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Japan readies $2bn to support industry research on 6G tech

Stimulus package includes fund to close gap in next-gen communications race

So-called 6G communication technology promises to have network speeds 1,000 times faster than current connections.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan intends to devote 220 billion yen ($2.03 billion) to encourage private-sector research and development of technology that will succeed fifth-generation wireless communications.

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