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Japan to partner with U.S. on 6G standards for unmanned tech

Cross-border business alliance to compete against Chinese rivals

Sixth-generation communications is expected to be widely adopted around 2030. (Photo by Mizuho Miyazaki)

TOKYO -- Japan and the U.S. will work together to lead the creation of international standards in unmanned technology that uses 6G communications, aiming to keep Chinese companies from dominating a field expected to include self-driving cars and fully automated factories.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications may call on companies to form a consortium toward this end by September.

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