Approval of Special Radio Station Deployment Plan to expand 5G mobile communications systems

Via Rakuten Media Room

Apr 14, 2021

Tokyo - Rakuten Mobile, Inc. announced that today it has received approval from the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications for its special radio station deployment plan submitted on March 15, 2021, for the expansion of 5th generation (5G) mobile communications systems in the 1.7 GHz frequency band (over 1,860 MHz and equal to or under 1,880 MHz.)

Based on this approval, Rakuten Mobile will deploy base stations for use of the relevant frequency band in areas that exclude the metropolitan centers of Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka, in order to offer customers an even more convenient and enjoyable mobile service.

As Rakuten Mobile expands the buildout of its 5G network, it will also strengthen collaboration with the more than 70 services offered by the Rakuten Group across e-commerce, fintech, sports and content, to provide customers with new and enriched experiences.

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