In the special conditions caused by the coronacrisis and with the observance of all protection measures, on Friday, June 26, 2020, in the Company's premises in Krapinska 45, Zagreb, the Annual General Meeting of the Ericsson Nikola Tesla joint-stock company was held. For the participation in the work of the AGM, HRK 89,870,700.00 of the equity capital was registered, corresponding to 67.49 % of the total Company’s equity. This was sufficient for the AGM to make valid decisions.
Swedish communications service provider Telia Company has launched commercial 5G in Stockholm powered by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions. Initial services on the 700Mhz band will cover most of central Stockholm by mid-June, including the Norrmalm, Östermalm and Vasastan districts.
On the occasion of implementing the Declaration on Women in Digital, Central State Office for the Development of Digital Society organized a round table titled „Postani i TI, djevojka IT” at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology (FERIT) in Osijek. Marina Simunic, an expert working in our R&D Center in Osijek, was one of female role models working in ICT who talked about her positive experiences.
At the 9th international “Women in Business” conference, Lider business weekly and Bisnode company presented the list of most powerful women in Croatian business. Gordana Kovačević, president of Ericsson Nikola Tesla, has for many years been on the list of most influential women and named the most powerful woman in Croatian business for four consecutive years. This year, the jury therefore presented Gordana Kovačević with a special award for the overall contribution to Croatian economy.
At the annual conference on corporate social responsibility, CSR Index awards were officially presented for the 12th consecutive time. Organized by the Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development (HR PSOR) and the Croatian Chamber of Economy (HGK), and in the presence of numerous renowned guests, the awards were presented to companies for the best CSR achievements. The companies were awarded in nine categories, and more than a hundred companies entered the competition this year.
Ericsson Nikola Tesla, the largest Croatian exporter of knowledge and one of the leading ICT companies in the region, celebrated 70 years of successful business. The unforgettable event in Arena Zagreb was attended by over 4000 guests, famous people from public life and scientific community, customers, business partners, employees and retired employees.
Second in a row IOT Forum was organized by Bug, a publishing house specialized in technology, and gathered leading regional subjects in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is an important technology that has yet to be widely applied and monetized. In the forum participated vendors of technology solutions and products, service providers as well as potential business and individual end users and companies offering their own solutions based on Internet of Things.
At the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science, University of Zagreb (FPZ), a new joint Traffic and Logistics Data Science Lab was officially opened. Through the Lab Ericsson Nikola Tesla and FPZ will continue their successful long-term cooperation in the field of science and research, development and education. The opening event at the Faculty, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia Davor Božinović, Professor Miljenko Šimpraga, PhD, Vice-rector for Innovations, Technology Transfer and Communications at the Universit of Zagreb, and a team of managers and leading experts in this field from Ericsson Nikola Tesla.