Ericsson's core capabilities in hardware, software, systems integration andmanagement/operations services have been deployed worldwide in thecommunications and broadband businesses to create success for many players.Ericsson provides innovative technology solutions for content acquisition,exchange, distribution, delivery and the provisioning of multi-screenentertainment experiences based on a 20-year, Emmy award winning heritageinmedia research and development.
Ericsson's broadcast services expertise makes use of its industry leadingposition in managed services and serves leading regional and globalbroadcastersto bring enhanced efficiency into their business operations - being it liveorthematic content.
Serving one billion subscribers worldwide, Ericsson is the leading providerofmanaged services for telecom operator networks. It has invested inprocesses,methods and tools in this segment for more than 15 years. In recent years,Ericsson has expanded this successful business model to other industries,suchas utilities, transportation and the TV industry.
The closing of the acquisition is subject to approval from relevantregulatoryauthorities and other contractual conditions. After completion, Red BeeMediawill be incorporated into Ericsson's Business Unit Global Services.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Photo of Magnus Mandersson:www.ericsson.com/thecompany/press/photolibrary/management
Ericsson's Mobility Report 2013: www.ericsson.com/ericsson-mobility-report
Ericsson's role in the TV industry - media kit:www.ericsson.com/thecompany/press/mediakits/tv-industry
Broadcast Services background material:www.ericsson.com/thecompany/press/backgrounders
Read more about Red Bee Media at www.redbeemedia.com
Red Bee Media is one of the world's leading media services companies.Workingwith broadcasters, content owners, platform operators and brands, thecompanyblends technology and creative expertise to provide a range of services;fromplayout, multi-platform media management and distribution through to accessservices, metadata, content discovery, companion applications, contentmarketingand brand consultancy.
Ericsson's acquisition of Technicolor's Broadcast Services Division
Extended partnership with TV5Monde: www.ericsson.com/news/1638215
Ericsson to manage HBO Nordic's playout services:www.ericsson.com/news/1638933
Ericsson to operate TV4 Group's playout services:www.ericsson.com/news/1355548
Download high-resolution photos and broadcast-quality video atwww.ericsson.com/press
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology andservices.We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutionsthatallow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainablesocieties around the world.
Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure withinInformationand Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries.Today40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks andwesupport customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions.
We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.In2012 the company's net sales were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 33.8 billion).Ericssonis listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.
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