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Rakuten Mobile, NEC begin production of Open RAN 5G radio equipment

Tuesday 24 March 2020 | 11:07 CET | News
Rakuten Mobile and NEC announced that production of the 5G radio unit (RU) jointly created by the two companies started at NEC Platforms's Fukushima Plant, and the first unit was shipped. The new domestically produced, high quality 5G RU is equipped with a 3.7 GHz frequency band massive MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) antenna in a compact, lightweight form factor with low power consumption. With the 5G RU, Rakuten Mobile will begin the builoodout of its 5G network, starting with the construction of base stations in the Tokyo area, and work toward the launch of 5G commercial services in

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Companies: NEC / Rakuten Mobile
Countries: Japan / World
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