Ericsson’s 100th anniversary took place in 1976 and was celebrated on a grand scale throughout the entire year. The official anniversary date was May 5, which was Lars Magnus Ericsson’s 130th birthday. 

Also,  the AXE-system developed by Ericsson and Televerket, the Swedish PTT, was completed. AXE is Ericsson's digital switching system, also used in mobile networks.

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