Ericsson was founded in 1876 by Lars Magnus Ericsson as a telegraph equipment repair shop. Nowadays, Ericsson is a Swedish provider of telecommunication and data communication systems, including mobile networks. Headquartered in Kista, Stockholm Municipality, Ericsson has offices and operations in more than 175 countries. In Sweden, Ericsson has more than 75,000 employees, making it one of the largest companies of the country. Ericsson is the worldwide market leader in telco networks, a business in which software revenues make up around 25% of total revenues. Ericsson is the fifth largest software company in the world.

Company information
Primary business sectors Industry Specific Software
Secondary business sectors Telco Software
Employees 78,000
Software Top 100 position (2011)
Previous Software Top 100 position 5
Financial information
Total revenues 2010 (mln US$) 30,307
Total revenues 2009 (mln US$) 29,014
Software revenues 2010 (mln US$) 7,274
Software revenues 2009 (mln US$) 7,595
Software revenue growth (%yoy) -4.2%
Software/Total % 24.0%
General information
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Financial year end December 31st
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Software revenue calculation
24% in 2010, AR p22
Other research remarks SW revenue in SEK submitted by Ericsson (2007 49100 mSEK, 2008 57200 mSEK ,x-rates: 31-12-2007: 0.154875, 31-12-2008: 0.126952. Ericsson uses itself average exchange rates.

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