Thursday, 27 January 2022

SoftBank and KDDI have $38bn 5G investment plan

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 04 November 20

The two Japanese telcos are shaping up for major investment in the new technology, in part to make up the tech gap between themselves and their more deployed neighbours, China and South Korea

Reports suggest that two of Japan’s biggest mobile operators are set to pump $38 billion into 5G over the next decade. The next-generation technology is expected to bring a major boost to the country’s economy – but only if it can be deployed efficiently and at scale.    Despite all SoftBank, KDDI and NTT DoCoMo all launching 5G back in March…

Reports suggest that two of Japan’s biggest mobile operators are set to pump $38 billion into 5G over the next decade. The next-generation technology is expected to bring a major boost to the country’s economy – but only if it can be deployed efficiently and at scale.    Despite all SoftBank, KDDI and NTT DoCoMo all launching 5G back in March…

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