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NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom tech collaboration

Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO has agreed with Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the competitive enhancement of their respective smart-life businesses and communications-infrastructure technologies worldwide. In the smart-life field, DOCOMO and SKT will discuss joint production of original content for their respective video distribution platforms and leverage their video-business synergies for expanded presence […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

Bango acquires NTT DOCOMO payments business

Bango, the global platform for data-driven commerce, has acquired the global payments business of NTT DOCOMO. In addition, Bango has signed a long-term platform deal with NTT DOCOMO to provide payment services in Japan for some of the world’s largest merchants. DOCOMO Digital provides payment services to app stores and digital merchants worldwide, in the […]

August 31, 2022

Forecast: Japan SVoD market revenue at $6.3bn in 2025

The SVoD service revenue in Japan is expected to increase at a robust compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.7 per cent from $2.8 billion (€2.4bn) in 2020 to $6.3 billion in 2025, driven by increasing SVoD subscriptions and steady rise in average monthly revenue per SVoD household, according to GlobalData, the data and analytics […]

November 16, 2021

Airbus and NTT demo ‘Zephyr’ HAPS

Airbus and NTT have demonstrated their ‘Zephyr’ HAPS. HAPS is a High-Altitude Platform System, a super-high solar-powered transmitter and receiver in the sky and capable of supplying signals for smartphones from the stratosphere. Zephyr is a high-flying lightweight unmanned aircraft and on its own can cover around 250 cellular tower sites from its height of […]

November 16, 2021By Chris Forrester

Industry majors back GSMA mmWave initiative

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA has instigated a global accelerator initiative to drive awareness of 5G mmWave technology. Operators China Unicom, NTT DOCOMO, Telstra, TIM and, Verizon, and vendors Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies will share mmWave intelligence, best practices and use cases to educate and inspire stakeholders around the world. The accelerator initiative aims […]

November 11, 2021