Sep 2, 2015

NTT taps terahertz tech to boost visibility through smoke

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. and Tokyo University of Science have developed a basic technology that secures visibility in smoke by using tremendously high-frequency electromagnetic waves, Jiji Press learned on Tuesday. NTT aims to put the technology of terahertz waves, whose frequency is some ...

The ship that lays the Internet's backbone

Aug 6, 2015

The ship that lays the Internet's backbone


Many people are probably unaware that the Internet used everyday to connect to content and people around the world is supported by undersea optical cable. On Thursday, NTT World Engineering Marine Corp. gave a rare media tour of the ship it uses to lay ...

Feb 15, 2015

NTT develops 'protean light' which allows still images to 'move'

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. has developed a special light that adds motion to still images, company officials said Sunday. Still images, such as photos and paintings, are composed of colors and shapes. The newly developed “protean light” lets the brain connect the colors ...

NTT, Asahi become first 2020 Olympics sponsors

Jan 27, 2015

NTT, Asahi become first 2020 Olympics sponsors

Asahi Breweries Ltd. said Tuesday that it has been chosen as a “gold partner,” or a top domestic sponsor, for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Asahi will be the second company to sign a gold partner contract with the Tokyo ...

Nov 21, 2014

Japan to develop speech translation system for 2020 Olympics

The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology said it will launch a group Dec. 17 tasked with developing a speech translation system ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. The group will include such private companies as NTT Corp., KDDI Corp., Hitachi Ltd. ...

Nov 7, 2014

NTT cuts profit forecast on slack cellphone business

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. said on Friday its group net profit dropped 10.3 percent to ¥290.33 billion in the first half of the fiscal year through September, compared to the same period a year earlier, dragged down by the slack mobile phone business. ...

Apr 29, 2014

Deregulating the telecom industry

An expert panel of the communications ministry is reviewing anti-monopoly protections against the NTT group and is expected to recommend this fall whether regulations on the telecom giant should be eased.

Apr 28, 2014

NTT, Mitsubishi ink tie-up deal

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Monday they have reached a tie-up deal related to information and communications technology. Under the five-year agreement, the results of NTT’s research and development projects will be applied to Mitsubishi Heavy’s social infrastructure ...