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KDDI taps Ericsson for 5G network deployment in Japan

Monday 30 September 2019 | 09:19 CET | News
Japanese operator KDDI has selected Ericsson as the primary vendor for its 5G network deployment in Japan. KDDI expects the first commercial live 5G services to be available from March 2020, with more than 93 percent coverage of 5G base station areas specified by Japan's telecom regulation body by end-March 2025. Under the terms of the contract, Ericsson will supply KDDI with Radio Access Network equipment, including products and services from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio. These are designed to enable KDDI to roll out commercial 5G services in several parts of Japan on sub-6GHz and

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Companies: Ericsson / KDDI / NTT / NTT DoCoMo / Softbank
Countries: Japan
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