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Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, and is enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.
Ericsson’s offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and Ericsson supports customers’ networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers. The networks Ericsson manages for operators serve more than 1 billion subscribers. Ericsson has 42,000 granted patents, comprising one of the industry’s strongest portfolios and is the fifth largest software supplier in the world.
Ericsson operates in 180 countries and employs more than 111,000 people. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2016 the company had revenues of SEK 222.6 billion (USD 24.5 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.
Today, Ericsson has over 11,000 employees in China. In 2016, China is the second largest market, for Ericsson in terms of sales, contributing 9% of the total sales of the Ericsson Group. China is also the largest manufacturing and supply hub and the second largest R&D base of Ericsson Group. In addition, Ericsson has so far set up more than 30 services sites across China to offer front-line support to our customers.
Sustainable development and corporate social responsibility are integral to all of Ericsson’s activities. China is no exception, with Ericsson always taking an ethical approach. Since 1990, Ericsson has donated over RMB240 million to welfare programs in China, and won numerous recognitions including “Best Employer in Telecom Industry”, “Most Respected Company in China”, “Top Ten CSR Brand Most Favored by University Students”, “China Green Company”, among others.