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Mercari, Merpay and NTT DOCOMO Agree on Partnership to Enhance Payment Services and Point Programs
Feb 04, 2020 14:35 JST
Mercari, Inc., Merpay, Inc. and NTT DOCOMO, INC., announced today that they have reached an agreement to form a business partnership aimed at developing new businesses and providing users with improved convenience through enhanced payment services and point programs.
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DOCOMO Releases White Paper Promoting 6G Communication System
Jan 24, 2020 11:00 JST
NTT DOCOMO has released a white paper on the topic of 6G, the sixth-generation mobile communications system that the company aims to launch on a commercial basis by 2030.
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DOCOMO to Partner with AI-powered Enterprise Meeting Note Provider Otter.ai in Japan
Jan 22, 2020 11:21 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has made an investment in Otter.ai, the US-based provider of the highly accurate AI-powered Otter Voice Meeting Notes live transcription application.
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DOCOMO to Pursue Collaboration with Skydio, U.S. Manufacturer of Autonomous Drones Capable of Flying without GPS Guidance
Jan 22, 2020 11:00 JST
Their collaboration is aimed at accelerating the development of the industrial drone market in the region.
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DOCOMO and DOCOMO ASIA to Provide IoT Solution for YANMAR's SMARTASSIST System in India
Jan 21, 2020 15:13 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and NTT DOCOMO ASIA Pte. Ltd. announced today that they will provide IoT solution for YANMAR's SMARTASSIST, a cutting-edge remote management system for IoT-enabled machinery due to be launched in India this spring.
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DOCOMO Conducts World's First Successful Trial of Transparent Dynamic Metasurface
Jan 17, 2020 15:05 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., working in collaboration with the global glass manufacturer AGC Inc., announced today that it has successfully conducted what is believed to be the world's first trial of a prototype transparent dynamic metasurface using 28 GHz 5G radio signals.
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NTT DOCOMO and MobiledgeX Demonstrate Worldwide Distribution of 5G Applications in Japan
Jan 08, 2020 15:03 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and MobiledgeX, Inc. announced today that they will jointly conduct a proof of concept (PoC) in Tokyo on January 22-24, 2020 to verify a solution that leverages multi-access edge computing (MEC) for the worldwide distribution of applications.
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NTT DOCOMO to Absorb docomo Healthcare in Simplified, Short-form Merger
Dec 20, 2019 17:01 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that its board of directors today approved a plan to purchase all shares of docomo Healthcare, Inc.
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DOCOMO to Offer Advanced Network Products for Mobile Networks Worldwide
Dec 20, 2019 11:00 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. has completed trials in Thailand and Singapore aimed at expanding the global adoption of Japanese mobile-network equipment for high-quality fifth-generation (5G) communications and advanced network services.
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DOCOMO and Kyoto University Develop World's First AI System to Detect Bridge Deterioration using Video-based Vehicle Weights and Structural Deflection
Dec 05, 2019 13:17 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and Kyoto University announced today that they have developed what is believed to be the world's first artificial intelligence-based system for inspecting bridges based on vehicle weights and structural deflection estimated from video footage.
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DOCOMO invests in Tata Capital Growth Fund II LP Targeting Growth-stage Startup Companies
Oct 02, 2019 15:38 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it would invest USD 20 million in the Tata Capital Growth Fund II LP in Singapore managed by Tata Capital Growth II General Partners LLP with the aim of investment focusing on growth-stage companies in India.
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DOCOMO Achieves World's First 5G Communication Between High-speed Bullet Train and Experimental Base Stations
Oct 01, 2019 09:58 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has achieved what is believed to be the world's first 28 GHz-band 5G mobile communications between base stations and a high-speed bullet train during experimental trials to verify further enhancement of 5G in collaboration with Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).
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KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and NTT DOCOMO's Merchant Alliance "Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA)"
Sep 18, 2019 20:19 JST
Merpay, Inc., LINE Pay Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC., and KDDI Corporation have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to make cashless transactions more widely available.
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DOCOMO to Commence Deployment of World's First 4G/5G Multi-vendor Radio Access Network Conforming to O-RAN Specifications
Sep 18, 2019 14:12 JST
This is believed to be the world's first realization of this level of multi-vendor interoperability in 4G and 5G base station equipment conforming to O-RAN specifications; DOCOMO will deploy the equipment in the pre-commercial 5G service it plans to launch on September 20, 2019 in Japan.
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DOCOMO to Commence 5G Trials at Manufacturing Sites in Partnership with OMRON and Nokia
Sep 10, 2019 15:19 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has agreed with OMRON Corporation and Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy to collaborate in trials of 5G mobile communication technology inside factories, with the aim of significantly enhancing future manufacturing productivity.
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DOCOMO Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation
Sep 02, 2019 13:24 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) with the aim of further advancing the use of 5G technology in the manufacturing sector.
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DOCOMO Develops Drone Platform API for Expanded Drone Applications
Jul 31, 2019 14:38 JST
DOCOMO aims to broaden the safe and efficient use of drones in diverse fields, such as manufacturing, media and infrastructure, in addition to inspections of base-station towers and solar panels.
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DOCOMO Extends d POINT Program and Services to Inbound Visitors in Japan
Jul 29, 2019 13:07 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has extended its d POINT CLUB points program to inbound visitors in Japan, allowing them to redeem points when shopping in stores, receive coupons for services and enjoy other benefits, effective immediately.
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DOCOMO Testing Drone-based Inspection Service in Taiwan with FET's Support
Jul 11, 2019 14:08 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC has announced that together with its capital affiliate Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (FET), one of Taiwan's largest mobile operators, it has been testing the docomo skyTM service for inspecting base-station towers in Taiwan since June 20.
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DOCOMO Adds Popular Japanese Textbook to Japanese-language Training App
Jul 10, 2019 14:23 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and 3A Corporation announced today that a newly digitized version of 3A's Minna no Nihongo, one of the most widely used textbooks for Japanese language study by non-native speakers, has been incorporated into DOCOMO's existing Japanese conversation-training app, Japanese Language Training AI.
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NTT DOCOMO to Join Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA) of Merchant Stores established by LINE Pay and Merpay
Jul 04, 2019 10:10 JST
LINE Pay Corporation, Merpay Inc. and NTT DOCOMO, INC. have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to make cashless transactions more widely available.
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DOCOMO, AGC and Ericsson Achieve World's First 5G Communication Using Glass Antenna for 28 GHz
May 29, 2019 09:15 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., AGC Inc. and Ericsson have achieved what is believed to be the world's first 5G mobile telecommunications using an antenna embedded in synthetic fused silica glass to transmit and receive 28 GHz 5G radio signals for stable, high-speed mobile communication in buildings, vehicles and trains.
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Tohoku University and DOCOMO Launch Research Project to Develop Artificial-intelligence Technology for Periodontal Disease Detection
May 23, 2019 15:29 JST
Japan-based Tohoku University and NTT DOCOMO, INC. have begun researching an artificial-intelligence (AI) technology to detect periodontal disease simply by photographing a person's gums with a smartphone.
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DOCOMO Develops Safe, Blade-free Drone Propelled with Ultrasonic Vibrations
May 17, 2019 11:08 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. has developed a blimp-style drone that is propelled safely through the air with ultrasonic vibrations, offering promising applications in homes, concert halls and other indoor spaces.
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DOCOMO, DOCOMO USA and ITOCHU Logistics to trial IoT Fleet Management solution in US
Apr 18, 2019 15:52 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., NTT DOCOMO USA, Inc., ITOCHU LOGISTICS CORP. and ITOCHU LOGISTICS (USA) CORP. announced that they would trial an IoT solution that uses easily deployed devices compatible with low-power, wide-area LTE-M technology to enable delivery businesses to visualize the status of outsourced trucks in their fleets.
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NTT DOCOMO Agrees to Sell Stake in Hutchison Telephone
Mar 29, 2019 18:25 JST
HTHKH will purchase DOCOMO's entire 24.1% share of HTCL's stock and thereafter HTCL will become a wholly owned subsidiary of HTHKH.
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DOCOMO to Further Expand 5G Trials with Overseas Partners
Mar 27, 2019 12:35 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. has agreed with enterprises and organizations in the United States and Israel as well as Japan to collaborate in trials involving a 5G mobile test network established in Guam with the aim of verifying 5G-compatible systems and equipment for new business solutions.
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Sony and DOCOMO to Test Driverless Concept Vehicle via 5G Trial Network in Guam
Mar 27, 2019 12:15 JST
Sony Corporation and NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that they will jointly trial Sony's conceptual driverless vehicle, the New Concept Cart SC-1, which leverages 5G mobile technologies for various remotely controlled functions.
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DOCOMO and STP to Test Drone-based Inspection Service in Indonesia
Mar 26, 2019 12:30 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC and PT Solusi Tunas Pratama Tbk. (STP), a company that leases out telecommunication towers in Indonesia, announced today that they have agreed to test a service, named docomo sky for Tower Inspection, that uses drones to photograph base stations and telecom towers and transmit the information to a command center in real time.
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