Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt, and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. Our comprehensive portfolio ranges across Networks, Cloud Software Services, and Emerging Business; powered by 5G and IoT platforms. Research & Development (R&D) is at the heart of our business with approximately 26,000 employees. With more than 60,000 granted patents, we have one of the strongest intellectual property rights portfolios in the industry.