Former Ericsson India CEO Paolo Colella has been appointed by STL to its Advisory Council. He will work closely with STL and its board of Directors to map out a strategic roadmap for the digital network integrator. Paolo has over 25 years of experience in telecom, technology, professional services, and leadership. He has held the position of Head of Global Systems Integration Business at Ericsson previously.
Ericsson has joined hands with UNICEF and has donated $1bn as a contribution to help India fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation will be used to provide critical medical supplies for health facilities and equipment which includes RT-PCR testing machines and Oxygen plants. Ericsson’s employees across 95 countries contributed to the cause. UNICEF India, having 13 field offices across the country, has expertise in health, nutrition, and sanitation.
To accelerate the process of deployment of 5G solutions, tech giants Capgemini have partnered with Ericsson to assist its 5G lab in Mumbai. The lab along with Ericsson’s assistance will serve Capgemini’s global clientele in 5G E2E transformation. It will support four of the company’s major domains — Smart Factory, Smart Utilities, Smart City, and Smart Retail. Ericsson’s Industry connect will provide 4G LTE as well as the latest 5G tech.