In Japan, the 3G systems have already aquired the majority of mobile subscribers and many
new services/applications are introduced. Also, various broadband wireless systems are developed or under
development towards higher and higher bit rates. In this speech, after the review of trends of wireless
and wired communication systems, the vision of IMT-Advanced, especially from users' perspective, will be
clarified. Then, the "Ultra 3G" Plan of KDDI, the second largest telecommunications carrier in Japan,
will be presented. Some related research activities will also be introduced.
About the speaker
Shin Nomoto received B.E., M.E., and Ph.D degrees, all in electrical engineering, from
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 1980, 1982, and 1993, respectively. He is now an Executive Director of
KDDI R&D Labs, Vice President of Communication Society of IEICE, and Chair of Technical Study Group,
IMT-Advanced Subcommittee, Advanced Wireless Communications Study Committee, Japan.
He is a senior
member of IEEE.
- Dr. Shin Nomoto
- Executive Director
- KDDI R&D Labs.
- Vice President of Communication Society of IEICE