Fujitsu and Ericsson have entered an agreement to deliver end-to-end 5G network solutions and related services under a strategic partnership.
The two companies are joining forces to develop this based on their combined portfolios – spanning radio access and core network – for the dynamic 5G market in Japan, connecting communications service providers to the global 5G ecosystem. The two companies aim to initially provide systems and solutions for the Japanese market, and seek to further expand their collaboration to other customers globally.
Ericsson and Fujitsu’s strength in research and development will ensure the best path for bringing global 5G solutions to Japan, as well as exploring a wider global market.
Tango Matsumoto, EVP, Head of Network Business Group, Fujitsu
Through this partnership with Ericsson, we will provide flexible 5G network systems that are open and standard compliant, and will leverage our expertise in wireless technologies and network integration to a wide range of customers in and outside of Japan.
Fredrik Jejdling, EVP and Head of Business Area Networks, Ericsson
Our global expertise in 5G combined with our understanding of the local market puts us in an excellent position to support the introduction of 5G in Japan. By working closely with operators and partners, we are creating solutions that will bring successful use cases and applications to the market. – The Fast Mode