At the beginning of December, representatives of CzechInvest, including the head of the agency’s Tokyo office, Richard Schneider, and its sector manager for electronics and communication, Petr Vítek, visited two telecommunications operators in Japan, NTT Docomo and Rakuten.
During the meetings, discussions were held on the possibilities of collaboration in the area of 5G networks and services. CzechInvest’s representatives were familiarised with 5G applications prepared for the period of the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics, which will take place in Tokyo. They also observed tests of television broadcasting in 8k resolution over a 5G network with operation in the 28 GHz millimetre wave band. In addition to that, they discussed 5G-related challenges of Industry 4.0 and the application of new technologies in the Internet of Things.