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Sweden's Ericsson to build factory in U.S. to make 5G radios

The Ericsson logo is seen at the Ericsson's headquarters in Stockholm

(Reuters) - Swedish telecoms equipment supplier Ericsson said on Wednesday it plans to build its first fully-automated factory in the United States to make radios required to deploy 5G technology and make it operational in early next year.

The company said it would decide on a location after discussions with state and local authorities in the United States.

Ericsson has a research and development site - a software development center – in Austin, Texas.


(Reporting by Vibhuti Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel)