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NEC Orchestrating Future Fund, an Ecosystem-type CVC Fund, Completes Final Close for US$140 Million
Nov 30, 2022 14:15 JST
NEC Corporation has completed the final close of the "NEC Orchestrating Future Fund"(1), an ecosystem-type corporate venture capital (CVC) fund established in December 2021 for US$140 million (approximately 20 billion yen).
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NEC to create a global innovation base near Tokyo
Nov 28, 2022 11:59 JST
NEC Corporation has announced the construction of a global base for innovation near Tokyo. The provisionally named "NEC Innovation Building" is slated to be 12 stories above ground and to provide a total floor area of approximately 50,000 square meters at a construction cost of roughly 33 billion yen (USD 236 million). Construction will begin in March 2023 and is expected to be complete in June 2025.
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NEC Awarded Telecom Infra Project "Requirements Compliant Bronze Badge" for Disaggregated 400G transponder solution
Nov 10, 2022 09:43 JST
NEC Corporation has been awarded two Requirements Compliant Bronze Badges from the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) for deploying its Network Operating System on TIP's defined open and disaggregated, optical new window400G transponder solution known as Phoenix.
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NEC and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute demonstrate intersection safety using AI-based video analytics
Nov 10, 2022 08:30 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) have successfully carried out a proof of concept (PoC) to provide safety information and warnings to drivers, pedestrians and other road users near intersections using Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based video analysis technologies.
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NEC's New iPASOLINK VR4 and IAP3 ODU now support Channel Aggregation to easily double link capacity for 5G networks
Nov 01, 2022 12:58 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), a leading provider of wireless solutions, today announced the global release of its new iPASOLINK VR4 and IAP3 ODU variants supporting Channel Aggregation (CA) for telecommunications providers looking to cost effectively expand network capacity.
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NEC deploys Telecom Infra Project's (TIP) Phoenix Open and Disaggregated Optical Whitebox Transponder in South Africa
Oct 31, 2022 14:10 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has deployed Africa's first TIP Phoenix platform for Teraco, Africa's leading carrier-neutral colocation provider.
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NEC becomes First Vendor to be Awarded "Requirements Compliant Bronze Badge" for 5G Open RAN Radio Units in Latest Published TIP Requirements 2.1
Oct 27, 2022 09:06 JST
NEC Corporation has been awarded a Bronze Badge from the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), this time for complying with the requirements for TIP's OpenRAN RU Technical Requirements Document 2.1.
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NEC launches worldwide pre-sales of hearable device through Makuake Global
Oct 24, 2022 14:53 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has globally released a new device that uses ear acoustic biometric authentication to identify individuals and prevent unauthorized use of devices.
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DXAS, a joint venture established by Kagome and NEC, to provide AI farming advice and automated irrigation control services for pulse drip irrigation
Oct 21, 2022 10:30 JST
DXAS Agricultural Technology, a joint venture between Kagome Co., Ltd. and NEC Corporation, will be enhancing NEC's AI-enabled agricultural ICT platform, CropScope, with the addition of AI farming management advice and an automated irrigation control function for pulse drip irrigation*.
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NEC Selected as Technology Partner in the Implementation of Biometric Solutions for NIISe
Oct 18, 2022 16:56 JST
NEC Corporation of Malaysia Sdn Bhd (NEC Malaysia) has been awarded a sub-contract for the implementation of its class leading Automated Biometric Identification System (NEC ABIS) and Border Control Solution (e-Gate) by the main project contractor for Malaysia's National Integrated Immigration System (NIISe).
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NEC to build 5G Innovation lab for the NSW Telco Authority
Oct 18, 2022 10:09 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has been selected by the New South Wales (NSW) Telco Authority to build the initial phase of a state-of-the-art 5G innovation lab as part of a new strategic partnership.
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NEC Signs Long-term Charter Contract with Global Marine Systems Limited for Optical Submarine Cable-laying Ship
Oct 17, 2022 13:30 JST
NEC Corporation has signed a charter contract with U.K.-based Global Marine Systems Limited for an optical submarine cable-laying ship for approximately four years.
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NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2022 C&C Prize
Oct 11, 2022 14:46 JST
The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2022 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups for their contributions to developing easy-to-use supercomputers of high-performance, low cost, energy savings, and actual application performance by incorporating GPUs in supercomputers as a world's first, and to establishing quantum information science and formulating the QKD protocol that will soon make quantum cryptographic communications practical.
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NEC launches a new model of the "SX-Aurora TSUBASA" vector supercomputer that more than doubles computing performance and power efficiency
Oct 07, 2022 16:17 JST
NEC Corporation will launch the new "SX-Aurora TSUBASA C401-8" for data centers in an "SX-Aurora TSUBASA" vector supercomputer that offers 2.5 times the computing performance and twice the power efficiency of previous models.
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Etisalat UAE, from e&, bolsters edge cloud solution with uCPE services powered by ADVA and NEC
Oct 07, 2022 08:08 JST
ADVA and NEC Corporation today announced that Etisalat UAE, the telecoms pillar of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), is offering on-demand virtual services to its corporate customers using ADVA's suite of Ensemble NFV technologies with the solution system integration conducted by NEC in close collaboration with Etisalat UAE, who are onboarding various network functions on top of the platform.
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NEC Announces Progress on Environmental, Social and governance initiatives to support sustainable growth for the company and society
Sep 30, 2022 13:48 JST
NEC Corporation is promoting initiatives to support sustainability in accordance with policies that aim to "Contribute to Solving Social Issues through Our Business Activities," "Strengthen Risk Management and Enforce Compliance," and "Promote Communication with Stakeholders."
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NTT DOCOMO and NEC Reduce Power Consumption for 5G SA Core by an Average of 72% using AWS Graviton2, Followed by a Successful Onboarding of 5G SA Core on Hybrid Cloud
Sep 29, 2022 15:50 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and NEC Corporation today announced the completion of a trial to test energy efficiency and high performance of AWS Graviton2 processors across key elements of the 5G core network (5GC).
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NEC and Red Hat Expand Global Collaboration to Drive IT Modernization and Digital Transformation
Sep 29, 2022 15:23 JST
NEC Corporation and Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced an expanded global collaboration to drive IT modernization and digital transformation on Red Hat OpenShift.
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NEC Launches Open RAN cloud-native virtualized software suite to extend the NEC Open Networks best of breed ecosystem
Sep 29, 2022 08:11 JST
NEC Corporation introduces its open virtualized RAN software suite to the international market.
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NEC Launches North American Innovation Hub for Open RAN
Sep 28, 2022 13:50 JST
NEC Corporation has created a North American 5G innovation unit in New Providence, New Jersey, to expand product development and cater to the growing global demand for Open RAN solutions.
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NEC Drives Expansion of All Optical Networks
Sep 15, 2022 16:24 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is driving expansion of All Optical Networks with the introduction of its "SpectralWave WX Series," a lineup of open specifications-compliant, open optical transport products.
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NEC and Mavenir drive Open RAN forward with deployment of massive MIMO on Orange's 5G SA experimental network in France
Sep 07, 2022 15:36 JST
NEC Corporation and Mavenir have deployed massive MIMO (mMIMO) on Orange's 5G standalone (SA) experimental network.
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Virgin Media O2, NEC and Rakuten Symphony drive multi-vendor Open RAN innovation in the UK
Aug 30, 2022 17:05 JST
Virgin Media O2, NEC Corporation and Rakuten Symphony have announced their joint multi-vendor Open RAN deployment is entering the field phase, commencing with the activation of the first live sites in Virgin Media O2's commercial network.
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NEC and Fortinet enter global agreement to deliver end-to-end, high-performance security for 5G networks
Aug 23, 2022 18:04 JST
NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, have entered a global agreement to jointly build secure 5G networks for communication service providers (CSPs).
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NEC Visionary Week 2022 to provide insights on the future of society and business
Aug 01, 2022 12:13 JST
NEC Corporation today announced the Global Program for NEC Visionary Week 2022.
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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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