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How are Japanese operators approaching mmWave 5G?

August 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Right now mmWave 5G deployments are focused on adding capacity to congested network hot zones, places like stadiums, music venues, shopping malls, transit hubs and dense central business or downtown areas. In addition to capacity offload, mmWave 5G promises to […]


Technology, Wireless

KDDI Taps HPE ProLiant Telco Server for Commercial O-RAN 5G SA vRAN

March 3, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that KDDI, a leading Japanese telecommunications provider, is using the HPE ProLiant DL110 Gen10 Plus – Telco server for the commercial network operation of O-RAN compliant 5G standalone base stations. KDDI is accelerating construction of […]


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KDDI Turns on 5G SA Open RAN Site in Japan with Samsung & Fujitsu

February 21, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

KDDI, Samsung Electronics and Fujitsu announced that the companies have turned on the world’s first commercial 5G Standalone Open RAN site powered by virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. For the deployment of this first site, KDDI used […]


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KDDI claims world’s first 5G Standalone Open RAN site supported by vRAN

February 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

KDDI is claiming to have turned on the world’s first commercial 5G Standalone (SA) Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) site in partnership with Samsung and Fujitsu. Powered by virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN), the first network site went live […]


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SoftBank launches 5G Standalone services in Japan

October 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator SoftBank announced that it has started to offer 5G Standalone services in conjunction with the sale of its new 5G-compatible SoftBank Air terminal, called “Air Terminal 5”. With this new launch, SoftBank claims to be the first carrier […]


Technology, Wireless

SoftBank, KDDI Pick Nokia for Japan’s Shared RAN Deployment

October 18, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Nokia last week announced that it has been selected by Japanese mobile operators, SoftBank and KDDI as one of the vendors to deploy Japan’s shared RAN. This deployment will deliver 5G services to both SoftBank and KDDI subscribers in the […]


Technology, Wireless

SoftBank, KDDI select Nokia for Japan’s shared RAN

October 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia has been selected by Japanese mobile operators SoftBank and KDDI as one of the vendors to deploy Japan’s shared Radio Access Network. The Finnish vendor noted that this deployment will deliver 5G services to both SoftBank and KDDI subscribers […]


Technology, Wireless

Samsung will deploy 5G vRAN in KDDI’s mid-band network

September 30, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung is deploying its cloud-native, fully virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) solutions for mid-band spectrum in KDDI’s 5G network, following the successful completion of a 5G Standalone (SA) call using Samsung’s vRAN and another vendor’s 5G Massive MIMO radios. “We […]


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KDDI Selects Space’s Starlink as Backhaul for Remote Mobile Towers

September 14, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

KDDI has selected Starlink to deliver high-speed, low-latency broadband internet to KDDI’s 1,200 remote mobile towers as its network backhaul provider. As soon as 2022, KDDI will be able to offer an urban mobile connectivity experience to its rural mobile […]


Technology, Wireless

LG Uplus, KDDI ink MoU to cooperate in 5G, 6G technologies

July 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier LG Uplus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japanese mobile operator KDDI to find new business applications for 5G network technology and strengthen cooperation to pave the way for future 6G technology, Korean news agency Yonhap […]


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Samsung kicks off KDDI’s 5G network rollout on 700 MHz

March 31, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean vendor Samsung Electronics has announced it has brought its 700MHz services on air for Japanese carrier KDDI’s commercial launch of 5G. The use of 700 MHz spectrum in this rollout is designed to enhance KDDI’s 5G network coverage, improving […]


Hardware, News, Technology

KDDI Validates IP Infusion’s DCSG Solution for TIP Compliance

March 17, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

KDDI, a major Japan-based telecommunications provider has validated IP Infusion’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway Solution (DCSG), announced IP Infusion on Tuesday. In a lab trial conducted by KDDI, the DCSG solution successfully completed rigorous Telecom Infra Project (TIP) compliance and […]


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Where does Japan stand in deploying 5G?

March 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Japanese government assigned the three largest mobile operators in Japan — NTT Docomo, KDDI au and Softbank, as well as new arrival Rakuten Mobile — 5G spectrum in April 2019. In the coming years, the four Japanese carriers are […]


Wireless

AT&T, KDDI Team Up to Bring Connected Car Capabilities to Mazda Vehicles Across US

December 22, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T and KDDI, a Japanese telecommunications service provider, have teamed up to bring industry-leading connected car capabilities to Mazda vehicles across the U.S., enabling streaming of best-in-class entertainment and more. Mazda will enable AT&T 4G LTE connectivity for thousands of […]


Wireless

KDDI selects Ericsson cloud-native dual-mode 5G Core

December 10, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese carrier KDDI has selected Ericsson to deploy a cloud-native dual-mode 5G core in its 5G Standalone network in Japan, the latter said in a release. The solution, consisting of the Ericsson Cloud Packet Core, will support KDDI’s focus on […]


Wireless

KDDI, Ericsson Demo Container-based Technology for Automatic Upgrades of 5G Core Network

February 21, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson and Japan’s KDDI have successfully demonstrated cloud-native CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) pipeline delivery for KDDI’s standalone 5G Core network – a breakthrough in delivering software features speedily and efficiently. The container-based technology enables automatic deployment of new software and […]


Wireless

Ericsson, Samsung join Nokia as 5G partners of Japanese telco KDDI

October 1, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese carrier KDDI has selected Ericsson and Samsung for the deployment of a next generation 5G network in Japan. Earlier this week, KDDI said it will also work with Nokia for the deployment of its 5G network infrastructure. Ericsson said […]


Wireless

Japanese carriers to install 5G base stations on traffic signals: Report

June 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Japanese government announced it will allow the country’s four mobile carriers to deploy 5G base stations on traffic signals, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. The main aim of the initiative is to reduce the cost and times necessary to […]


Wireless

5G spectrum roundup: Asia-Pacific

November 28, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Some of the countries where commercial 5G technology will be a reality sooner than in other markets are located in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. South Korean telcos will be allowed to start using 5G frequencies for commercial services at the […]