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NEC Contributes to Xi, NTT DOCOMO’s New LTE-Based Mobile Phone Service


*** For immediate use December 24, 2010

Tokyo, December 24, 2010 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today detail surrounding the company's contribution to NTT DOCOMO's new LTE-based mobile phone service, "Xi™" (read "Crossy"), which launched commercial services today. As a total system provider, NEC's contributions include communications infrastructure and mobile terminals.

The new "Xi" offers data communications services with a maximum speed of 75Mbps (*) while receiving data. This is the first commercial LTE service of its kind in Japan.

NEC has been a development and manufacturing vendor for NTT DOCOMO LTE wireless base stations, core network equipment and mobile terminals since 2006. Specifically, by adopting the most advanced technologies, including the world's top class, highly efficient RF amplifier and high performance programmable processors, NEC has made it possible to provide compact, lower power consumption models, and enabled flexible implementation of future services and functions.

NEC will continue to support "Xi" services as a total solution provider that contributes to further deployment of services.

Please refer to the attachment for a view of NEC products that are featured in this new service.

For more on NEC's LTE solution visit http://www.nec.com/lte/

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Under certain indoor conditions, data was received at a maximum of 75Mbps. Under other conditions, a maximum of 37.5Mbps was recorded.



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