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After several years shimmering on the horizon, 5G made quite an entrance at Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC19). It seemed the word was on the lips of almost all 109,000 visitors — from media to tech and telecoms execs — who gathered at the industry showcase in Barcelona. The first 5G handsets were dotted around the eight cavernous halls, with Samsung, Huawei and TCL teasing fancy models with foldable screens. Booths buzzed with 5G demos, showcasing rapid response times, super fast throughput and “network slicing” in which a segment of the available bandwidth is dedicated to a specific service.

MWC19 buzzes with 5G, fun & folding phones

After several years shimmering on the horizon, 5G made quite an entrance at Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC19). It seemed the word was on the lips of almost all...
The Rakuten Cloud Innovation Laboratory aims to foster innovation across mobile network, IT digital architecture, 5G, cloud and enterprise applications.

5G mobile cloud innovation lab opens in Tokyo

Marking another major milestone for Rakuten Mobile Network, the company announced the official opening of a new next generation 5G network lab in Tokyo with Tec...

On mobile transformation: Rakuten at MWC 2019

Barcelona is a city with a special place in Rakuten history. It's the birthplace of Rakuten TV, it's the home of Rakuten's sports partner FC Barcelona and it's ...