Ericsson Reinforces Commitment to Digitalization in Africa

Says it was ready to harness the power of connectivity and technology to drive digitalization across Nigeria and other parts of the continent.
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Swedish technology firm, known as Ericsson, has reiterated its commitment to Africa by concluding its leadership-led delegation engagement with key partners, customers, country stakeholders and industry leaders in Nigeria.

The company said it was ready to harness the power of connectivity and technology to drive digitalisation across Nigeria and other parts of the continent, which would support sustainable development and economic progress.

Highlighting the current engagements in Africa’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) landscape and updates on its #AfricaInMotion campaign, Ericsson said connectivity would play a critical role in advancing the digital agenda of the country, stressing that there is huge potential in 5G deployment, cloud computing, and Industry 4.0 technologies.

The firm also said it has solutions that can help drive innovation across various sectors, meet the ever-evolving needs of the country and strengthen collaborations to advance Nigeria’s digital revolution.

With its longstanding history with Nigeria, Ericsson said it remains a key partner in driving the country’s digitalization ambitions. In collaboration with its partners, Ericsson said it is powering the country’s digital transformation journey by providing the latest innovative technologies like 5G, enabling financial inclusion with the Ericsson Wallet Platform and empowering young talents under the Ericsson Graduate Programme and the Ericsson Innovation Awards.

“Nigeria is a key participant in the Ericsson Innovation Awards, an initiative aimed at nurturing the skills and creativity of young talent across the globe; Team Schrodinger Energy won third place in the Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2022 competition.

Ericsson is committed to leveraging innovation and technology leadership to accelerate Africa’s sustainable, social, and economic development. The company aims to strengthen collaboration with local communication service providers to enhance the accessibility and utilization of telecommunications technologies in Nigeria, thus contributing to the country’s economic growth.

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