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NEC to Participate in Africa Com 2013

*** For immediate use November 5, 2013

London & Tokyo, November 5, 2013 - NEC Corporation (NEC) announced today that it will participate in Africa Com 2013, the largest telecom event in Africa, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa, from 12 to 14 November 2013.

At its stand (Booth #P37, Hall 4), NEC will introduce a broad range of solutions for telecom operators, including Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solutions which are designed to deliver greater flexibility and shorter time to revenue, and to dramatically reduce operational complexity.

NEC's exhibits at Africa Com include:

  • SDN (Software-Defined Networking) Solutions
  • Mobile Backhaul Solutions
  • LTE/Small Cell Solutions
  • Enterprise Radio Access Network (ERAN) Solutions
  • Telecom Operation and Management Solutions
  • Fiber Optical Transmission Solutions
  • Unified Communications Solutions
  • Display Solutions

Shinya Kukita, Chief Engineer, Global Business Unit, NEC Corporation, will present a keynote session titled "The impact of SDN" from 10:10 to 10:30 on 14 November. Mr. Kukita will outline the critical role that SDN will play to make networks flexible, agile and responsive to ever-changing service demands, while introducing business benefits, potential applications and deployment examples of the new technology.

"By leveraging our strong technical capabilities and wealth of experience in large-scale network implementation around the world, NEC has been an integral part of the rapidly growing African telecom industry," said Eugene le Roux, Managing Director, NEC Africa Ltd. "We continue helping telecom operators in the region to be more competitive by enabling the efficient and reliable delivery of advanced communications services."


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