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Rakuten Mobile, Ligado to launch commercial trials for 5G mobile private networks

Friday 12 February 2021 | 08:20 CET | News
Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile and US-based Ligado Networks have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly create a blueprint for Ligado's 5G mobile private network service that leverages the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP). Under the terms of the agreement, Rakuten Mobile and Ligado plan to start joint projects in the first quarter of this year, in cooperation with ecosystem partners and vendors to establish a timeline for the implementation of network trials and blueprint for services.

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Companies: Rakuten Mobile
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