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NEC and KT Jointly to Explore the Technology of 5G Networks

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NEC Corporation and KT Corporation (KT) come under a significant agreement in the field of 5G next-generation mobile telecommunications network. The alliance will work together to realize KT’s 5G services through the joint research, development and testing of 5G-related technologies. The companies will also make joint contributions to the standardization activities of 5G.

The two companies will merge their technical assets and contribute to KT’s 5G services by developing technologies that achieve the 5G network requirements of higher speed, larger capacity, shorter processing delays and the simultaneous connection of innumerable devices.

They have already been working in Software-Defined Networking (SDN. By expanding the scope of their collaboration, the companies will undertake further research and development of technologies for the “future network”, including 5G and SDN/NFV.

KT recently put forth its vision of a “GiGAtopia,” according to which Internet connections will be made 10 times faster in order to connect people and all things to the Internet.

NEC is aiming to provide customers with new value and an advanced social infrastructure by utilizing its technology and expertise in both IT and networks field and offering advanced network solutions based on its NFV and 5G technologies.

Talking on the collaboration, Shunichiro Tejima, Executive Vice President, NEC Corporation said, “With this new collaboration on 5G network, we are delighted to further deepen our existing relationship with KT. Combining our expertise, I firmly believe KT and NEC can contribute to realizing an innovative communication services in South Korea, one of the most advanced countries in communications technology and infrastructure.”

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