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NTT and NEC eye 'made-in-Japan' 5G as US-China tensions grow

Telecom carrier injects $600m into domestic equipment maker

NTT and NEC will launch a “made-in-Japan” alliance in 5G technology. (Screenshot from an NTT website)

TOKYO -- Japanese telecommunications group Nippon Telegraph & Telephone announced Thursday that it would invest 64.5 billion yen ($597 million) for a 4.8% stake in IT services group NEC to launch what both companies called a "made-in-Japan" alliance in 5G technology.

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