Wednesday September 23, 2020

Ericsson’s man at the heart of making 5G matter worldwide

Denis Dullea, who is based at the company’s campus in Athlone, predicts there will be 2.5 billion 5G subscribers by 2025

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

13th September, 2020
Denis Dullea, head of Product Development Unit OSS at Ericsson, spent six years at the tech giant’s global headquarters in Sweden before moving back to Ireland. Photo: Barry Cronin

Like the rest of us, Denis Dullea was left wondering what to do when everything shut down in March. Unlike most of us, however, his role was key to making sure everything kept going during the crisis. Every phone, Zoom or Teams call likely had his hand in it to some degree.

Dullea is head of Product Development Unit OSS (operations support systems) at Ericsson in Athlone. It’s a long title, but essentially it means...

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