BRIEF-Ericsson signs 500 mln euro loan agreement with EIB


STOCKHOLM, Oct 11 (Reuters) - ERICSSON :

* Ericsson signs loan agreement with the European investment bank

* Says EUR 500 million loan supports ericsson's research and development

efforts to further develop the next generation Mobile broadband technology

* Says Ericsson has an option for disbursement until April 2014

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