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NEC to Build New Trans-Pacific Cable
Jul 21, 2022 10:50 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that it has been contracted by Seren Juno Network Co., Ltd., a company established by NTT Ltd Japan Corporation, PC Landing Corp. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and JA Mitsui Leasing, Ltd. to build a trans-Pacific subsea fiber-optic cable, "JUNO Cable System," connecting California in the US with Chiba prefecture and Mie prefecture in Japan.
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NEC Corporation strengthens its partnership with Project Management Institute (PMI) in Asia Pacific to drive business agility
Jul 12, 2022 10:25 JST
NEC Corporation, a leading global IT and network transformation services provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Project Management Institute, the world's leading association for project management, to become a Disciplined Agile (DA) Consulting Partner.
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NEC Expands Global Solutions Delivery Capacity with Acquisition of Aspire Technology, a Network Solutions and System Integration Company
Jul 01, 2022 11:47 JST
NEC Corporation 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.
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Milestone of THz Communication
Jun 29, 2022 15:48 JST
Scientists from a project coordinated by Technische Universitat Braunschweig in Germany and Waseda University in Japan with ten other partners from five countries have succeeded for the first time worldwide in developing a bidirectional THz radio link that can be connected as a "backhaul" to the data network of mobile radio providers.
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Infinera and NEC to Modernize Neutral Networks' Mexico to United States Fiber Optic Network with Industry-leading ICE6 800G Solution
Jun 29, 2022 14:35 JST
Infinera and NEC Corporation announced today that Neutral Networks deployed Infinera's ICE6 technology for its new transnational neutral fiber optic network NEXT.
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Hokkaido University and NEC conclude an agreement for developing spatial sensing to combat the spread of illness
Jun 28, 2022 14:53 JST
Hokkaido University and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) have concluded a collaborative agreement to promote the realization of a "safe and secure society through spatial sensing"(1) that helps to prevent the spread of illness.
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NEC Australia to Participate in the Open RAN Pilot Workgroup to Transform Regional Mobile Coverage
Jun 17, 2022 08:38 JST
NEC Australia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation and a leading Australian ICT solutions and services firm, was selected to participate in Phase One of the Department of Regional New South Wales (DRNSW) Mobile Coverage Project (MCP) Active Sharing Partnership leveraging Open RAN technologies.
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Kagome and NEC establish a joint venture in Portugal to provide farming support for processed tomatoes using AI
Jun 15, 2022 12:37 JST
Kagome Co., Ltd. and NEC Corporation will establish DXAS Agricultural Technology, a joint venture in Portugal to provide farming support for processed tomatoes using AI. Establishment is scheduled for July of this year.
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Introducing a Transceiver that Can Tap into the Higher Frequency Bands of 5G Networks
Jun 15, 2022 12:10 JST
A novel phased-array beamformer for the 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) band has been recently developed by researchers at Tokyo Tech and NEC Corporation.
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NEC collaborates with DOCOMO and NTT on 6G experimental trials
Jun 06, 2022 15:33 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that it has agreed to collaborate with NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) and NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT) on 6th generation mobile communication system (6G) experimental trials.
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NEC becomes the first IT service provider to offer a connection point to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute from its own data center
Jun 06, 2022 12:13 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the company will establish a connection point to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute through a dedicated private network fiber connection to Azure provided by the NEC Inzai Data Center in Japan from June 2022.
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The Ajinomoto Foundation, Sysmex, and NEC initiate a cross-industry co-creation project to improve maternal and child health and nutrition in the Republic of Ghana
May 27, 2022 08:52 JST
The Ajinomoto Foundation, Sysmex Corporation, and NEC Corporation are set to commence initiatives for a co-creation project to improve maternal and child health and nutrition in the Republic of Ghana.
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NEC and Juniper Networks Deploy Algeria Telecom's Nationwide 5G-Ready IP Metro Network
May 25, 2022 16:50 JST
NEC Corporation announced they have worked with Algeria Telecom, the leader in the Algerian telecommunications market, to roll out its modernized, nationwide IP metro commercial network to support current demand for increased capacity as well as future needs driven by 5G and FTTx.
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NEC Provides AI-based Traffic Monitoring System with Fiber-optic Sensing Technology for NEXCO CENTRAL
May 24, 2022 10:27 JST
NEC Corporation has deployed an AI-based traffic monitoring system to Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO CENTRAL).
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NEC and Toyota Technical Development Develop Stable Wireless Control System for Cars and other Moving Objects in Factories
May 23, 2022 08:24 JST
NEC Corporation and Toyota Technical Development Corporation today announced the development of a stable wireless control system for cars and other moving objects in factories and warehouses.
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NEC X Announces Fifth AI Start-up to Graduate from its Corporate Accelerator Program
Apr 27, 2022 16:54 JST
NEC Corporation, a leader in IT and network technologies, and NEC X, the innovation accelerator for NEC's emerging technologies, announced today that Beagle Technology is the fifth start-up to graduate from the NEC X Corporate Accelerator Program (CAP).
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Avaloq Goes Live with First Client in Taiwan
Apr 21, 2022 08:07 JST
Avaloq, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has successfully implemented its core banking system at Cathay United Bank to support the bank's continued growth.
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Shionogi and NEC Enter into Strategic Research Collaboration for Novel Hepatitis B Therapeutic Vaccine
Apr 18, 2022 15:03 JST
Shionogi & Co., Ltd. and NEC Corporation, today announced the execution of a strategic research collaboration agreement for the development of a novel hepatitis B therapeutic vaccine. NEC OncoImmunity, an NEC subsidiary that specializes in artificial intelligence-driven biotechnology, is also participating in this research collaboration.
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Northern Territory of Australia and NEC Sign MoU to Grow the Territory's Digital Capabilities
Apr 13, 2022 13:19 JST
Northern Territory of Australia (Northern Territory), NEC Australia and NEC Corporation today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
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CEPI Partners with Japan's NEC Group to Develop Artificial Intelligence-designed Broadly Protective Betacoronavirus Vaccine
Apr 08, 2022 13:50 JST
CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, and NEC Corporation (NEC: TSE: 6701) today announced the latest funding award under its US$200m programme to advance the development of vaccines that provide broad protection against SARS-CoV-2 variants and other betacoronaviruses.
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BostonGene Announces $150 Million Series B Funding at a Multi-Billion Dollar Valuation, Propelling the Company to Unicorn Status
Apr 07, 2022 09:19 JST
BostonGene today announced the completion of $150 million in Series B funding. NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) led the financing with participation from Impact Investment Capital and Japan Industrial Partners.
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NEC Group Response to the Situation in Ukraine
Mar 22, 2022 16:34 JST
The NEC Group would like to express our sympathies to all who are impacted by the tragic situation in Ukraine, and our thoughts are especially with the family of NEC group employees who call that region home.
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Juniper Networks and NEC Selected to Revolutionize Wi-Fi Experience for Raizen's Headquarters in Brazil
Mar 18, 2022 08:06 JST
Juniper Networks and NEC Corporation today announced that they have been selected by Raizen, a global leader in bio-energy solutions, to design and deploy an innovative new Wi-Fi network for its headquarters in Sao Paulo and offices in Piracicaba, Brazil.
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NEC Develops the World's First Unit Cell Facilitating Scaling Up to a Fully-connected Quantum Annealing Architecture
Mar 17, 2022 13:47 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has developed the world's first LHZ scheme unit cell facilitating scaling up to a fully-connected architecture using superconducting parametron quantum bits (qubits).
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SCSK and NEC Strengthen Collaboration to Accelerate Customers' DX and Business Growth
Mar 10, 2022 12:20 JST
SCSK Corporation and NEC Corporation today announced that they will strengthen collaboration in the data center and network business to accelerate customers' DX and grow their businesses.
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NEC OncoImmunity Acquires VAXIMM's Neoantigen Vaccine Development Assets
Mar 09, 2022 08:05 JST
NEC OncoImmunity (NOI), a subsidiary of NEC Corporation (NEC), and VAXIMM AG, a Swiss/German biotech company focused on developing an oral plug and play DNA vaccination technology to stimulate patients' cytotoxic T-cells targeting a wide range of cancer-related antigens, today announced that the companies have signed an agreement under which NOI will acquire all of VAXIMM's neoantigen program assets.
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O2 / Telefonica Germany and NEC Showcase Open RAN Capabilities with Germany's First of its Kind Small Cells Deployment
Mar 02, 2022 18:08 JST
O2 / Telefonica Germany and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced their successful collaboration in launching the first Open and virtual RAN architecture-based small cells in Germany.
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NEC Releases New iPASOLINK VR4 and 25Gbps Capable iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual to Support Increased Capacity for 5G Networks
Mar 02, 2022 09:55 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the global release of its new iPASOLINK VR4 for telecommunications providers looking to expand network capacity and also announced the global release of its 25Gbps capable iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual for optical fiber replacement and flexible deployment planning for leading operators expanding into 5G networks.
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NTT DOCOMO and NEC are Onboarding 5G SA Core Using Energy-efficient and High-performance AWS Cloud Computing Services
Mar 01, 2022 14:47 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) and NEC Corporation (NEC) have launched a proof-of-concept (PoC) testing to run NEC's 5G core network (5GC) service in a hybrid cloud environment that leverages the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud using end-to-end cloud-native network architecture.
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