NTT DOCOMO and SK Telecom to Collaborate on Technological Development of Metaverse, Digital Media and 5G/6G
TOKYO, Nov 21, 2022 – (JCN Newswire) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. introduced at the moment that it has agreed with main Korean telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the aggressive enhancement of their respective smart-life companies and communications-infrastructure applied sciences worldwide.
Within the smart-life subject, DOCOMO and SKT will focus on joint manufacturing of authentic content material for his or her respective video distribution platforms and leverage their video-business synergies for expanded presence on the worldwide stage.
In metaverse-related providers, they’ll think about alternatives to collectively produce digital content material, together with 3D fashions, volumetric movies and digital cities, in addition to discover potentialities for connecting their respective platforms over the long run.
Within the subject of telecommunications-infrastructure applied sciences, the 2 firms will pursue cooperation aimed toward advancing 5G business providers, which each corporations have already began providing. Particular areas of technical consideration will embody 5G Stand Alone, millimeter-wave utilization, energy-efficient networks, and Open RAN/vRAN.
As well as, they’ll align their ideas and timelines for the early deployment of 6G by way of joint analysis and improvement in addition to standardization, with joint testing to start probably subsequent yr. Such efforts are anticipated to assist the Modern Optical and Wi-fi Community (IOWN) idea being promoted by NTT, DOCOMO’s mother or father. Alignment will embody collaboration with the IOWN International Discussion board, which is striving to propel communication and network-infrastructure applied sciences able to assembly future technological challenges and societal wants.
SK Telecom President & CEO Ryu Younger-sang stated: “The MOU has a major that means as it’s a cooperation between the consultant cell operators of Korea and Japan. By working along with NTT DOCOMO within the space of future ICT, we’ll generate tangible outcomes that drive world ICT innovation.”
NTT DOCOMO President & CEO Motoyuki Ii stated: “By combining our technological capabilities and the know-how we now have cultivated throughout years of expertise, we hope to create new providers that can permit clients around the globe to expertise new types of pleasure. We look ahead to working with SK Telecom to develop the companies of each firms.”
As world-leading telecommunications carriers with a shared imaginative and prescient, DOCOMO and SKT look ahead to collaborating on world applied sciences and providers that can mutually strengthen the competitiveness of their world companies.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s main cell operator with over 85 million subscriptions, is likely one of the world’s foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G cell community applied sciences. Past core communications providers, DOCOMO is difficult new frontiers in collaboration with a rising variety of entities (“+d” companions), creating thrilling and handy value-added providers that change the way in which folks reside and work. Underneath a medium-term plan towards 2020 and past, DOCOMO is pioneering a modern 5G community to facilitate progressive providers that can amaze and encourage clients past their expectations. www.docomo.ne.jp/english/.
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