JCB and Keisei Electric Railway launch Keisei Skyliner promotion for JCB cardmembers

TOKYO, Mar 1, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand, announces the launch of a discount promotion for JCB cardmembers in collaboration with Keisei Electric Railway Co., Ltd. from March 16 to August 31, 2024. Through this promotion, JCB cardmembers can enjoy a smooth and cost-effective journey from …

DOCOMO to Conduct Open RAN Field Trials with Ooredoo, Smart and StarHub

TOKYO, Feb 27, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has reached agreements with Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. (Ooredoo), Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and StarHub Limited (StarHub) to conduct field trials aimed at accelerating the global adoption of mobile networks built on Open RAN architecture, which will help to eliminate global communication gaps by enabling open, interoperable interfaces and virtualization. …

NEC Selected by NTT DOCOMO as a Virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) Vendor

TOKYO, Feb 26, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced its selection by NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (DOCOMO) as a virtualized radio access network (vRAN) vendor for DOCOMO’s nationwide 5G commercial network services. Going forward, NEC plans to provide DOCOMO with vRAN for use in creating flexible and highly scalable 5G networks to be operated on the company’s commercial …

Fujitsu and Celonis Expand Strategic Global Partnership

TOKYO, Feb 26, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the signature of an agreement to further expand its strategic global partnership with Celonis, the pioneer and global leader in process mining, to accelerate business transformation for customers and digital transformation (DX). The agreement positions Fujitsu as Japan’s latest Global Platinum Partner under Celonis’ partner program. Starting April 2024, Fujitsu will leverage …

Mitsubishi Corporation’s Sale of Exportadora de Sal, S.A. de C.V., a Salt Production Company in Mexico

TOKYO, Feb 26, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Corporation announced today that it has agreed on February 24, 2024 to sell its entire 49% stake in Exportadora de Sal, S.A. de C.V. (hereinafter “ESSA”), a salt production company in Mexico, to the Ministry of Economy of Mexico, the existing shareholder of ESSA (*).  MC has operated ESSA together with the Ministry of …

‘MMVO,’ Mazda’s Production Base in Mexico Marks its 10th Anniversary

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Feb 26, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – A production site of Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) in the United Mexican States, Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation (MMVO), marked its 10th anniversary since its founding in January 2014. Celebrating the milestone, it held a commemorative ceremony on February 25, 2024 (Japan time). MMVO employees and dignitaries from the United Mexican States, the state …

Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions to Supply Elevators and Escalators for New Capital Relocation Project in Indonesia

TOKYO, Feb 26, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions Corporation (MEBS, Head Office: Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo; President: Tadashi Matsumoto) announced today that PT. Mitsubishi Jaya Elevator and Escalator (MJEE), which is engaged in sales, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance of elevators and escalators in Indonesia, has secured a major order to supply a total of 55 units, comprising 33 elevators and 22 escalators, for the Indonesia New Capital Relocation Project (Phase 1). Exterior …

Clear Mobitel Successfully Deploys NEC 5G SA Cloud Native Core Network to Accelerate the Adoption of Innovative 5G Solutions in the UK and the Channel Islands

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Clear Mobitel Ltd., and NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) have announced the successful deployment of NEC’s state-of-the-art 5G Standalone (SA) Cloud Native Core Network solution in the UK to accelerate the delivery and adoption of advanced 5G services. This initiative with NEC is set to accelerate the delivery and adoption of advanced 5G services. Clear Mobitel …

NEC UPF Achieves Industry-Leading High Performance in 5G Core Networks, reaching 1.3Tbps Throughput

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has confirmed that its User Plane Function (UPF) for processing user data traffic in 5G core networks (5GC) has achieved an industry-leading throughput of 1.3Tbps per server on Intel servers with 4th generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors. As 5G advances towards the Beyond 5G/6G era, and next-generation information and communications …

DOCOMO and NTT Expand 6G Collaborations with SK Telecom and Rohde & Schwarz

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) announced today that they have added two new global partners to their collaborative 6G trials with the world’s leading vendors and global operators: telecom operator SK Telecom Co., Ltd (SK Telecom) and Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG (Rohde & Schwarz), a manufacturer …

Successful demonstration of computing and mobile networks convergence to provide diverse services in the 6G era

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT Corporation (NTT) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) have jointly demonstrated a mobile network equipped with In-network computing functions. In the experiment, NTT and DOCOMO expanded the 3GPP standards-compliant mobile core network based on the concept of the “Inclusive Core(1)” proposed by NTT as the core network for the 6G/IOWN era.We demonstrated for the first …

Fujitsu introduces “Uvance Wayfinders”, expanded and strengthened consulting capabilities to deliver cross-industry business value

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the launch of “Uvance Wayfinders,” a move to significantly strengthen its consulting capabilities. It establishes 13 key focus consulting areas including business and technology consulting to contribute to the solution of customers’ business challenges and societal issues. Fujitsu will build a team of 10,000 Wayfinder consultants by FY2025. This will be achieved …

Fujitsu delivers new supercomputer system to Japan Meteorological Agency to improve prediction accuracy for typhoons and torrential rain

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the delivery of a new supercomputer system to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) (1)to improve prediction accuracy for typhoons and torrential rains and help authorities develop data-driven plans to provide early warning and evacuation for residents during natural disasters. The JMA will start operations of the new supercomputer system on March 5, …

MHI Group Presents “Best Innovation 2023” Awards for Activities that Contribute to Protecting the Environment

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has presented its “Best Innovation 2023” awards to 18 products, technologies and services related to its business activities and growth strategies that contribute to the preservation and protection of the global environment and mitigation of environmental harm, thereby contributing to the realization of a carbon neutral society. Through this in-house …

Eisai to Boost Initiatives on Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Aiming to Achieve Net Zero by 2050

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received approval to participate in the Japan Climate Initiative (JCI) Race to Zero Circle, which commits to achieve net zero* by 2050, as part of its mid- and long-term initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Eisai also received approval for the SBT 1.5°C target, a new …

NEC, Arm, Qualcomm, Red Hat, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise demonstrate Open vRAN and 5G Core UPF using Arm-based CPUs

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) together with Arm, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Red Hat, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have successfully demonstrated end-to-end operation of NEC’s Open virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) and 5G Core virtual User Plane Function (vUPF) products using the HPE ProLiant servers running Arm® Neoverse™-based CPUs and the Qualcomm® X100 5G RAN Accelerator …

NEC launches new User Plane Function (UPF) product for telecom operators, aiming to achieve networks for the Beyond 5G/6G era

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – In April 2024, NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leading global IT and network transformation services provider, will launch a new User Plane Function (UPF) product for telecom operators that can be used to process user data traffic in 5G core networks. Offering an enhanced built-in Deep Packet Inspection (DPI, *1) function enabling visualization of communications …

TANAKA to Provide Pure Gold, Pure Silver, and Pure Bronze Medals for the Tokyo Marathon 2024

TOKYO, Feb 21, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TANAKA Holdings Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Group CEO: Koichiro Tanaka) will provide and donate pure gold, pure silver, and pure bronze medals to the top three men and women finishers of the marathon and wheelchair marathon events at the Tokyo Marathon 2024. The Tokyo Marathon 2024 is organized by the Tokyo Marathon Foundation, …

Fujitsu collaborates with QuTech in development of new technology for freezing electronics to control diamond spin qubits

TOKYO, Feb 20, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced a collaboration with QuTech (1) for the development of the world’s first cryogenic electronic circuits for controlling diamond-based quantum bits. Enabling convenient operation of both the qubits and the control electronics in a compact cryogenic refrigerator, the new technique addresses the ‘wiring bottleneck’ in cooling qubits while maintaining high quality performance, marking …

NTT DOCOMO and SK Telecom Release White Paper on Base Station Equipment Utilizing Virtualization Technology

TOKYO, Feb 20, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. and the leading South Korean telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) today announced the joint release of a white paper summarizing the technical outlook for base station equipment using virtualization technology, the latest result of their ongoing technical cooperation. The white paper reviews the future prospects of virtualized RAN (vRAN) base station equipment …