0
Wireless

NEC picks NXP for massive MIMO 5G antenna radio for Rakuten deployment

Tuesday 13 October 2020 | 11:31 CET | News
NEC has selected NXP Semiconductors to supply RF Airfast multi-chip modules to be used in a Massive MIMO 5G antenna Radio Unit (RU) for Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile. NEC's Massive MIMO 5G antenna RU features a 5G open virtual radio access network (vRAN) interface and has been adopted by Rakuten Mobile for its fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NEC / NXP Semiconductors / Rakuten Mobile
Countries: Japan
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

NXP guides for higher Q1 after strong Q4 boosted by automotive, mobile

Published 02 Feb 2021 10:04 CET | World
NXP Semiconductors reported fourth quarter results well in-line with guidance, boosted by strong trends in the automotive and ...

NEC distributed-MIMO demo triples number of simultaneous connections, transmission capacity

Published 25 Jan 2021 09:33 CET | Japan
NEC reports it has demonstrated multiple highly stable simultaneous terminal connections and transmission capacity in a real ...

Accenture powers Rakuten Mobile's virtualized cloud mobile network launch in Japan

Published 15 Dec 2020 10:28 CET | Japan
Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile has selected Accenture to launch its fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network. Rakuten ...

Industriegroepen werken aan Telco Cloud en Open-RAN

Published 11 Nov 2020 09:15 CET | World
Het lijkt denkbaar om een mobiel netwerk op te bouwen zonder de "Big Five" leveranciers Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia, Samsung en ZTE. ...

NEC Japan, Transatel bundle Ubigi SIM with NEC hotspot router

Published 09 Nov 2020 11:58 CET | Japan
NEC has bundled its dual SIM-equipped model, the Aterm MR05LN, with a 1GB trial data plan from Ubigi. Ubigi is Transatel's (NTT ...

Rakuten Mobile eliminates number portability, contract sign-up fees

Published 04 Nov 2020 14:42 CET | Japan
Rakuten Mobile has announced its 'Zero Declaration' initiatives to attract new customers. In addition to already offering SIM ...

Radcom inks deal with Rakuten Mobile for automated assurance system

Published 02 Nov 2020 14:46 CET | Japan
Radcom announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Rakuten Mobile to provide service assurance for its recently ...

NXP powers Xiaomi smart home stickers with NFC tag

Published 29 Oct 2020 14:46 CET | China
Xiaomi launched the new Xiaomi PonPon Tile 2.0 stickers, powered by NXP's NTAG NFC chip technology. The PonPon stickers and ...

Infovista provides network planning platform for Rakuten Mobile's 5G network

Published 29 Oct 2020 10:58 CET | World
Infovista announced a deal with Rakuten Mobile to support the rapid roll-out of its 5G network. Infovista provides the Japanese ...

NXP guides for much higher operating profit in Q4

Published 27 Oct 2020 10:42 CET | World
NXP Semiconductors confirmed its better-than expected preliminary results for the third quarter, and provided an outlook for the ...

NEC, Realeyes create emotion analysis to support video communications

Published 26 Oct 2020 13:09 CET | World
NEC and Realeyes jointly created a new emotion analysis service that combines NEC's biometric identification and video analytics ...

China Telecom, Huawei test 5G indoor distributed Massive MIMO service in Wuhan

Published 26 Oct 2020 11:49 CET | China
China Telecom and Huawei have launched a pilot of a 5G indoor distributed Massive MIMO service in Wuhan. This pilot was carried ...

NEC, Analog Devices collaborate to provide 5G O-RAN Massive MIMO radio for Rakuten Mobile

Published 23 Oct 2020 18:45 CET | Japan
NEC and Analog Devices have teamed up to design a 5G Network Massive MIMO Antenna Radio Unit for Japan's Rakuten Mobile. The ...

Rakuten Mobile launches 5G service, Un-Limit V plan, Rakuten Big 5G smartphone

Published 01 Oct 2020 09:18 CET | Japan
Rakuten Mobile commercially launched its fully virtualized mobile network in April this year, and is now offering customers 4G ...

Telefonica, Rakuten Mobile ink OpenRAN MoU

Published 16 Sep 2020 14:27 CET | Japan
Spain's Telefonica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile to cooperate on the ...

FCC plans open RAN forum for 14 September

Published 18 Aug 2020 16:38 CET | United States
The FCC has rescheduled its Forum on 5G Open Radio Access Networks for 14 September. The forum had been planned for March but was ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Apr Grameenphone Q1 2021
20 Apr Netflix Q1 2021
20 Apr Atos Q1 2021
20 Apr Iridium Communications Q1 2021
20 Apr Apple 'Spring Loaded' event
21 Apr HKBN H1 results
21 Apr Crown Castle Q1 2021
21 Apr Netgear Q1 2021
21 Apr Elisa Q1 2021
21 Apr Orange Belgium Q1 2021
21 Apr Verizon Q1 2021
21 Apr Rogers Communications Q1 2021
21 Apr Comcast Q1 2021
21 Apr Ericsson Q1 2021
21 Apr Vivendi Q1 2021
21 Apr Proximus AGM
22 Apr Tele2 Q1 2021
22 Apr AT&T Q1 2021
22 Apr Orange Q1 2021
22 Apr VeriSign Q1 2021
22 Apr Snap Q1 2021
22 Apr Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Q1
22 Apr Intel Q1 2021
22 Apr FCC meeting
23 Apr Telia Q1 2021
25 Apr Vodafone Qatar Q1 2021
26 Apr SBA Communications Q1 2021
::: More Calendar Items