Top

Tag: KDDI


News

Cisco joins with Misui, KDDI to deploy private 5G at Industry 4.0 test lab in Japan

March 1, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Japanese arm of Cisco has joined with Mitsui Information and KDDI Engineering, parts of trading group Mitsui Group and telecoms operator KDDI respectively, to deploy a private 5G network at the Shinwa Komaki SFiC Lab in Komaki City, in […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

KDDI, Cisco and Fujitsu start operation of metro network in Japan

November 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese telco KDDI, Cisco Systems and Fujitsu announced the recent launch of operations of a metro, regional network that combines the IP layer network and optical transmission layer network for streamlined operations. In a release, Fujitsu explained that the metro […]


News

Friday Int’l Bytes: RETN, Web Werks, Sparkle, Colt, KDDI, DriveNets

June 9, 2023

Via: Telecom Ramblings

A bunch of international infrastructure news to catch up with before the weekend: RETN has completed its new route between Stockholm and Helsinki across the Baltic Sea. The two Scandinavian capitals have been connected via just 450km of fiber with […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

KDDI uses Wind River Studio for its 5G Open vRAN sites

February 20, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wind River announced that its Wind River Studio is being used by Japanese operator KDDI for its O-RAN­-compliant 5G virtualized base station, which began commercial deployment last month in Osaka, Japan. For its 5G virtualized base station, KDDI uses Wind […]


News

KDDI starts deployment of 5G Open vRAN sites in Japan

January 25, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator KDDI announced that, in cooperation with Samsung Electronics and Fujitsu, it initiated commercial deployment of O-RAN-compliant 5G Open Virtual Radio Access Network (Open vRAN) sites in Osaka, Japan. “The expansion of 5G services promises a variety of exciting […]


Internet, Modern Media

Samsung, KDDI complete SLA assurance network slicing field trial

January 23, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung Electronics and Japanese operator KDDI asay that they have successfully achieved Service Level Agreement (SLA) assurance network slicing in a field trial conducted in Tokyo, Japan. In a release, the Korean vendor said that the companies proved that they […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

KDDI claims world’s first 5G Standalone Open RAN site supported by vRAN

February 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

KDDI is claiming to have turned on the world’s first commercial 5G Standalone (SA) Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) site in partnership with Samsung and Fujitsu. Powered by virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN), the first network site went live […]


Internet, Modern Media

Japan’s KDDI selects Nokia for 5G SA upgrade

December 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia announced that Japanese carrier KDDI has selected the vendor’s 5G Core and Converged Charging software to support its transition to a cloud-native 5G Core architecture. In a release, Nokia explained that following the evolution of KDDI’s networks to 5G […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

SoftBank launches 5G Standalone services in Japan

October 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator SoftBank announced that it has started to offer 5G Standalone services in conjunction with the sale of its new 5G-compatible SoftBank Air terminal, called “Air Terminal 5”. With this new launch, SoftBank claims to be the first carrier […]


News

Wednesday Bytes: Windstream, LightRiver, AT&T, KDDI, Everstream

December 16, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Plenty of interesting items out there still as we drift toward Christmas. Windstream has officially completed another route out west. They are turning up a high capacity fiber route connecting Salt Lake City with Portland and Seattle in the Pacific […]


News

Nokia, KDDI trial fully virtualized 5G cloud RAN

May 21, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Finnish vendor Nokia announced that it is working with Japanese mobile operator, KDDI, in a joint initiative aimed at delivering a fully cloudified RAN solution. The planned lab-based Proof of Concept (PoC), which will use Nokia’s AirScale All-in-Cloud BTS solution, […]


News

Rakuten Mobile delays 5G launch due to COVID-19 pandemic

May 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

New Japanese mobile network entrant Rakuten Mobile, a subsidiary of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, announced it will delay the launch of commercial 5G services due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a release, Rakuten Mobile said that the […]


News

NTT DoCoMo targets 2.5 million 5G subscribers by March 2021

April 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japan’s largest carrier, NTT DoCoMo, expects to attract 2.5 million subscribers in the 5G segment by March 2021, the operator said in its earnings statement. The telco, which launched 5G service last month, said it signed up 14,000 5G users […]


Networks & Systems, News

Ericsson and KDDI to deploy 5G network

September 30, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by communications service provider KDDI as the primary 5G vendor for next-generation network deployment in Japan. KDDI expects the first commercial live 5G services to be available from March 2020, with more than 93 […]


News

SoftBank aims to accelerate 5G network deployment in Japan: Report

September 17, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese telecommunications carrier SoftBank expects to complete the initial phase of its 5G network two years ahead of schedule, according to a report by Nikkei Asian Review. The carrier had initially planned to install a total of 11,210 base stations […]


News

Rakuten likely to launch limited mobile services due to rollout delays: Report

August 19, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile, a unit of e-commerce giant Rakuten, is likely to limit the scope of its mobile launch in October due to delays in the installation of wireless base stations across Japan, according to a report by Nikkei […]


News

KDDI, SoftBank to jointly deploy 5G infrastructure in rural Japan

July 5, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operators KDDI and SoftBank have reached an agreement for the shared use of their base station assets to jointly promote the rapid deployment of 5G networks in Japan’s rural areas, the carriers said in a statement. Since 5G networks […]


Networks & Systems

Mobile Network Infrastructure Sharing in Japan over Electric Power Infrastructure

March 27, 2019

Via: The 3G4G Blog

TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power COmpany) Power Grid, Incorporated, KDDI CORPORATION, SoftBank Corp. and Rakuten Mobile Network, Inc. announced that the four companies have reached an agreement to collaborate on trials of base station site and equipment sharing utilizing TEPCO PG’s […]


News

Samsung, KDDI carry out two 5G demonstrations in Tokyo

January 11, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung Electronics and Japanese telco KDDI have carried out two new 5G demonstrations, with the first involving the transmission of 4K ultra-high-definition surveillance video on a train platform and the second testing their 5G functionalities to deploy ultra-fast communications at […]


News

Wednesday Roundup: AT&T, KDDI, eX², NTT, AJC, Infinera

January 9, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Toyota and Lexus vehicles are going to be getting some heavy duty connectivity from AT&T and KDDI. The two industry giants will be enabling 4G LTE connectivity for select new models of Toyota nad Lexus vehicles starting in the fall […]