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6/25, 11:31 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Rakuten picks Cisco for 5G tech development

Rakuten Mobile Inc. announced on Friday it has decided to use technologies provided by Cisco Systems Inc. for the development of its 5G network as well as services related to the Internet of Things (IoT).

"We are going big into an enterprise now, in a very elegant cost-efficient manner, without having to incur cost addition," CTO Tareq Amin commented about the technology that should make Rakuten's services spend less energy while becoming more automated.

The Japanese carrier serves around 4.5 million users across the country, according to last year's data.

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