NTT DOCOMO to Add Fourth Virtualized Base Station to Open RAN Verification Environment

TOKYO, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will be adding a fourth type of flexible and highly scalable virtualized base station to its verification environment for open radio access networks (Open RAN) that allow equipment and components of various vendors to integrate via standardized specifications. […]

NEC Launches Open RAN cloud-native virtualized software suite to extend the NEC Open Networks best of breed ecosystem

TOKYO, Sep 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) introduces its open virtualized RAN software suite to the international market. NEC’s vCU/vDU software suite leverages the company’s long history of technological leadership and commitment to improving Open Radio Access Networks (RAN). NEC Open Networks is an ecosystem that provides operators […]

Olympus Launches THUNDERBEAT Energy Device for Open Surgery

TOKYO and CENTER VALLEY, PA., Sep 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling, today announced the release of the THUNDERBEAT(TM) Open Fine Jaw Type X surgical energy devices for open surgery. With a new thermal shield, the […]

NEC Drives Expansion of All Optical Networks

TOKYO, Sep 15, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is driving expansion of All Optical Networks with the introduction of its “SpectralWave WX Series,” a lineup of open specifications-compliant, open optical transport products. The lineup is built based on standards defined by Open ROADM and Telecom Infra Project’s (TIP) Phoenix […]

NEC and Mavenir drive Open RAN forward with deployment of massive MIMO on Orange’s 5G SA experimental network in France

TOKYO, Sep 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Mavenir have deployed massive MIMO (mMIMO) on Orange’s 5G standalone (SA) experimental network. Mavenir’s cloud-native Open virtualized Radio Access Network (Open vRAN) software has been deployed on Orange’s cloud infrastructure with NEC’s 32T32R mMIMO active antenna unit (AAU) to deliver […]

Virgin Media O2, NEC and Rakuten Symphony drive multi-vendor Open RAN innovation in the UK

London & Tokyo, Aug 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Virgin Media O2, NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Rakuten Symphony have announced their joint multi-vendor Open RAN deployment is entering the field phase, commencing with the activation of the first live sites in Virgin Media O2’s commercial network. This successful multi-vendor Open RAN […]

Maybank Indonesia Announces Winners of Maybank Marathon 2022

BALI, INDONESIA, Aug 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – PT Bank Maybank Indonesia, Tbk (Maybank Indonesia) announced the winners of the World Athletics’ ‘Elite’ road race, the Maybank Marathon 2022, as the contest concluded its 10th anniversary run in Bali today (8/28). With close to 10,000 runners from 50 countries, Maybank Marathon 2022 […]

NEC Expands Global Solutions Delivery Capacity with Acquisition of Aspire Technology, a Network Solutions and System Integration Company

TOKYO, Jul 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has further increased its capacity to deliver End-to-End Open RAN ecosystems, along with system design and integration for legacy networks, to operators globally with its agreement to acquire Aspire Technology Unlimited Company (Aspire Technology), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company is […]

DOCOMO Opens vRAN Verification Facility to Global Mobile Operators

TOKYO, Feb 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has begun allowing overseas mobile operators to access its Shared Open Lab environment, located in DOCOMO’s R&D Center in Yokosuka, Japan, to verify their virtualized radio access networks (vRAN), effective immediately. The lab is one of the initiatives […]

NEC Awarded “Requirements Compliant Ribbon” for 5G massive MIMO Open RAN Radio Units for Latest Published TIP Requirements 2.0

TOKYO, Feb 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has been awarded its second ribbon from the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), this time for complying with the requirements for TIP’s OpenRAN RU Technical Requirements Document 2.0. This updated, comprehensive list of technical requirements for Open RAN is built on the […]

NEC Expands Open Networks Portfolio with 18 New O-RAN Radios

TOKYO, Feb 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has dramatically expanded its open RAN Radio Units (O-RUs) portfolio with the introduction of several new products and configurations. These 18 new Radio Units help NEC maintain its leadership position in the O-RU segment as ORAN deployments gain momentum globally. […]

NEC Adds Advanced Billing Capability to its Converged Core, Enabling Flexible Monetization Opportunities for MNOs in B2B and B2B2X Services

TOKYO, Feb 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced it has enhanced its Converged Core by launching a containerized Charging Gateway Function (CGF). This new Network Function (NF) provides significant flexibility in processing increasingly complex billing information, while also enabling mobile network operators (MNOs) to efficiently launch new […]

NEC’s Cloud-Native Converged Core Reaches General Availability

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the general availability of its 4G/5G Converged Core. This award-winning, industry-leading high performance product can now be deployed for 4G and 5G in standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) configurations. The NEC Converged Core uses a cloud-native, fully containerized […]

KDDI Successfully Turns on the World’s First 5G Standalone Open RAN Site Powered by vRAN in Japan

TOKYO, Feb 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – KDDI CORPORATION, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited announced that the companies have turned on the world’s first(1) commercial 5G Standalone(2) (referred to as “5G SA” below) Open Radio Access Network (referred to as “Open RAN” below) site powered by virtualized Radio Access Network […]

NEC Highlights Promises of End-to-End Open Networks in the 5G Era at MWC Barcelona 2022

TOKYO, Feb 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (6701) today announced its participation in MWC Barcelona 2022 from February 28 to March 3, where it will highlight its end-to-end, open network-based portfolio and world-class system integration. Together, this best-in-class combination of products and services simplifies the transition to 5G and helps […]

NEC Acquires Mobile Network Innovator Blue Danube Systems, Inc. to Enhance its 5G Product Portfolio and Customer Support Capability

TOKYO, Jan 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Blue Danube Systems, Inc., a U.S.-based provider of CBRS/4G/5G RAN products and AI/ML-based software solutions that help mobile operators address the challenge of 5G network buildouts and spectrum […]

KT Corporation, NTT DOCOMO and Fujitsu Cooperate towards Test Facility Construction and Successful Interoperability Testing for Open RAN in Korea

TOKYO, Jan 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – KT Corporation (hereinafter KT) and Fujitsu Limited (hereinafter Fujitsu) have completed a verification facility at the KT Research and Development Center in Seoul, South Korea, at which the two companies leveraged Fujitsu’s Open RAN based 5G base station equipment to successfully test call connection during […]

NEC Successfully Demonstrates Open RAN Leadership in O-RAN Global PlugFest 2021

TOKYO, Dec 21, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its leading Open RAN massive MIMO capabilities for the PDFO-RAN ALLIANCE Global PlugFest 2021 at five of its venues, hosted by leading operators and the new windowTelecom Infra Project (TIP). PlugFests are aimed at […]

NEC to Release TIP-compliant Fully Disaggregated 400G Transponder Solution in 2022

TOKYO, Nov 17, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has joined the Telecom Infra Project’s (TIP) Phoenix initiative. Phoenix is managed by TIP’s Open Optical and Packet Transport (OOPT) Project Group and seeks to develop a 400G transponder for open and disaggregated high-capacity DWDM networks. NEC […]