERIC) is focusing on improving its bottom line to offset falling revenue and maintain profitability.