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Docomo launches pre-5G services for Rugby World Cup

Monday 23 September 2019 | 14:50 CET | News
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo has launched a 'pre-5G' service to coincide with the Rugby World Cup in Japan. The company plans to test the service with customers before a full commercial launch of 5G services in spring 2020. It's using the slogan '5G Open' in marketing to underline the new opportunities the network will open up. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Japan
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