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Rakuten and Tech Mahindra team up to advance 5G tech

Virtual network labs planned in Tokyo and Bangalore

Rakuten is expanding corporate tie-ups as it prepares to launch mobile service in Japan next year.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's Rakuten and India's Tech Mahindra announced Monday they will partner to test software-based virtual networks with an eye toward codeveloping 5G service.

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