Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud wins Mobile Innovation Award

Ericsson today announced that Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud has been awarded the most innovative use of M2M technology that incorporates mobile communications at the 2014 Mobile Innovation Awards.

Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud targets the global automotive industry’s demands for scalability, security and flexibility in the provisioning of connected car services to reach cars and drivers in new ways. Drivers and passengers can now detect vehicle repair issues, automatically book service appointments, subscribe to in-vehicle Wi-Fi and gain on-demand infotainment.

Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud builds on today’s telecom network capabilities and delivers dramatically improved quality of experience, creating new business opportunities for the automotive ecosystem and new M2M revenue streams for operators.

M2M applications are also a key focus of emerging 5G technologies, expected to be implemented in commercial networks in 2020.

Magnus Lundgren, head, Connected Vehicle Cloud, Ericsson said, “The automotive industry is an increasingly global business, and connecting vehicles demands a new, profitable and innovative business model that will leverage the potential of the automotive ecosystem with other connected industries. Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud is the single point of connection for vehicles in this evolving eco-system.”

Part of Ericsson’s Transport and Automotive offerings, Connected Vehicle Cloud is based on the Ericsson Service Enablement Platform and targets the global automotive industry´s existing and future demands for scalability, security and flexibility in the provisioning of connected car services to drivers and passengers.

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