Zain KSA to Invest $1.2 Billion in Network Infrastructure

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Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has signed network expansion and upgrade agreements worth US $1.2 billion with five technology companies: Huawei, Nokia, NEC, Cisco, and Alcatel Lucent. The agreements aim to enhance Zain KSA’s customer experience and to improve and expand Zain’s network capacity, coverage and speed.

DOCOMO Verifies NFV Feasibility with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC

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NTT DOCOMO announced that it has completed proof-of-concept (PoC) trials verifying the feasibility of network functions virtualization (NFV) while working separately with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC. The company has been collaborating with the three vendors on this feasibility verification since November 2013.

NEC and NTT DOCOMO to Conduct Trials of 5G Mobile Communication Technologies

Tokyo, May 8, 2014 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has reached an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC. (NTT DOCOMO) to jointly conduct trials aimed at the practical use of technologies for a 5th-generation mobile communication standard (5G).

NTT DOCOMO to Conduct 5G Experimental Trials

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Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO plans to conduct experimental trials of emerging 5G mobile communications technologies with six mobile technology vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung.

NEC Participates in Small Cells Asia 2014

Tokyo, March 31, 2014 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) will outline the advantages of its E-RAN Solution for enabling mobile operators to quickly provide indoor services to large enterprises at Small Cells Asia 2014, April 7-8 at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore.

NEC unlocks the network with successful multi-vendor SON validations

Tokyo, February 24, 2014 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the successful completion of the field verifications of the 3GPP SON (Self-Organizing Network) features of commercial LTE HetNets (Heterogeneous Networks), paving the way for operators to unlock their networks using innovative multivendor technologies.

NEC showcases carrier solutions for increasing revenues and accelerating service innovation at Mobile World Congress 2014

London & Tokyo, January 27, 2014 – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) is showcasing its portfolio of solutions to help telecom carriers increase service agility, improve revenues and affordably meet rising mobile capacity demands at Mobile World Congress 2014.

NEC supplies Scartel with the first commercial LTE microcell base stations in Russia

Moscow and London, 30 August 2013 - NEC Corporation today announced a new deal between NEC Neva Communications Systems and Russian mobile operator Scartel (Brand;Yota), which will see LTE microcell base stations used to provide commercial services in Russia for the first time(*1).

NEC provides compact, all-in-one LTE small cell gateway

Tokyo, June 21, 2013 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced a compact, all-in-one LTE small cell gateway that accommodates approximately 1,000 LTE small cell access points in a single unit.

NEC updates solution portfolio for Small Cell Backhaul: full technology lineup, compact products with high performance and integrated management

Tokyo, February 25, 2013 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the latest update to its solution portfolio for small cell backhaul. The announcement reflects the company’s continuing development efforts, and builds upon NEC’s leadership in industry adoption of millimeter wave technologies for mobile backhaul (i.e.

NEC Exhibits its Latest Small Cell Solution Portfolio at Small Cells Americas

Dallas, 28 November 2012 - NEC Corporation (NEC), will exhibit a range of small cell products at Small Cells Americas, 3-4 December 2012 at The Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum, Dallas. These products cover the entire range of small cell applications for homes, enterprises, public spaces and outdoor areas.

NEC to Showcase Small Cell Solutions at LTE North America 2012

Tokyo & Dallas, November 7, 2012 -NEC will outline the advantages of its small cell solutions for addressing challenges in spectrum, technology and management of future wireless broadband at LTE North America 2012, November 14-15 2012. The event will be held at Fairmount Dallas Hotel, Texas, USA. 

Colt Technology Services in partnership with NEC commence mobile operator trials with Femto as a Service

London, 17 October 2012 - Colt Technology Services in partnership with NEC, today announced that it is conducting the first ever live trials of Small Cells using Femto-as-a-Service (FaaS) with a leading, large-scale European mobile operator, using a multi-operator Small Cell (Femto) Gateway.

NEC makes Polkomtel's mobile access network LTE ready with iPASOLINK

London, 15 October 2012 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has signed a multiple-year frame contract to supply Polkomtel, one of Poland's leading mobile operators, with its iPASOLINK series in order to rebuild a nationwide mobile access network over the next three years.

ClearSky Partners with NEC to Offer Femtocell Service to Carriers

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Mobile data services provider ClearSky Technologies has signed a multi-year contract with NEC to offer Femtocell as a Service (FaaS) to regional GSM/UMTS wireless carriers. Femtocell as a Service offers an alternative approach to launching services for many carriers.