Japan’s telecom regulator allocates 5G spectrum for telecos

4 Japanese carriers, including NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank Corp, and Rakuten Inc, have been allocated 5G spectrum. They will be investing a total of around $15.29 billion, a conservative figure, spread across 5 years to build their 5G networks. In a significant development that marks the a milestone in the impending launch of high-speed…

Toyota, Intel, Ericson, Docomo and others create auto tech consortium

The coming age of autonomous self-driving vehicles have necessitate close collaboration between tech companies and automakers.   Toyota Motor Corp along with Intel and other tech and auto companies have formed a consortium to create an ecosystem that will cater to big data for the upcoming connected car market. The Japanese carmaker also mentioned that…