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Connectivity – Jan Färjh


The internet has finally gone mobile. Today over 300m of us access the web using mobile technology. In 2010 the number of subscribers reaches 4bn. By 2020 there may well be as many as 50bn devices connected to each other.

Jan Färjh -Vice President and Head of Ericsson Research

Jan received his MSc in telecommunications at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in 1985. After his graduation he developed signal processing algorithms for airborne radar systems. In 1990 he joined Ericsson and started to work with radio access technologies. He was part of Ericsson’s first activities in WCDMA and became manager of the unit responsible for radio access research in 1996. The research performed in this unit has contributed to the evolution of WCDMA, HSPA and 3G LTE. In 2007 he became Head of Ericsson Research.

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