Airspan Networks inc. and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., announced that they have finalized terms for a strategic partnership. This represents the first step for Mitsui towards investing in and growing its 5G business, in one of the most promising technologies of tomorrow and players in the space.
As part of this collaboration, Mitsui will also be able to provide financial and commercial support, to Airspan for large scale 5G rollouts. Furthermore MKI a fully owned subsidiary of Mistui will provide Airspan with operational and deployment support in Japan and Asia thanks to its years of local experience and reach.
Mitsui & Co. is one of the largest and most prominent global trading and investment companies. Founded in Japan in 1947, the Group maintains a unique, unobstructed view of international markets through its worldwide network spanning across 66 countries, with a diversified business portfolio stretching across six key sectors.
Airspan is a multi-award winning 4G & 5G network densification solution provider with nearly one million cells deployed world-wide, and an expansive product portfolio of indoor and outdoor, compact Femto, Pico, Micro, and Macro base stations. The perfect tool kit to exploit the full potential of technologies such as mmWave, Sub 6GHz, Massive MIMO, and open V-RAN architectures. As well as an industry-leading fixed wireless access and backhaul solution portfolio for PTP and PTMP applications.