DOCOMO to Exhibit at World’s Largest Mobile Exhibition: MWC Barcelona 2023

DOCOMO to Exhibit at World’s Largest Mobile Exhibition: MWC Barcelona 2023

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will hold a large-scale stand at MWC Barcelona 2023, the world’s largest mobile exhibition, in Barcelona, ​​Spain, from February 27 to March 2.

The DOCOMO booth, which will feature exhibits and presentations focusing on the main topics of 6G, Open Radio Access Networks (Open RAN) and Extended Reality (XR), will also promote international standardization and global trade in next-generation communication technologies. Due to the global pandemic, this will be DOCOMO’s first on-site appearance at MWC Barcelona since 2019.1

In the 6G section, DOCOMO will showcase the upcoming 6G world and the advanced wireless technologies the company is currently developing. This will include a demonstration of the Human Augmentation Platform to communicate haptic sensations between people connected to a 6G network to allow, for example, a music student to mimic the exact finger movements of a teacher.

In the Open RAN section, DOCOMO will present experiential content to help visitors understand the concept and structure of Open RAN, as well as the progress made to enable the combination of multi-vendor telecommunications equipment2 in Open RAN, as well as collaborations related with international partners. carriers.

In the XR section, visitors will experience the metaverse filled with music, anime, and movies as well as a virtual live system, both provided by NTT QONOQ, INC., a company launched by DOCOMO’s parent NTT Group in last October to promote XR activities.

Through this exhibition, DOCOMO looks forward to globally communicating its cutting-edge technologies and activities under the company’s brand slogan of “changing worlds with you”.

For more information on DOCOMO exhibits and the exhibit as a whole, please refer to the appendix.

1 DOCOMO organized an exhibition in Japan in 2021 and then an online one in 2022.

2 Building a 5G Open RAN Ecosystem to Accelerate Operator Adoption of Open RAN Worldwide »


NTT DOCOMO, the leading mobile operator in Japan with over 85 million subscriptions, is one of the world’s leading contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies. Beyond basic communication services, DOCOMO challenges new frontiers in collaboration with a growing number of entities (“+d” partners), creating exciting and practical value-added services that change the way people live and working. As part of a mid-term plan to 2020 and beyond, DOCOMO is pioneering a state-of-the-art 5G network to facilitate innovative services that will amaze and inspire customers beyond their expectations.


Presentation of the NTT DOCOMO stand at MWC Barcelona 2023

1. Exhibitions





Human Augmentation Platform

As an example of this 6G application, presenters will use haptic information to teach musical techniques and guide a robot to whisk green tea.

Wireless Technologies

DOCOMO’s technical approaches for realizing 6G will be presented with detailed explanations.

RAN open

Interactive content

Experiential content in the form of a simulation game will allow visitors to grasp the overview and structure of Open RAN.

Shared open lab

Virtual tour

This Open RAN verification facility located at the DOCOMO R&D center in Japan will be introduced in 3D.


XR World

This metaverse diorama will allow people to see a life-size Godzilla from different angles.

Matrix flow

Introducing NTT QONOQ General Purpose Live Virtual Video Broadcast System for Extended Reality

Mixed Reality Animals – Volumetric Video × Magic Leap 2

Videos of real cats and penguins will be converted to 3DCG and projected in real space using a Magic Leap 2 MR headset.

2. NTT DOCOMO booth location

4E50, Room 4

3. Presentations


Diffusion stage

Title: Leading the way in Open RAN implementation

When: Monday, February 27 from 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. (local time)

Where: Broadcast Studio, Hall 4

Speaker: Mr. Sadayuki Abeta, OREC Evangelist, NTT DOCOMO


5G Future Summit

Session 4: Boosting Supply Chain Resilience and Interoperable Networks

When: Wednesday, March 1 from 2:50 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. (local time)

Where: Theater 2, Hall 6

Speaker: Mr. Sadayuki Abeta, OREC Evangelist, NTT DOCOMO


Note: Content and timing of presentations are subject to change. Please check the official MWC Barcelona 2023 website for the latest information.


MWC Barcelona 2023

1. Dates and times

From Monday 27 February to Thursday 2 March

8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., except last day 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (all local times)

2. Location

Fira Gran Via

A V. Jeanne Charles I, 64 years old

08908 Hospitalet de Llobregat

Barcelona, ​​Spain

3. Official website

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