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NEC president delivers keynote speech at MWC 2017

- Promoting SDGs at the world's largest telecommunications exhibition -

Tokyo, March 1, 2017 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that Takashi Niino, President and CEO of NEC Corporation, delivered a keynote speech on February 28 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, the world's largest telecommunications related exhibition, held annually in Barcelona, Spain.


The speech addressed some of the latest developments in support of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of seventeen global targets set forth by the United Nations aiming to "end poverty," "protect the planet," and "ensure prosperity for all." Mr. Niino's theme, "Drive Digital Transformation for Social Value Creation," outlined a series of cases where NEC technologies help to promote the realization of SDGs through digital transformation in coordination with telecommunications carriers and business partners that capitalize on the latest innovations, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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