Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud named CTIA E-Tech winner


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* Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud takes First Place in EnterpriseSolution - General Business category

* Awards program included nearly 300 entries based on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall"wow" factor

* Transport and Automotive solution delivers significant opportunity for stakeholders in the automotive and technology ecosystems to reachdrivers and passengers in new ways

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is named a winner in the 2013 CTIA EmergingTechnology(E-Tech) Awards competition, which honors the industry's most innovativenewwireless products and services in mobile apps, consumer electronics,enterpriseand vertical markets, and network. Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud tookFirstPlace in the Enterprise Solution - General Business category for itsinnovation,functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow"factor.

"This year's awards highlight the awe-inspiring and significant impact thewireless industry has on every sector and on our daily lives. We're pleasedtoshowcase the vision and ingenuity from our industry at CTIA 2013, which isNorthAmerica's largest mobile marketplace. We congratulate Ericsson on itsConnectedVehicle Cloud for its E-Tech Award," said CTIA Vice President and ShowDirectorRobert Mesirow.

Ericsson's Connected Vehicle Cloud delivers significant opportunity forstakeholders in the automotive and technology ecosystems to reach driversandpassengers in new ways. Based on the Ericsson Service Enablement Platform,itconnects application developers, government organizations, businesses,automotive manufacturers and consumers. It targets existing and futuredemandson scalability, security and flexibility in the global automotive industry.Theresult is a transformed driving experience and new opportunities forplayers inthe automotive ecosystem

"The automotive industry is an increasingly global business, and connectingvehicles demands a new profitable innovative business model that willleveragethe potential of the automotive ecosystem and connect the car with otherconnected industries," said Per Borgklint, Senior Vice President and HeadofBusiness Unit Support Solutions, Ericsson. "The Connected Vehicle Cloudbuildson and combines today's telecom network capabilities and deliversdramaticallyimproved quality of experience. We are thrilled to be recognized for theinnovation this solution brings to market as we help to advance theconnectedvehicle market."

Nearly 300 CTIA E-Tech entries were judged by a panel of highly-respectedindustry experts, reporters and analysts. The winners were announced duringtheCTIA Conference at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.


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Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology andservices.We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutionsthatallow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainablesocieties around the world.

Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure withinInformationand Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries.Today40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks andwesupport customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions.

We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.In2012 the company's net sales were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 33.8 billion).Ericssonis listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.

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