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NEC Listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
Nov 23, 2021 08:02 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Asia Pacific Index, some of the most prestigious global indices of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment.
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NEC to Release TIP-compliant Fully Disaggregated 400G Transponder Solution in 2022
Nov 17, 2021 12:55 JST
NEC Corporation announced today that it has joined the Telecom Infra Project's (TIP) Phoenix initiative.
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ITU-T Recommendation on Framework for a Cyber Defence Centre
Nov 16, 2021 18:06 JST
NTT Corporation (NTT), NTT Security Corporation (NTTS), NTT TechnoCross Corporation (NTT-TX) and NEC Corporation (NEC) have jointly developed an international standard for the concept of a Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) and its build, management and evaluation process for strategic and systematic responses to cyber risks.
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NEC: Technology Leaders Partner to Conduct Groundbreaking Drone Tests in Japan
Nov 08, 2021 08:30 JST
Several leading Japanese technology firms, including BIRD INITIATIVE, Inc. (hereinafter "BIRD INITIATIVE")(1), ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter "ANAHD")(2), AIN HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter "AIN HD")(3), and NEC Corporation (hereinafter "NEC"),(4) have partnered with the Hokkaido Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (hereinafter "METI")(5) to conduct a drone operations pilot project in Wakkanai City, Hokkaido prefecture.
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NTT and NEC have developed Supply Chain Security Risk Reduction Technology for ICT Infrastructure
Oct 28, 2021 09:04 JST
NTT Corporation and NEC Corporation have developed Security Transparency Assurance Technology, which is the core technology for realizing the Trusted Network Concept.
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2021 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters to begin
Oct 26, 2021 12:51 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its ongoing sponsorship of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) year-end championship, where the world's top ranked wheelchair tennis players compete from October 31 to November 7, 2021 at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Campus at Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida, USA.
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NEC Signs the "Business Ambition for 1.5 degrees Celsius Pledge"
Oct 26, 2021 11:39 JST
NEC Corporation has signed the "Business Ambition for 1.5degC Pledge," aiming to keep the rise in global temperature within 1.5degC.
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Telenor Deploys 5G xHaul Transport Network with Cisco and NEC to Connect More People and Businesses in Norway and Denmark
Oct 21, 2021 08:33 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Cisco today announced they have been selected by Telenor to deploy 5G xHaul transport networks in Norway and Denmark.
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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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