Their partnership will utilize technology and expertise in 5G, while merging NEC and Samsung’s IT solutions. It will also provide mobile carriers with flexible 5G solutions that are localized for each region with customized services.
Through this collaboration, both companies hope to meet the growing demands of customized solutions and flexible network architecture.
“5G development based on standardization will help to accelerate business transformation throughout global markets,” said Atsuo Kawamura, Executive Vice President and President of the Network Services Business Unit at NEC Corporation. “As 5G commercialization is just around the corner, we are confident that the partnership with Samsung will continue to solidify our stance as a 5G leader.”
The companies will collaborate to use their best capabilities from each company in order to reveal new potentials.
“5G will unlock the potentials, create new values and push the limits of today’s technology,” said Youngky Kim, President and Head of Networks Business at Samsung Electronics. “We are excited to announce our joint efforts with NEC to boost 5G end-to-end solution portfolio for the best user experience.”
With Samsung’s commercialized 5G services and NEC’s expertise in IT solution businesses, they hope to leverage telecommunication technology where both companies can explore new business opportunities in the global market.