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Facebook and KDDI to partner in 5G business

Companies to develop AR and VR sales system for retailers

Japanese telecoms are finding new ways to take advantage of 5G networks. (Nikkei Montage)

TOKYO -- Facebook is set to work with telecom KDDI to develop content targeting the Japanese market in a move aimed at tapping a growing market after the rollout of 5G mobile networks.

The two plan on introducing a real-time sales system that uses augmented reality and virtual reality, taking advantage of 5G's increased bandwidth and high speed.

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