Ericsson staying out of 3G femtocell market for now

The world's largest infrastructure provider Ericsson says it is staying out of the 3G femtocell market until the market is mature enough. The vendor has developed a GSM femtocell but Ericsson doesn't believe the 3G femtocell market will mature until 2009. Analysts, however, say the the move is likely due to the fact that femtocells threaten Ericsson's core macro cellular infrastructure business. Femtocells pose a commoditization risk to Ericsson, which is already struggling financially.

To read more about Ericsson's views on 3G femtocells:
- take a look at this article from Unstrung


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