Open Justice: Time to televise the courts

When legal systems are transparent, it promotes public confidence. If people understand the basis of particular judgments, it helps to dispel misunderstandings. Although judicial proceedings are invariably mysterious, the Judiciary has done much in recent times to enhance public understanding. In 2019, the then-chief justice, Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, said that “to earn the community’s confidence […]

NEC Expands Global Solutions Delivery Capacity with Acquisition of Aspire Technology, a Network Solutions and System Integration Company

TOKYO, Jul 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has further increased its capacity to deliver End-to-End Open RAN ecosystems, along with system design and integration for legacy networks, to operators globally with its agreement to acquire Aspire Technology Unlimited Company (Aspire Technology), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company is […]

Swiatek beats Osaka to win Miami Open

Iga Swiatek’s dream season continued as the incoming world number one scooped her third successive WTA 1000 title by beating Naomi Osaka in the Miami Open final on Saturday. The Polish 20-year-old has now become only the fourth – and youngest – player to win the “Sunshine Double” of Indian Wells and Miami in the […]

DOCOMO Opens vRAN Verification Facility to Global Mobile Operators

TOKYO, Feb 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has begun allowing overseas mobile operators to access its Shared Open Lab environment, located in DOCOMO’s R&D Center in Yokosuka, Japan, to verify their virtualized radio access networks (vRAN), effective immediately. The lab is one of the initiatives […]

NEC Awarded “Requirements Compliant Ribbon” for 5G massive MIMO Open RAN Radio Units for Latest Published TIP Requirements 2.0

TOKYO, Feb 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has been awarded its second ribbon from the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), this time for complying with the requirements for TIP’s OpenRAN RU Technical Requirements Document 2.0. This updated, comprehensive list of technical requirements for Open RAN is built on the […]

NEC Expands Open Networks Portfolio with 18 New O-RAN Radios

TOKYO, Feb 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has dramatically expanded its open RAN Radio Units (O-RUs) portfolio with the introduction of several new products and configurations. These 18 new Radio Units help NEC maintain its leadership position in the O-RU segment as ORAN deployments gain momentum globally. […]

NEC Adds Advanced Billing Capability to its Converged Core, Enabling Flexible Monetization Opportunities for MNOs in B2B and B2B2X Services

TOKYO, Feb 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced it has enhanced its Converged Core by launching a containerized Charging Gateway Function (CGF). This new Network Function (NF) provides significant flexibility in processing increasingly complex billing information, while also enabling mobile network operators (MNOs) to efficiently launch new […]

NEC’s Cloud-Native Converged Core Reaches General Availability

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the general availability of its 4G/5G Converged Core. This award-winning, industry-leading high performance product can now be deployed for 4G and 5G in standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) configurations. The NEC Converged Core uses a cloud-native, fully containerized […]

KDDI Successfully Turns on the World’s First 5G Standalone Open RAN Site Powered by vRAN in Japan

TOKYO, Feb 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – KDDI CORPORATION, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited announced that the companies have turned on the world’s first(1) commercial 5G Standalone(2) (referred to as “5G SA” below) Open Radio Access Network (referred to as “Open RAN” below) site powered by virtualized Radio Access Network […]

NEC Highlights Promises of End-to-End Open Networks in the 5G Era at MWC Barcelona 2022

TOKYO, Feb 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (6701) today announced its participation in MWC Barcelona 2022 from February 28 to March 3, where it will highlight its end-to-end, open network-based portfolio and world-class system integration. Together, this best-in-class combination of products and services simplifies the transition to 5G and helps […]

NEC Acquires Mobile Network Innovator Blue Danube Systems, Inc. to Enhance its 5G Product Portfolio and Customer Support Capability

TOKYO, Jan 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Blue Danube Systems, Inc., a U.S.-based provider of CBRS/4G/5G RAN products and AI/ML-based software solutions that help mobile operators address the challenge of 5G network buildouts and spectrum […]