Ericsson, a Swedish multinational network and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm. The company offers services, software and infrastructure in the field of information and communication technologies for telecom operators, telecommunication and Internet equipment (IP), mobile and fixed broadband, operations and business support services, cable television, IPTV, video systems and an extensive services operation.
The company was founded in 1876 by Lars Magnus Ericsson, since 2016 its headquarters is in Stockholm, Sweden. The company employs about 95,000 people, and it works in approximately 180 countries. As of September 2019, Ericsson has more than 49,000 issued patents, including in the field of wireless communications.