More about "Japan"
Global overview of 700 MHz spectrum assignment
Jan 24, 2018
by Patrick Gahan

Steady progress is being made in releasing 700 MHz for mobile with 30 auctions anticipated over the next three years. Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas are the furthest advanced but few definite plans have been made in Africa or central Asian countries. Read more...

Japan (2018)
Jan 12, 2018
by Jonathan Watson

Japan will be hosting the Olympic Games in 2020 and the country plans to use the event as a showcase for new technologies such as 5G. As a result, both its government and its operators are very active in testing the technology. Read more...

SoftBank Group 2017
Aug 29, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

Japan's SoftBank and its US segment Sprint "see tremendous opportunity in mobile 5G, massive machine type communications, and ultra-reliable and low latency communications." Sprint is aiming for commercial 5G rollout in late 2019, SoftBank in 2020. Read more...

ZTE 2016
Aug 07, 2017
by Catherine Viola

ZTE is trialling pre-commercial 5G technologies both below 6 GHz and in the millimetre waves Read more...

Japan (2016 entry)
May 30, 2017
by Jonathan Watson

Japan assigns spectrum by beauty contests rather than auctions and has recently released 3.5 GHz. It is heavily invested in 5G and has been working on the technology since 2010. Read more...

SoftBank 2016
May 04, 2017
by Dugie Standeford

Japan's SoftBank Group is a diversified IT and communications company, owning the nationwide US mobile carrier, Sprint as well as running a mobile operator in its home country. Sprint recently announced it would be "integrating backhaul bands" into its 5G network. Read more...