Ericsson

Sector: Media & Communications

Ericsson is ranked among the top employers in the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice 2015 Top 100. The company scored highly with professionals focused on work in Africa among the 13,242 who completed the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey. Gathering a great score across 29 attractiveness criteria, Ericsson maintains a strong reputation for delivering the factors that contribute to a great job in Africa.

Ericsson Region sub-Saharan Africa is the leading supplier of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators in sub-Saharan Africa. It currently holds about 50 percent market share in the GSM space, covering 43 African countries with close to 60 mobile and over 20 fixed-operators as customers.

Headquartered in South Africa and supported by regional hubs in Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya, Ericsson RSSA currently employs over 1000 people in the Region.

Ericsson has accomplished a long list of African telecommunication firsts, including the first WCDMA phone call, HSDPA deployment, full business case for a new GSM/GPRS network operator, and implementation of managed services for a 3G network.

Ericsson’s involvement in the region spans the full spectrum of telecoms, from managed services and infrastructure to value-added services. By driving the development of third-generation mobile networks, Ericsson aims to put the internet within reach of many Africans for the first time.

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Top 100 2015

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Ranking: 47
Locations: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Tunisia, South Africa, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco, Libya, Liberia
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