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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Telephone Stock Company of LM Ericsson), known as Ericsson, is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company.

History[change | change source]

The company was founded in 1876 by Lars Magnus Ericsson.

Ericsson introduced the world's first fully automatic mobile telephone system, MTA, in 1956.

In 2001, Ericsson, together with the Japanese company Sony, began production of Sony Ericsson cell phones.

Overview[change | change source]

The company works in 180 countries. In the company works about 100,000 employees.

The company is headquartered in Stockholm.