But ceo Börje Ekholm swaying on the sensitive issue if it is due to the chinese competitor Huawei has been shut out of several major markets.
Increased demand on the 5G, especially in the US, where revenues increased faster than what Ericssonledningen himself had anticipated, lifts telekomjätten Ericsson.
For the full year, sales increased for the first time since 2013.
According to Börje Ekholm, the market is growing, and Ericsson is growing even faster – increased market shares, in other words.
" We are nyckeloperatör to the american suppliers, but we are also strong in northeast Asia.
That Huawei had been excluded from the u.s. market and other major markets, accused or suspected of dabbling with espionage, is a sensitive matter for Ericsson.