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Ericsson Shakes up Structure – Software Sales in OSS and BSS Decline

“Sales in Support Solutions increased year-on-year due to higher IPR licensing revenues. Software sales in OSS and BSS declined. However, the underlying demand remains strong in OSS and BSS…”, reports  Mobile World Live.

“When it comes to structure, we have been focusing a lot on building business in targeted areas while maintaining our core business. We want to expand beyond operators and at some point we need to make changes to support those ambitions,” Ericsson CFO Jan Frykhammar told Mobile World Live.

This has led to a re-organization of the network and OSS/BSS parts of the business:

Mobile World Live reports that the software side of OSS/BSS is now under the IT & Cloud Products unit, while the services side goes to IT & Cloud Services. IP Networks will be split between IT & Cloud Products and Network Products, depending on customer.

Read the full interview here.