NEC Corporation Press Release


NEC Contributes to NTT DOCOMO's 5G Standalone (SA) Services Launch with Packet Core
Dec 22, 2021 15:57 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced it has provided packet core (5GC) and base stations (5G RUs, CU/DU) for the 5G standalone (SA)-based services that NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) launched commercially on December 13, 2021.
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NEC Successfully Demonstrates Open RAN Leadership in O-RAN Global PlugFest 2021
Dec 21, 2021 17:31 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its leading Open RAN massive MIMO capabilities for the PDFO-RAN ALLIANCE Global PlugFest 2021 at five of its venues, hosted by leading operators and the new windowTelecom Infra Project (TIP).
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NEC Establishes New US$150 Million CVC Fund
Dec 17, 2021 12:57 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the establishment of the "NEC Orchestrating Future Fund," a corporate venture capital (CVC) fund aiming to drive the ecosystems required to create social value through collaboration with customers and partners, and to promote new external services, knowledge and technologies.
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NEC Develops Secure Biometric Authentication Technology to Enable Certification with Encrypted Face Information
Dec 16, 2021 17:33 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the development of a secure biometric authentication technology that allows users to authenticate themselves with encrypted face information.
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BostonGene and NEC Announce Global Partnership
Dec 15, 2021 09:15 JST
BostonGene Corporation and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced a strategic global partnership agreement that will enable the companies to offer new windowBostonGene Tumor Portrait Tests in key international markets, including Japan as the first market outside of the U.S.
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Brewin Dolphin Reaches Key Milestone in its Digital Transformation Journey with Avaloq's SaaS Solution
Dec 08, 2021 11:07 JST
Brewin Dolphin, one of the UK's largest wealth managers, has gone live with a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution from Avaloq, an NEC subsidiary and global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology.
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NEC Named to the CDP "A List" for Advanced Climate Change and Water Security Initiatives Three Years in a Row
Dec 08, 2021 08:08 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" three years in a row for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect water security.
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NEC Becomes First Global Reseller of D-Wave's Leap Quantum Cloud Service
Dec 07, 2021 10:20 JST
NEC Corporation today announced that NEC has become the first global reseller of D-Wave's Leap quantum cloud service.
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NEC Develops High-speed and High-precision Object Detection Acceleration Technology for Edge Equipment
Dec 01, 2021 16:41 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the development of a "gradual deep learning-based object detection technology" that enables efficient and high throughput object detection for video analytics while maintaining detection accuracy.
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Transgene and NEC Announce Positive Preliminary Data from Phase I Studies of TG4050, a Novel Individualized Neoantigen Cancer Vaccine
Nov 23, 2021 10:14 JST
Powered by NEC's cutting-edge AI capabilities, it is being evaluated in two ongoing multicenter Phase I trials in patients with ovarian cancer and head and neck cancer.
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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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