Ericsson and Red Hat Announce Strategic Initiative for Home Communications

Ericsson and Red Hat have announced a strategic initiative to jointly develop a range of consumer products and services for home communications. The first product from this partnership is the Ericsson Cordless Screen Phone, which will be commercially available at the end of this year. The companies are also working on additional Internet services specifically targeting operators that are increasingly looking to offer consumers new, easy-to-use and innovative levels of service. The partnership combines Ericsson's world leadership in communications with Red Hat's unmatched open source expertise, accelerating the adoption of open source solutions in the growing home communications marketspace.