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NEC Wins 2021 Leading Lights Award for 'Best New 5G Core Product' and 'Best New Open RAN Product'
Oct 12, 2021 15:06 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that it has been named a winner in the Light Reading 2021 Leading Lights Awards program in the 'Best New 5G Core Product' for its cloud-native 4G/5G Converged Core and 'Best NEW Open RAN Product' category for its 5G massive MIMO radio units.
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NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2021 C&C Prize
Oct 12, 2021 14:56 JST
The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2021 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups for their contributions to developing the neocognitron.
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NEC to Build a Transatlantic Cable
Oct 11, 2021 08:16 JST
NEC Corporation has announced that it has been contracted by Facebook to build an ultra-high performance transatlantic subsea fiber-optic cable connecting the USA and Europe.
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NEC's 5G massive MIMO Open RAN radio units awarded TIP's "Requirements Compliant Ribbon"
Oct 11, 2021 08:11 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that its Open RAN 5G massive MIMO(*) radio units have been awarded a Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Requirements Compliant Ribbon, and are listed on new windowTIP Exchange.
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Telenor Group Awards Multi-year Contract to NEC as Part of a Major Network Expansion and Modernization of Grameenphone
Oct 07, 2021 09:39 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that Grameenphone, part of the Telenor Group and the leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh, has awarded it with a new radio equipment supply contract to expand and modernize Grameenphone's existing network.
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NEC Corporation, OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. Complete First Trial of Submarine Cable with Multicore Fiber
Oct 04, 2021 12:48 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), its subsidiary OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 5802) announced today that they have completed the first trial of uncoupled(1) 4-core submarine fiber cable(2), and verified its transmission performance to meet the exacting demands of global telecommunications networks.
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NEC Software Solutions UK Announces Intent to Acquire Capita Secure Solutions and Services to Expand its Emergency Services Offering
Oct 01, 2021 17:41 JST
NEC Software Solutions UK, part of the NEC Corporation, has announced its intention to acquire Capita Secure Solutions and Services, a leading provider of software and solutions to the emergency services and justice sectors.
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NEC and Netcracker Launch 5G xHaul Transport Network Automation Solution Working with ADVA and Juniper Networks
Sep 30, 2021 13:17 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and its subsidiary Netcracker have today announced an integrated multi-vendor solution that includes ADVA and Juniper Networks for packet optical automation, combining their respective best-in-class technologies in support of streamlined 5G transport.
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Xilinx and NEC Accelerate Next-Generation 5G Radio Units for Global Deployment
Sep 24, 2021 18:22 JST
Xilinx, Inc., a leader in adaptive computing, and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that the companies are collaborating on NEC's next-generation 5G radio units (RUs) expected to be available for global deployment in 2022.
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Mitsui Chemicals Teams up With NEC and dotData to Trial AI-based Price Change Forecasting for Market-Sensitive Products
Sep 24, 2021 18:00 JST
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. has teamed up with NEC Corporation to trial an AI-based system for forecasting changes in the prices of specific Mitsui Chemicals products that are sensitive to market conditions.
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NEC Iris Recognition Technology Ranks first in NIST Accuracy Testing
Sep 22, 2021 11:02 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that its iris recognition technology ranked first in the world in the most recent iris recognition technology benchmark test, IREX 10(1), conducted by the globally authoritative U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
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NEC Utilizes Digital Technologies to Create Healthcare and Life Science Business
Sep 15, 2021 08:59 JST
NEC Corporation announced today an initiative to create healthcare and life science business that utilizes AI and other digital technologies as part of the "creation of future growth businesses" set forth in the 2025 Mid-term Management Plan.
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Telefonica and NEC to Build Open RAN Live Pilots in 4 Global Markets as a Key Milestone Toward Mass Deployment
Sep 14, 2021 16:03 JST
Telefonica and NEC Corporation announced today that they have entered an agreement to conduct Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) pre-commercial trials in Telefonica's four core global markets: Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil.
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NEC Expands its Collaboration with AWS in Areas Including Global 5G and Digital Government
Sep 08, 2021 11:30 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; 6701) has expanded its collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) in areas that include global 5G and the digital government in support of accelerating digital transformation for customers.
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NEC Announces Transfer of Shares in a Consolidated Subsidiary
Sep 03, 2021 18:22 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the transfer of all shares in NEC Energy Solutions, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary, to LG Energy Solution, Ltd.
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NEC Launches Simulated Annealing Service Utilizing Vector Supercomputers
Sep 01, 2021 13:05 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the launch of the "NEC Vector Annealing Service," a quantum-inspired simulated annealing service that uses a vector supercomputer, as well as the launch of educational services that enable participants to learn about quantum computers and how to use simulated annealing machines. NEC will start offering both services in November 2021.
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Fujitsu and NEC to develop technologies for interoperability testing between 5G base station equipment in U.S. and U.K.
Aug 19, 2021 13:30 JST
Fujitsu Limited (TSE 6702) and NEC Corporation (TSE 6701) have begun developing technologies for interoperability testing(1) between 5G base station equipment conforming to O-RAN specifications at Fujitsu's U.S. laboratories and NEC's U.K. laboratories.
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NEC to host NEC Visionary Week 2021
Aug 16, 2021 15:22 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the Global Program for NEC Visionary Week 2021, an online annual event taking place from September 16 to 17, 2021.
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NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer sets record in processing performance in STAC-A2 Benchmarks
Jul 16, 2021 11:34 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.
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NEC's artificial intelligence (AI) supports doctors to determine if colorectal lesions are potentially neoplastic
Jul 14, 2021 17:15 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the development of an AI technology for supporting doctors in determining if colorectal lesions are neoplastic or non-neoplastic.
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Microsoft and NEC Expand Strategic Partnership to Boost Business Resiliency and Growth
Jul 13, 2021 08:02 JST
Microsoft Corp. (Microsoft) and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) on Tuesday announced an expansion of their decades-long collaboration.
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NEC Announces New Industry-leading Multi-carrier Radio Solution to Address Higher Capacity Demands for 5G Networks
Jul 07, 2021 11:31 JST
NEC Corporation, a leading provider of wireless solutions, today announced the release of new iPASOLINK IAP3 series High-Power Outdoor Units (ODU) and a next generation Outdoor Branching (BR) Combiner (OBC2) to help answer the challenges operators face in increasing 5G network capacity and accelerating deployment needs.
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CETIN, NEC and Fortinet Join Forces to Modernize Large-scale Network in Four Countries
Jul 06, 2021 14:29 JST
CETIN a.s. and NEC Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, announced today the signing of a large network security project.
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Northgate Public Services becomes NEC Software Solutions
Jul 02, 2021 15:09 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that Northgate Public Services (NPS) has a new name and will now be known as NEC Software Solutions UK Limited.
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NEC Commercializes Open RAN Cloud-native Software Featuring High Performance Massive MIMO and Beamforming
Jul 01, 2021 22:44 JST
NEC Corporation announced today the launch of carrier-grade, cloud-native Open RAN software supporting its industry-leading digital beamforming of Massive MIMO (mMIMO).
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NEC and Netcracker Orchestrate Cloud-Native 5G Core Services on AWS
Jul 01, 2021 08:08 JST
NEC Corporation and Netcracker, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC, announced today that they have deployed their 5G Core and full stack Digital BSS/OSS on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to orchestrate and automate 5G digital services.
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NEC launches Optical Fiber Sensing Solution using AI
Jun 30, 2021 12:58 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that it has begun sales of the "NEC Intelligent Optical Fiber Sensing Solution," a solution that allows Communications Service Providers (CSP) and optical fiber owners from around the world to utilize optical fiber as a sensor.
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NEC and Mavenir collaborate with Deutsche Telekom for a live 5G Open RAN mMIMO deployment at O-RAN Town in Germany
Jun 29, 2021 09:36 JST
NEC Corporation and Mavenir announced today that they have jointly collaborated in a live 5G Open RAN massive MIMO deployment as part of Deutsche Telekom's initiative, "O-RAN Town".
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NTT Group and NEC accelerate activities to promote 5G tailored for enterprises
Jun 28, 2021 15:37 JST
NTT Corporation, its subsidiary NTT DATA Corporation and NEC Corporation announced today the acceleration of activities to promote the global adoption of 5G solutions tailored for enterprises.
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