NEC Corporation Articles
Successful demonstrate Open vRAN and 5G Core UPF using Arm-based CPUs
NEC Corporation together with Arm, Qualcomm Technologies, 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 Card, with Red Hat OpenShift in conditions equivalent to a commercial environment.
NEC launches new User Plane Function (UPF) product
In April 2024, NEC 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.
NEC develops RAN autonomous optimisation tech
NEC has developed a RAN autonomous optimisation technology that dynamically controls 5G Radio Access Networks (RAN) according to the status of each user terminal, dramatically improving the productivity of applications, such as the remote control of robots and vehicles. NEC will incorporate the technology into RAN Intelligent Controllers (RIC) and conduct demonstration tests using this technology by March 2025.
NEC face recognition first in NIST accuracy testing
NEC Corporation has announced that its face recognition technology has been ranked the world’s most accurate in a benchmark test conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
NEC showcases AI technologies and networking strengths at MWC Barcelona 2024
NEC Corporation will showcase its latest digital transformation capabilities, including a wide range of AI and global network technologies, at MWC Barcelona 2024 from February 26-29th at Hall 2, Stand 2H40.
NEC, Kimuraya and ABEMA develop AI bread
NEC together with Kimuraya and Abema TV have teamed up to produce AI bread with flavours inspired by the romantic Japanese television program, "I Fell in Love with you Today."
NEC launches new AI business strategy
NEC has enhanced and expanded the performance of its lightweight large language model (LLM) and is scheduled to launch it in the spring of 2024.
Yazaki and NEC streamline robot operations with AI
Yazaki Corporation and NEC Corporation have successfully conducted a demonstration experiment utilising the ‘NEC Digital Robot Motion Planning Solution.’
NEC awarded the Telecom Infra Project's 'Silver Badge'
NEC has been awarded a Requirements Compliant Silver Badge for a 400G transponder solution in support of the Telecom Infra Project’s (TIP) Phoenix initiative for developing a transponder architecture that will promote the use of disaggregated, open hardware and software.
NEC develops 150 GHz Antenna-on-Chip transmitter IC chip
NEC has developed a 150 GHz transmitter IC chip and supporting technologies in preparation for Beyond 5G and 6G mobile access radio communication systems.
NEC radio unit receives first O-RAN compliance
NEC has obtained O-RAN Certification from Japan OTIC (Open Testing & Integration Centres) for its MB5450 5G base station radio unit (RU), certifying that the RU conforms with the O-RAN Fronthaul Interface Specifications established by the Open Radio Access Network Alliance (O-RAN ALLIANCE). This RU has been delivered to Rakuten Symphony and is being deployed globally.
NEC demonstrates advantages of distributed-MIMO in ultra-high-density user environments
NEC Corporation has conducted verification tests to evaluate the performance of massive-MIMO (mMIMO) utilising the 28GHz band.
NEC and Aviat integrate their wireless transport businesses
NEC has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Aviat to integrate its Wireless Transport Business with Aviat's in an asset purchase transaction valued at $70.0 million. dollars in cash and shares.
NEC develops sensitive uncooled infrared image sensor
NEC has succeeded in developing a sensitive uncooled infrared image sensor that uses semiconducting carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in the infrared detection area.
Cisco and NEC to bring 5G connectivity and automation
Cisco and NEC Corporation has announced plans to expand their collaboration efforts to include system integration solutions and potential opportunities in 5G xHaul and private 5G to help customers transform their architecture and connect more people and things.
NEC collaborates with Intel in 5G core network UPF
NEC has reduced the CPU power consumption of the User Plane Function (UPF) for 4G / 5G networks by more than 30% in a dynamic, near-commercial environment. By using the Intel Xeon Scalable processor telemetry for the UPF's load determination logic, NEC has enabled the dynamic control of hardware resources in real time for optimal power consumption.
NEC launches value-added xHaul solution suite with open ecosystem
NEC and its ecosystem partners A10 Networks, Adtran, Fortinet, and Juniper Networks have launched the Value Added xHaul Solution Suite to accelerate the monetisation of operators' transport networks in the 5G era. The new solution suite will enable traditional IP and optical transport networking to bring additional value with enhanced capabilities, including data centre networks, network security, and automation to maximise operators' profitabili...
Indonesian operator reinforces 5G transport network initiatives
NEC Corporation and ADVA will jointly deploy time synchronisation solutions for Telkom Indonesia, the largest fixed network operator in Indonesia, to help the operator prepare its transport network to deliver time-sensitive 5G services across the country.
Multi-vendor Near-RT RIC integration in O-RAN global PlugFest 2022
NEC Corporation successfully demonstrated multi-vendor integration and interoperability of a Near-Real-Time RAN Intelligent Controller (Near-RT RIC) at the new windowO-RAN ALLIANCE Global PlugFest Fall 2022 in Japan.
NEC provides billing gateway for DOCOMO's standalone 5G system
CGF enables efficient billing by organising data and linking it to the system.