Cable & Telecom

Ericsson breaks ground on new research and development centre in Montreal

MONTREAL - Ericsson is relocating its Montreal-based R&D and services centre to a new site on Poirier Street in Montreal’s borough of Saint-Laurent.The new 265,350 square feet facility will house the company's more than 1700 employees in the area, and the move is expected to start at the end of 2016.  The company said Wednesday that the new facility underscores its long-term commitment to the City of Montreal."Ericsson's new location will offer our employees the opportunity to work in next-generation buildings, designed to increase employee collaboration through flexibility and efficiency”, said Mark Henderson, head of Ericsson Canada, in the news...