Ericsson and Nokia are working with each of the 4 primary US mobile network operators (MNOs) to accelerate 5G deployment. In addition to Ericsson and Nokia, OEMs like Intel, Qualcomm, and Samsung are also partnering with these telco incumbents.
As mobile network operators (MNOs) like Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T race to offer 5G services, they have recently begun partnering with equipment manufacturers like Ericsson and Nokia to develop the underlying infrastructure.
In certain cases, they have partnered to trial new technologies, while in others, they have agreed to multi-year, multi-billion dollar licensing agreements.
By leveraging CB Insights’ Business Relationships data, we uncovered the partnerships and agreements driving this next generation wireless system forward. To learn more about 5G and its tech drivers, check out our explainer What Is 5G? Understanding The Next-Gen Wireless System Set To Enable Our Connected Future.