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...
Wednesday 20 December 2023
NTT innovative optical wireless network in Japan


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 5 June 2023
3GPP member meeting to run June 12-16 in Taiwan for first time
The 3GPP, a global mobile communication standards organization, is set to hold its 100th member meeting in Taiwan on June 12-16, focusing on proposals for Release 19 standards. This...
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 23 January 2019
Japan to kick off 5G commercial pre-service in 2019
Japan is pushing its development of 5G networks at full throttle, with its top-three telecom operators - NTT Docomo, KDDI au and SoftBank - set to kick off 5G commercial pre-service...
Monday 18 September 2017
MediaTek to unveil 5G prototype chip by end-2017
MediaTek is expected to complete development of its 5G prototype chip by the end of 2017, and is gearing up for trials of its 5G solutions in 2018, according to industry sources.
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,...
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Digitimes Research: Japan telecom carriers reduce number of smartphones for summer
Two of the top-three Japan-based mobile telecom carriers, NTT DoCoMo and Softbank, have reduced the number of new phones launched for the summer of 2016 as the growth of smartphone...
Thursday 25 February 2016
Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo looking to cross into smart family market in Japan, selling fixed and mobile networks together
Japan-based telecom carrier NTT DoCoMo began establishing Uchisuma (smart family) experience zone in its stores and distributors' stores on October 16, 2015, looking to help consumers...
Wednesday 10 June 2015
Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators to differentiate smartphones with special features
Smartphones launched by the top-three Japan-based telecom operators for summer 2015 are almost identical in hardware specifications, but the carriers have been trying to differentiate...
Wednesday 29 April 2015
Digitimes Research: Japan online video market to grow significantly starting 2H15
Japan's online video market is expected to grow significantly starting the second half of 2015 when Netflix begins to offer its services, NTT DoCoMo launches its dTV Terminal program...
Tuesday 28 October 2014
Digitimes Research: Top-3 Japan-based telecom operators promoting smartphones differently for winter season
The top-three Japan-based telecom operators, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI au and SoftBank Mobile, have adopted different approaches to promote smartphones for the winter season, according to...
Friday 20 June 2014
Digitimes Research: Japan-based DSC vendor shipments to fall 22.7% in fiscal 2014
Observing Japan's mobile consumer electronics market in the second quarter of 2014, Digitimes Research found several key factors such as mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC)...
Monday 18 November 2013
Digitimes Research: Sales of new iPhones by NTT DoCoMo impact Japan handset market
Sales of Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c by NTT DoCoMo starting in September 2013 have brought a number of impacts to Japan's handset market, including changes in the subscriber bases...
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