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Nokia has defended business scale in difficult market time – 2017 result
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Nokia has defended business scale in difficult telco market time – 2017 result
Nokia’s Networks business • 2% net sales growth at constant currency in Q4 2017 was driven by IP Networks and Applications and by Ultra Broadband Networks. The large year-on-year variations in foreign exchange rates had a negative impact on reported net sales, with net sales down 4% compared to the year-ago period. • Strong operational discipline produced a solid Q4 2017 gross margin of 37.6%, and an operating margin of…
Ericsson's 2017 result far below long-term ambition
Business
Ericsson’s 2017 result far below long-term ambition
Ericsson has published results for 2017 fourth quarter and full 2017 year. As globally LTE network deployments have slowed down before 5G era will really come, Ericsson it’s not alone on the market with problem of business growth. Net sales went down by 12% to estimated value of 25.5 B USD. Most of the financial and operational KPIs looks quite depressing, but according to company plan it supposed to be…