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Telco Cloud & Edge Forum 2024

On 21 March 2024, Riccardo Guerzoni, director of the Core Network Group at DOCOMO Euro-Labs, will participate to the Telco Cloud & Edge Forum 2024 organized on-line by RCRWireless News.

One6G Open Lecture on-line

On 21 March 2024, Riccardo Guerzoni, director of the Core Network Group at DOCOMO Euro-Labs, will moderate the one6G Open Lecture on “In-Network Computing and Intelligent User Plane for 6G”.

1st Workshop on iNtent drivEn autonomouS neTwORks (NESTOR)

DOCOMO Euro-labs’ members are part of the organizing committee of the 1st Workshop on Intent Driven Autonomous Networks (NESTOR) organized in the context of the 27th Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks ICIN 2024, Paris, France.

IEEE NOF: Keynote on “NFV and Telecom Cloudification”

On October 4, 2023, Joan Triay, manager at DOCOMO Euro-Labs, will hold a Keynote speech on “NFV and Telecom Cloudification: current state and new technology trends” at the 14th International Conference on Network of the Future.

ETSI conference for ETSI NFV’s 10th anniversary

ETSI organized a conference on the “Evolution of NFV towards the next decade” on 6 and 7 March to celebrate the 10th anniversary of ETSI NFV. NTT DOCOMO delegates participated actively at the event delivering various presentations and receiving NFV awards.

ONE6G SUMMIT 2022

On November 10, 2022, the one6G Association organised the second edition of the one6G Summit. Recordings and presentations are available on the one6G web site.

EURO-LABS IS HIRING A “STANDARDIZATION RESEARCHER”

Since 2005, DOCOMO Euro-Labs is at the forefront in pre-standardization and standardization of the 3GPP Core Network.

Now we hire to further strengthen the 3GPP team in Munich. We look for a 3GPP standardization expert willing to grow with us.

NTT DOCOMO OPENS THE NEW OREC PROJECT WEBSITE

In February 2022, NTT DOCOMO opened the new website to advertise the activities of OREC (5G Open RAN Ecosystem), a project launched in February 2021 by NTT DOCOMO and 12 global vendors to promote the dissemination of open RANs.

NFV STANDARDS AND DOCOMO EURO-LABS AT DOCOMO OPEN HOUSE 2022: WEB BOOTH #79

DOCOMO Euro-labs exhibits at docomo Open House ’22, which will be held online from Monday, January 17, 2022.
Visit our web booth #79 to learn about how Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and Cloudification are transforming NTT DOCOMO’s network and the role of Euro-Labs in driving related standardization activities.

EURO-LABS IS HIRING A “5G STANDARDIZATION RESEARCHER”

Since 2005, DOCOMO Euro-Labs is at the forefront in pre-standardization and standardization of 3GPP Core Network. Now, we are looking for a 5G Standardization Researcher to further boost our activities and adoption of 5G and next generation networks for vertical applications within NTT DOCOMO and the telecom industry at large.

JOAN TRIAY AT IEEE NFV-SDN 2021 AND LAYER123 WORLD CONGRESS 2021

Joan Triay, manager at DOCOMO Euro-Labs, participated in November to two renowned international events: IEEE NFV-SDN 2021 and Layer123 World Congress 2021, showcasing how NTT DOCOMO and ETSI NFV activities are at the forefront of the digital transformation journey that the industry is undertaking with the introduction of 5G and beyond.

ONE6G SUMMIT 2021

The first One6G Summit is on-line on November 10th.

Be part of it: https://one6g.org/events/one6g-summit-2021/

With speakers from NTT Docomo and Docomo Eurolabs.

5G SUPPORT FOR EDGE COMPUTING: 3GPP TSG SA WG2 PUBLISHES A NEW TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

The 3GPP Technical Specification Group Service and System Aspects (TSG SA) Working Group 2 (SA2) published on 24 September 2021 a new Technical Specification on “5G System Enhancements for Edge Computing”. TS 23.548, which was created for Release 17, defines the Stage 2 specifications for 5G System enhancements to support Edge Computing.

EURO-LABS IS HIRING “5G STANDARDIZATION RESEARCHER”

DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH (DOCOMO Euro-Labs) was established in November 2000 in Munich, Germany. DOCOMO Euro-Labs’ mission is to contribute to the evolution of future mobile systems. Important research areas include 5G technologies, emerging network technologies and architecture. As a part of its research, DOCOMO Euro-Labs participates in standardization activities as well as technology investigation and technology scouting. To achieve our mission, DOCOMO Euro-Labs takes advantage of its location and collaborates with European operators, vendors, venture companies and universities and contributes to standardization activities (mainly 3GPP and ETSI) and Verticals associations (mainly NGMN, 5GAA, 5G-ACIA).

EURO-LABS’ MEMBER JOAN TRIAY RE-ELECTED AS ETSI NFV TECHNICAL MANAGER

ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) is the home of the Industry Specification Group (ISG) Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The ETSI NFV has delivered and continuous to work on informative reports and normative specifications that enable the telecom industry to adopt virtualization and Cloud technologies, which facilitate network operators to make the deployment and operations of telco networks more efficient.

NTT DOCOMO RE-ELECTED TO THE 5GAA BOARD

The 5GAA 6th General Assembly held electronically the 27th of May 2020 elected the new Board Members and Governance. NTT DOCOMO was successfully re-elected as Board Member for the next term until GA#7 July 2021.

NTT DOCOMO PUBLISHED A PAPER ON 5G EVOLUTION AND 6G

Mobile communication systems generally evolve to the next generation over a period of around ten years. The company has researching the sixth generation (6G) mobile communication system that NTT DOCOMO plans to introduce on a commercial basis by 2030. This white paper summarizes the expected 6G use cases with related technical concepts and performance targets.

5G SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE

3GPP has approved and published a set of stage 2 level specifications for the 5G system architecture

OPNFV SUMMIT 2016

Colleagues from NTT DOCOMO and DOCOMO Euro-Labs have been participating in the OPNFV Summit 2016.

DOCOMO EMPLOYEE RECOGNIZED BY NGMN

One of our employees, Dr. Mikio Iwamura, received a Certificate of Appreciation from NGMN in recognition of his invaluable contributions and dedication to the global NGMN 5G Initiative.

OPNFV DELIVERS SECOND RELEASE

On March 1st, OPNFV announced the availability of OPNFV Brahmaputra, the community’s second platform release. It delivers enhanced testing capabilities, improved automation and operator required feature enhancements such as fault detection and recovery, IPv6, layer-3 VPN, resource reservation, etc..

OPNFV 2015 AWARDS

OPNFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform for NFV to accelerate the introduction of new NFV products and services.

DOCOMO AND WORLD-LEADING VENDORS VERIFY FEASIBILITY OF NETWORK FUNCTIONS VIRTUALIZATION

The press release below was submitted by NTT DOCOMO, Inc.

TOKYO, JAPAN, May 27, 2014 — NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that working separately with three different world-leading vendors — Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC — it has completed proof-of-concept (PoC) trials verifying the feasibility of network functions virtualization (NFV).

EXCELLENT RESULTS OF THE MEDIEVAL PROJECT

The MEDIEVAL (MultimEDia transport for mobile Video AppLications) project, a 3 year project partially funded by the EU under the STREP umbrella has received an excellent feedback for its final audit in October 2013.

METIS

Disclaimer:
The press release below was submitted by METIS, an EU research project for which DOCOMO Euro-labs is one of the partner contributors.

Press Release
September 5th 2013

PATENTS – NOW ONLINE

From today a selection of patents can be found on the website docomolab-euro.com. Patents can be can be filtered by any keyword and an entry can be exported with one click – using the common BibTeX format.

NTT DOCOMO’S XI™ LTE SUBSCRIBERS TOP 10 MILLION

TOKYO, JAPAN, February 19, 2013 — NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that subscribers to Xi™ (pronounced “crossy”), the company’s extra-high-speed LTE mobile service offering a maximum downlink of 100 Mbps, surpassed ten million on February 18.

MEET NTT DOCOMO AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

NTT DOCOMO today announced that it will exhibit a variety of mobile products, services and technologies, including NFC international roaming and High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), a new global standard for video compression, at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain from February 25 to 28.

ETSI AND WWRF SIGNED COOPERATION DEAL

Congratulations to our CSO, Dr. Hendrik Berndt for his recent election as a WWRF Vice President Europe/Middle East/ Africa. Below you can find a press release published by WWRF of its current activities.

METIS

Disclaimer:
The press release below was submitted by METIS, an EU research project for which DOCOMO Euro-labs is one of the partner contributors.

Press Release EU
November 27th 2012