Japanese carrier KDDI has selected Ericsson and Samsung for the deployment of a next generation 5G network in Japan. Ericsson said that it has been selected by KDDI as the primary 5G vendor. Under the agreement, Ericsson will supply KDDI with Radio Access Network equipment, including products and solutions from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio.
Japanese carrier NTT Docomo are once again to take pre-orders for Huawei devices, after a months long suspension, due to Washington giving the Chinese company a second 90-day reprieve from sanctions.
Amazon Business today launched new Business Prime benefits for businesses of all sizes in the United States, Germany and Japan. Business Prime now helps members visualize spend data and identify money-saving opportunities with Spend Visibility, as well as set policies to improve compliance and maximize their budget with Guided Buying.
KDDI and Samsung today announced that together with KDDI Research, Inc (KDDI Research), Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company and Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), it has successfully completed a real-time free-viewpoint video streaming test using 5G-supporting devices.
This Saturday marks the opening of Apple Shinjuku in Tokyo, delivering Apple’s latest retail design Japan, where Apple opened its first international store. Since opening in Tokyo’s Ginza neighborhood in 2003, Apple has welcomed 70 million visitors to its stores across the country.
KDDI and Samsung have announced the successful completion of a 5G field trial held in Okinawa Cellular Stadium, a 30,000-person capacity baseball stadium in Japan. Using Samsung’s 5G end-to-end solutions spanning virtualized core, virtualized RAN, one of the smallest 5G access units, and multiple prototype 5G tablet devices
Virtru announced today that it has partnered with SoftBank to bring its software to the Japanese market. SoftBank will be the first Japanese company to offer Virtru’s access control, encryption, key management, and policy enforcement capabilities to its customers.
Google today revealed two additions to the Google Home family today - Google Home Mini, a smaller, more affordable version of its Google Home voice activated assistant as well as Google Home Max, a higher-end version.
BlackBerry and Tokyo Electron Device Limited (TED) announced today they have signed a new sales and distribution agreement, which will provide device manufacturers in Japan with access to BlackBerry's QNX SDP 7.0
Samsung has unveiled its end-to-end portfolio of 5G mobile network products and solutions for 2017. Showcased products included consumer devices for fixed wireless access connectivity, a 5G Radio Base Station (5G Access Unit)..
KDDI and Samsung have successfully completed a 5G handover trial. It is Japan’s first ever 5G multi-cell handover test using the 28GHz spectrum to be conducted in a real outdoor environment, on Tokyo’s metropolitan expressway.