Ericsson positioned as a Leader in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant

Ericsson named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for 5G Network Infrastructure for CSPs report. The company has been recognised as a Leader for the third year in a row and Ericsson positioned highest for ‘Ability to Execute’ in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.

Vendors offering 5G solutions for communications service providers (CSPs) were comprehensively and independently assessed and evaluated by Gartner experts on their Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, to provide a market snapshot on 5G infrastructure abilities.

Around 50 percent of 5G traffic outside of China runs on Ericsson networks. R&D investments over the past four years have led to Ericsson increasing its market share outside of China to 39 percent in 2022, from around 33 percent in 2017.

There are currently 235 live 5G networks in commercial service, and Ericsson is powering 143 live 5G networks. In addition, Ericsson has been driving the cloud-native and dual-mode technology introduction for core networks.

Fredrik Jejdling, Executive Vice President and Head of Networks, Ericsson, says “Being recognized once more as a Leader by Gartner feels truly rewarding. We believe it shows that investing in technology for performance and cost leadership continues to pay off and make an impact.”