Friday 1 March 2024
Japan's Defense Ministry looks into photonics for drone warfare
Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN), an initiative for all-photonics communication infrastructure led by Japanese telecom company NTT, has gained the attention of Japan's...
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Japan's NTT develops next-gen communication tech with Intel, Kioxia, and SK Hynix
Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN), the next-generation communication technology of Japan's telecommunication company NTT, is currently being developed in collaboration...
Monday 29 January 2024
NTT Docomo develops disaster relief and medical applications for future 6G integration
Japan's NTT Docomo has long been a pioneer in telecommunications innovation. However, as the lightning-fast deployment of 4G and 5G networks outpaces the development of complementary...
Monday 22 January 2024
Sakana AI secures US$30M from Sony and co., paving the way for Japan's GenAI leap
Founded in 2023 by former Google AI researchers Llion Jones and David Ha, startup Sakana AI has attracted significant investments from leading Japanese companies such as NTT, KDDI,...
Wednesday 4 October 2023
NTT Docomo ventures into the O-RAN market amidst "Huawei Ban" concerns
As global concerns regarding economic and cybersecurity grow, a trend of excluding Chinese wireless communication equipment, notably Huawei, has gained traction. In response, Open...
Monday 17 April 2023
Optical communications to help achieve 6G full network coverage
Low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites are expected to be integrated with 6G terrestrial networks (TN), with laser communications anticipated to play a significant role in the future LEO...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
Rapidus investors eyeing secure advanced chip capacity
Rapidus, a new Japanese wafer foundry with the goal of manufacturing 2nm chips, will set up a wafer fab at Chitose in Hokkaido, northern Japan. Its eight major investors, including...
Monday 19 December 2022
New Japan chipmaker Rapidus faces challenges to mass produce 2nm chips by 2027
Japan's newly founded advanced chips manufacturing company Rapidus aims to develop 2nm chips mass production technology through cooperation with mainly the US and foray into the foundry...
Tuesday 27 July 2021
O-RAN in uncertain future
Although Europe's four major telecom operators - Vodafone, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, and Telefonica - had signed memorandum of understanding on the implementation of O-RAN based networks...
Wednesday 11 March 2020
Astra facial recognition tech enters Japan market via NTT East
Astra, a Taiwan-based startup specialized in commercializing facial recognition technology, began to cooperate with Japanese telecom carrier NTT East to provide cloud computing-based...
Thursday 28 March 2019
AMD to challenge Intel server processor market dominance
Intel's server processor market share is likely to fall below 90% by the end of 2020, as AMD with its EPYC series continues to attract more orders from server vendors and cloud service...
Monday 9 April 2018
Future application trends highlighted at Japan AI, 4k/8k equipment shows
The 2nd AI Expo, held April 4-6 at Tokyo Bight Sight as Japan's largest artificial intelligence exhibition and conference, showcased a much greater diversity of the latest AI applications...
Saturday 18 February 2017
Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, SoftBank step into power supply
Following the liberalization of Japan's low-voltage electricity market beginning April 1, 2016, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and SoftBank, the three largest Japan-based mobile telecom carriers,...
Friday 17 February 2017
CHT ties up with NTT, Itochu to develop hardware specifications for SDN/NFV equipment
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has signed an MoU with Japan-based telecom carrier NTT and ICT solution provider Itochu for cooperation to develop common specifications for telecom equipment...
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