NTT DOCOMO

Arsaga Partners, Tokyu Land, NTT and DOCOMO to Explore Collaboration for R&D to Create Services with IOWN

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 14, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Arsaga Partners, Inc. (Arsaga Partners), Tokyu Land Corporation (Tokyu Land), NTT Corporation (NTT) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) announced today that they have agreed to jointly explore the development of groundbreaking telecommunication services using NTT's advanced all-photonics Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN).

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  • TOKYO, Feb 14, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Arsaga Partners, Inc. (Arsaga Partners), Tokyu Land Corporation (Tokyu Land), NTT Corporation (NTT) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) announced today that they have agreed to jointly explore the development of groundbreaking telecommunication services using NTT's advanced all-photonics Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN).
  • The first initiative will be to use APN IOWN 1.0 for a remote conferencing system called Secure Hotline Powered by IOWN.
  • NTT Corporation and DOCOMO, has adopted IOWN as a fundamental tool for the realization of an inclusive and sustainable society.
  • An All-Photonics Network service, launched by NTT East and NTT West in March 2023, utilizes exclusive optical wavelengths across the entire communication network.

DOCOMO to Collaborate with AT&T, Verizon and Jio for Open RAN Verifications

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 13, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will participate in Open RAN verifications in the United States as the ACCoRD (Acceleration of Compatibility and Commercialization for Open RAN Deployments) project in a consortium jointly founded with AT&T Inc. (AT&T), Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon), and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Jio).

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  • TOKYO, Feb 13, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will participate in Open RAN verifications in the United States as the ACCoRD (Acceleration of Compatibility and Commercialization for Open RAN Deployments) project in a consortium jointly founded with AT&T Inc. (AT&T), Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon), and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Jio).
  • This consortium was awarded a USD 42.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)(1) on February 12.
  • The consortium comprises telecom operators and US universities and suppliers include equipment vendors from the United States and abroad, and is committed to verifying multi-vendor Open RAN connectivity for further commercial deployments.
  • (2) OREX is an Open RAN service provider launched by DOCOMO in collaboration with multiple global vendors, providing customized Open RAN solutions to address the needs of each customer.

First O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit of MWC Barcelona To Present Global Perspectives on Adopting Open and Intelligent RAN

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Monday, February 5, 2024

It will take place on Wednesday 28 February 2024, 8:30-13h CET in MWC Barcelona Hall 8, Theatre 5.

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  • It will take place on Wednesday 28 February 2024, 8:30-13h CET in MWC Barcelona Hall 8, Theatre 5.
  • 2023 was an eventful year for the global advancement of Open and Intelligent RAN, including: advancement of key specifications; approval of 8 new Open Testing and Integration Centres (OTICs); PlugFests involving 112 companies; and several national operators announcing commercial scale deployments.
  • O-RAN members, contributors, media and analysts, and others interested in the state of Open RAN are invited to attend.
  • "It is great to welcome so many industry players at the O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit to discuss the latest achievements and live network experiences in creating and deploying open and intelligent RAN solutions."

First O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit of MWC Barcelona To Present Global Perspectives on Adopting Open and Intelligent RAN

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Monday, February 5, 2024

It will take place on Wednesday 28 February 2024, 8:30-13h CET in MWC Barcelona Hall 8, Theatre 5.

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  • It will take place on Wednesday 28 February 2024, 8:30-13h CET in MWC Barcelona Hall 8, Theatre 5.
  • O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit – Accelerating Open RAN Adoption on 28 Feb 2024, 8:30-13h CET in MWC Barcelona Hall 8, Theatre 5.
  • O-RAN members, contributors, media and analysts, and others interested in the state of Open RAN are invited to attend.
  • "It is great to welcome so many industry players at the O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit to discuss the latest achievements and live network experiences in creating and deploying open and intelligent RAN solutions."

Open RAN Set to Capture 6-8% of Total RAN Market by End of 2024, Fueled by Initiatives from Fujitsu, Samsung, Rakuten Symphony, and Mavenir

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts the Open RAN market will continue an upward, albeit slow, growth trajectory to reach 6% to 8% of the overall RAN market by the end of 2024.

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  • Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts the Open RAN market will continue an upward, albeit slow, growth trajectory to reach 6% to 8% of the overall RAN market by the end of 2024.
  • "Currently, Open RAN vendors including Samsung , Mavenir , NEC , Fujitsu , Rakuten Symphony and Parallel Wireless hold around 95-97% of total open RAN market share whereas, incumbent vendors including Ericsson started to develop their Open RAN ecosystem and the industry is expected to see a turn-around during the second half of 2024," states Saqlain Ali, 5G, 6G and Open RAN Senior Analyst at ABI Research.
  • Open RAN vendors, including Mavenir, NEC, Samsung, Fujitsu, and Rakuten Symphony, are leading early open RAN deployments, and they are expected to face fierce competition from incumbent vendors, including Ericsson and Nokia.
  • Moreover, Nokia is partnering with Tier-1 operators, including DT and NTT DOCOMO, and open RAN vendors, including Mavenir, to accelerate their open RAN footprint worldwide.

Open RAN Set to Capture 6-8% of Total RAN Market by End of 2024, Fueled by Initiatives from Fujitsu, Samsung, Rakuten Symphony, and Mavenir

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts the Open RAN market will continue an upward, albeit slow, growth trajectory to reach 6% to 8% of the overall RAN market by the end of 2024.

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  • Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts the Open RAN market will continue an upward, albeit slow, growth trajectory to reach 6% to 8% of the overall RAN market by the end of 2024.
  • "Currently, Open RAN vendors including Samsung , Mavenir , NEC , Fujitsu , Rakuten Symphony and Parallel Wireless hold around 95-97% of total open RAN market share whereas, incumbent vendors including Ericsson started to develop their Open RAN ecosystem and the industry is expected to see a turn-around during the second half of 2024," states Saqlain Ali, 5G, 6G and Open RAN Senior Analyst at ABI Research.
  • Open RAN vendors, including Mavenir, NEC, Samsung, Fujitsu, and Rakuten Symphony, are leading early open RAN deployments, and they are expected to face fierce competition from incumbent vendors, including Ericsson and Nokia.
  • Moreover, Nokia is partnering with Tier-1 operators, including DT and NTT DOCOMO, and open RAN vendors, including Mavenir, to accelerate their open RAN footprint worldwide.

DOCOMO to Exhibit at MWC Barcelona 2024, World's Largest Mobile Exhibition

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

- Experience the Future of Connectivity with FEEL TECH: An Innovative Technology for Sensory Sharing -

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  • - Experience the Future of Connectivity with FEEL TECH: An Innovative Technology for Sensory Sharing -
    TOKYO, Jan 17, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will exhibit at MWC Barcelona 2024, the world's largest mobile exhibition, in Barcelona, Spain from February 26 to 29.
  • an innovative technology that revolutionizes the sharing of sensory information between people DOCOMO's Human Augmentation Platform connected to a 6G network.
  • For XR, DOCOMO will showcase the first concept model3 of XR glasses from NTT QONOQ Devices, INC.,4which is scheduled for release around mid-2024, along with images of utilization.
  • (4 NTT QONOQ, INC. and SHARP CORPORATION form a joint venture company, NTT QONOQ Devices, INC.https://www.devices.nttqonoq.com/pdf/20230327.pdfHuman Augmentation Platform, FEEL TECH and OREX are registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan.

DOCOMO, Japan's Largest Mobile Operator, to Unveil 31 Innovative Technologies—Some World Firsts—at docomo Open House'24

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Cutting-edge technologies such as extreme-high-speed transmissions over 100Gbps, together with AI, will be deployed to meet the advanced requirements of 6G in the coming future.

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  • Cutting-edge technologies such as extreme-high-speed transmissions over 100Gbps, together with AI, will be deployed to meet the advanced requirements of 6G in the coming future.
  • As one example, DOCOMO will launch new communication infrastructure to harness sub-terahertz bandwidths for the integration of physical space and cyberspace.
  • FEEL TECH® is the world's first technology for sharing taste sensations between individuals via DOCOMO's human-augmentation mobile platform.
  • More extensive 5G implementation in the industrial world will require comprehensive analysis and multi-dimensional verification that can address diverse mobile needs and environments.

DOCOMO's New AI Generates Images of Predicted Changes in the Brain

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The technology uses a machine-learning framework known as a generative adversarial network (GAN)(1) to make predictions based on various factors.

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  • The technology uses a machine-learning framework known as a generative adversarial network (GAN)(1) to make predictions based on various factors.
  • The technology generates brain images by predicting changes in the volume of the hippocampus, which affects the brain overall as well as memory and dementia.
  • It will be implemented in easy-to-use solutions that allow non-specialists to understand the state of brain health and ideally support healthy lifestyle habits and regular brain checkups.
  • DOCOMO is now developing simple ways to use lifestyle information collected through smartphones and surveys, aiming to encourage behavioral changes that promote brain health throughout society.

DOCOMO Develops World's First Technology Utilizing Generative AI to Automatically Generate Non-Player Characters in Metaverse

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

TOKYO, Jan 16, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has developed a generative AI that automatically generates non-player characters (NPCs), characters not controlled by the player, in the metaverse based solely on text input.

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  • TOKYO, Jan 16, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has developed a generative AI that automatically generates non-player characters (NPCs), characters not controlled by the player, in the metaverse based solely on text input.
  • The technology integrates three generative AIs: behavior-logic-generative AI, animation-generative AI,3 and appearance-generative AI.4 The behavior-logic-generative AI and the seamless synchronization of all three types of AI are unique developments by DOCOMO; significant achievements that mark the new technology as cutting-edge.
  • Behavior-logic-generative AI automatically creates a unique behavior tree5 that defines the behavior of NPCs in the metaverse using only text.
  • This technology will be introduced during the "docomo Open House '24" online event beginning on January 17.