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NEC announces executive personnel changes
Jan 30, 2023 14:28 JST
NEC Corporation ("NEC"; TSE: 6701) today announced executive personnel changes that will become effective as of April 1, 2023, and a decision made at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on January 30, 2023, to transition NEC's structure to a Company with a Nominating Committee, etc. as well as executive personnel changes that are both subject to approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be convened in June 2023 ("GSM").
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Toyota Tsusho, IIJ, NEC, and NTT Com Sign Contract with Uzbektelecom for Telecommunications Infrastructure Development Project
Jan 27, 2023 14:25 JST
Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Internet Initiative Japan Inc., NEC Corporation, and NTT Communications Corporation announced today the conclusion of a contract with JSC Uzbektelecom, a state-owned telecommunications operator in Uzbekistan, for a telecommunications infrastructure development project to provide data center and telecommunications infrastructure for an advanced data communication system.
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NEC develops high-speed, high-capacity power amplifier for next generation networks
Jan 19, 2023 13:56 JST
NEC Corporation has developed a power amplifier that will serve as a key device for mobile access and fronthaul/backhaul wireless communication equipment to enable high-speed, high-capacity communications for 5G Advanced and 6G networks.
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NEC provides billing gateway for DOCOMO's standalone 5G system
Jan 18, 2023 11:13 JST
NEC Corporation (NEC) has provided NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) with a Charging Gateway Function (CGF) for high-performance processing of billing information, which is becoming increasingly complex due to the growing sophistication of service menus.
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Juniper Networks and NEC Electrify Powerco's Wi-Fi User Experience
Jan 10, 2023 08:29 JST
Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, and NEC Corporation, a leading global IT and network transformation services provider, today announced that they have been selected by Powerco, New Zealand's second largest gas and electricity distributor, to design and deploy an innovative new Wi-Fi network across its sites nationwide.
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NEC demonstrates mission-critical Open RAN Integrations in O-RAN Global PlugFest Fall 2022
Dec 15, 2022 15:38 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated a series of Open RAN integrations in the new windowO-RAN ALLIANCE Global PlugFest Fall 2022, across three of its venues hosted by leading operators and the new windowTelecom Infra Project (TIP).
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NEC Listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) three years in a row
Dec 14, 2022 11:30 JST
NEC Corporation has been named three years in a row to 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 named to the CDP "A List" for advanced Climate Change and Water Security initiatives four years in a row
Dec 13, 2022 18:41 JST
NEC Corporation has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious "A List" four years in a row for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security.
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NEC Wins Industry Awards Highlighting Open RAN Leadership
Dec 09, 2022 10:17 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the company was named winner in the 'Best Vendor' category at the prestigious Telecom Review Global Excellence Awards for delivering the most open and high-performance 5G networks.
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NEC and SINAI Technologies Collaborate to Create Pathways to Decarbonization
Dec 02, 2022 08:26 JST
NEC Corporation and SINAI Technologies lnc., a software company that supports the transformation of companies and organizations to achieve their net-zero targets, will commence collaboration on businesses that support decarbonization in November 2022.
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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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