ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Business

Japan enters the 5G mega-competition

NTT Docomo among those hoping to be ahead of pack by 2020

TOKYO -- Japanese telecommunications carriers and other corporations are racing to commercialize fifth-generation mobile technology ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The envisioned 5G network would feature data-transmission speeds of up to 20 gigabits per second -- more than 100 times faster than current 4G networks.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more