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NEC exhibits latest solutions and live demos at stand 8A125, Mobile World Congress 2008

(PresseBox) (Tokyo / London, ) NEC Corporation (NEC) announces that it will be showcasing its latest mobile and telecoms innovations spanning Access, Backhaul, Network Applications and Next Generation Networks (NGN) at stand 8A125 at Mobile World Congress 2008, Barcelona.

NEC representatives will be available to present NEC's strategies in areas LTE, WiMAX, femtocell and mobile backhaul. NEC's stand will also have live demonstrations of new solutions within LTE, WiMAX, femtocell, and next generation related products. In addition, Dr.

Botaro Hirosaki, Executive Vice President of NEC, will participate in the congress "Convergence-The Real Story(CC-201)", at 11:30-12:50, Wednesday 13 Feb 2008.

Dr. Botaro Hirosaki of NEC commented: "2008 will be another challenging and fast-paced year for the industry. As demonstrated at previous events, some of the key trends will emerge at MWC and operators and vendors alike will be watching developments closely. As one of the world's major technology providers with proven expertise in delivering mobile innovation and commercial success, NEC will unveil its latest solutions in areas which reflect predicted growth, uptake and revenue-generation for operators, such as LTE, WiMAX and femtocell.

The roadmap and evolution of existing investments, such as 3G network infrastructure, will also be front of mind for operators and NEC will present its strategies in these.

At MWC 2008, NEC aims to provide visitors with education and insight, for example, introducing how the development of Next Generation Networks will help realise an ubiquitous networking society and demonstrating how operators' networks can be improved with an increasing range of value-add applications. NEC is also committed to the evolution of 3G and beyond, leveraging its proven heritage in this area.

NEC will also exhibit the first LiMo-compliant mobile handsets. LiMo's world's first globally competitive, Linux-based software platform for mobile devices is now available in the worldwide market. The LiMo Foundation, a global consortium of mobile leaders delivering an open handset platform for the whole mobile industry, will also showcase handsets in Booth 8b135, Hall 8.

The commercial LiMo handsets which are introduced at MWC in Barcelona are the FOMA N905i, N905iì, N705i, N705iì for NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan sold in the Japanese market. Of the software modules contributed tothe LiMo Foundation, "MSB" and "Window Manager" are included in these four handsets. These modules are key software components for mobile phones.

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