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Komatsu, NTT DOCOMO, Sony Semiconductor Solutions and Nomura Research Institute to Launch "EARTHBRAIN"
Apr 30, 2021 15:35 JST
Komatsu Ltd., NTT DOCOMO, INC., Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation and Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. jointly announced today that they have agreed to launch a new company, named EARTHBRAIN Ltd., that will support digital transformation in the construction industry for dramatically improved safety, productivity and environmental performance.
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Tokyo Century and DOCOMO to Globally Expand EDGEMATRIX Edge-AI Platform for Video Surveillance & Monitoring
Apr 13, 2021 16:57 JST
Tokyo Century Corporation and NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that they have reached a basic understanding on a collaboration to globally expand the EDGEMATRIX edge-AI platform for video surveillance and monitoring provided by EDGEMATRIX Inc.
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Sony and NTT DOCOMO Control Driverless "Entertainment Vehicle" in Guam from Japan--Over 2,500km--Via Remote Driver System Deployed on 5G Network
Mar 22, 2021 15:14 JST
Sony Corporation and NTT DOCOMO, INC. jointly announced today that they succeed in remotely controlling Sony's Sociable Cart (SC-1) entertainment vehicle carrying passengers in Guam from a base in Tokyo, over 2,500km away, via a 5G network.
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NTT DOCOMO to Establish a 5G Consortium in Thailand with Leading Partners
Feb 03, 2021 14:26 JST
NTT DOCOMO and an international group of other leading firms jointly announced today that they have signed a basic agreement to establish a consortium to provide 5G solutions, first in Thailand and later in other Asia Pacific countries with the possible inclusion of additional partners.
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NTT DOCOMO's Ambitious New Eco Targets Validated by Science-Based Targets Initiative
Feb 02, 2021 13:18 JST
NTT DOCOMO announced that its ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets by 2030 have been validated by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi), an international undertaking to certify that greenhouse gas reduction targets of enterprises are consistent with scientific evidence.
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NTT DOCOMO and JR EAST Verify Stable 5G Communication aboard ALFA-X Shinkansen Test Train Running at 360km/h
Jan 29, 2021 02:00 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and East Japan Railway Company (JR East) jointly announced that they have verified the stable operation of important 5G communication capabilities, including handover between base stations and the transmission of high-definition video data, in trials conducted aboard JR East's ALFA-X Shinkansen test train running at 360km/h.
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DOCOMO and AGC Use Metasurface Lens to Enhance Radio Signal Reception Indoors
Jan 26, 2021 15:07 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and AGC Inc. announced that they have developed a prototype technology that efficiently guides 28-GHz 5G radio signals received from outdoors to specific locations indoors using a film-like metasurface lens that attaches to window surfaces.
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Qualcomm and NTT DOCOMO Enable World's First Commercialization of 5G Sub-6 GHz Carrier Aggregation in Japan
Dec 08, 2020 08:01 JST
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and NTT DOCOMO, INC. today announced they have together enabled the world's first commercialization of 5G sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation (sub6-CA) in Japan, effective immediately, to bring multi-gigabit mobile experiences to DOCOMO customers.
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DOCOMO Licenses Lens Production for VR Headset to NTKJ
Nov 09, 2020 15:07 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and Nihon Tokushu Kogaku Jushi Co., Ltd. (NTKJ) announced today that they have reached a licensing agreement to manufacture advanced lenses for DOCOMO's virtual reality (VR) headset, which pairs with smartphones for ultra-wide-angle VR experiences.
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DOCOMO Develops 5G X-Border Platform to Directly Connect DOCOMO's Cloud with 5G Networks Overseas
Oct 01, 2020 16:10 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its new 5G X-Border Platform (5G-XBP) that directly connects the DOCOMO Open Innovation Cloud platform with 5G networks overseas using a dedicated network for closed communication walled off from the open Internet, allowing customers to use cloud services with confidence in secure cross-border environments.
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Expanded Lineup of 5G Base Stations using O-RAN Specifications Realized Multivendor Connectivity with New CU/DU in DOCOMO Commercial Network Environment
Oct 01, 2020 11:51 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., and NEC Corporation announced today that they have expanded multi-vendor interoperability by interconnecting a new 5G base station baseband unit (5G-CU/DU).
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DOCOMO, Fujitsu and NEC Achieve World's First Carrier Aggregation Using 5G Frequency Bands on Multi-Vendor Radio Access Network
Sep 30, 2020 15:25 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., Fujitsu Limited and NEC Corporation announced today that they have achieved what they believe to be the world's first carrier aggregation using 5G frequency bands in a multi-vendor radio access network (RAN).
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DOCOMO Launches Inbound 5G Roaming with AT&T
Sep 14, 2020 16:25 JST
DOCOMO is the first mobile operator in Japan to offer an inbound 5G roaming service.
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NTT DOCOMO to Launch 5G Service in Japan on March 25
Mar 18, 2020 10:41 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will launch its much anticipated fifth-generation mobile communications service (5G) on a commercial basis in Japan on March 25.
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Mercari, Merpay and NTT DOCOMO Agree on Partnership to Enhance Payment Services and Point Programs
Feb 04, 2020 14:35 JST
Mercari, Inc., Merpay, Inc. and NTT DOCOMO, INC., announced today that they have reached an agreement to form a business partnership aimed at developing new businesses and providing users with improved convenience through enhanced payment services and point programs.
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DOCOMO Releases White Paper Promoting 6G Communication System
Jan 24, 2020 11:00 JST
NTT DOCOMO has released a white paper on the topic of 6G, the sixth-generation mobile communications system that the company aims to launch on a commercial basis by 2030.
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DOCOMO to Partner with AI-powered Enterprise Meeting Note Provider Otter.ai in Japan
Jan 22, 2020 11:21 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has made an investment in Otter.ai, the US-based provider of the highly accurate AI-powered Otter Voice Meeting Notes live transcription application.
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DOCOMO to Pursue Collaboration with Skydio, U.S. Manufacturer of Autonomous Drones Capable of Flying without GPS Guidance
Jan 22, 2020 11:00 JST
Their collaboration is aimed at accelerating the development of the industrial drone market in the region.
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DOCOMO and DOCOMO ASIA to Provide IoT Solution for YANMAR's SMARTASSIST System in India
Jan 21, 2020 15:13 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and NTT DOCOMO ASIA Pte. Ltd. announced today that they will provide IoT solution for YANMAR's SMARTASSIST, a cutting-edge remote management system for IoT-enabled machinery due to be launched in India this spring.
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DOCOMO Conducts World's First Successful Trial of Transparent Dynamic Metasurface
Jan 17, 2020 15:05 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., working in collaboration with the global glass manufacturer AGC Inc., announced today that it has successfully conducted what is believed to be the world's first trial of a prototype transparent dynamic metasurface using 28 GHz 5G radio signals.
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NTT DOCOMO and MobiledgeX Demonstrate Worldwide Distribution of 5G Applications in Japan
Jan 08, 2020 15:03 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and MobiledgeX, Inc. announced today that they will jointly conduct a proof of concept (PoC) in Tokyo on January 22-24, 2020 to verify a solution that leverages multi-access edge computing (MEC) for the worldwide distribution of applications.
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NTT DOCOMO to Absorb docomo Healthcare in Simplified, Short-form Merger
Dec 20, 2019 17:01 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that its board of directors today approved a plan to purchase all shares of docomo Healthcare, Inc.
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DOCOMO to Offer Advanced Network Products for Mobile Networks Worldwide
Dec 20, 2019 11:00 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. has completed trials in Thailand and Singapore aimed at expanding the global adoption of Japanese mobile-network equipment for high-quality fifth-generation (5G) communications and advanced network services.
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DOCOMO and Kyoto University Develop World's First AI System to Detect Bridge Deterioration using Video-based Vehicle Weights and Structural Deflection
Dec 05, 2019 13:17 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and Kyoto University announced today that they have developed what is believed to be the world's first artificial intelligence-based system for inspecting bridges based on vehicle weights and structural deflection estimated from video footage.
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DOCOMO invests in Tata Capital Growth Fund II LP Targeting Growth-stage Startup Companies
Oct 02, 2019 15:38 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it would invest USD 20 million in the Tata Capital Growth Fund II LP in Singapore managed by Tata Capital Growth II General Partners LLP with the aim of investment focusing on growth-stage companies in India.
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DOCOMO Achieves World's First 5G Communication Between High-speed Bullet Train and Experimental Base Stations
Oct 01, 2019 09:58 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has achieved what is believed to be the world's first 28 GHz-band 5G mobile communications between base stations and a high-speed bullet train during experimental trials to verify further enhancement of 5G in collaboration with Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).
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KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and NTT DOCOMO's Merchant Alliance "Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA)"
Sep 18, 2019 20:19 JST
Merpay, Inc., LINE Pay Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC., and KDDI Corporation have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to make cashless transactions more widely available.
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DOCOMO to Commence Deployment of World's First 4G/5G Multi-vendor Radio Access Network Conforming to O-RAN Specifications
Sep 18, 2019 14:12 JST
This is believed to be the world's first realization of this level of multi-vendor interoperability in 4G and 5G base station equipment conforming to O-RAN specifications; DOCOMO will deploy the equipment in the pre-commercial 5G service it plans to launch on September 20, 2019 in Japan.
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DOCOMO to Commence 5G Trials at Manufacturing Sites in Partnership with OMRON and Nokia
Sep 10, 2019 15:19 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has agreed with OMRON Corporation and Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy to collaborate in trials of 5G mobile communication technology inside factories, with the aim of significantly enhancing future manufacturing productivity.
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