Latest Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. Stories

2011-02-23 13:31:34

Japan's top telecoms company is developing a wristwatch-like device to monitor the well-being of the elderly, which is part of a growing effort to improve care of the old in a nation whose population is aging faster than any other place in the world. The device measures the pace and directions of hand movements to discern what wearers are doing. In a demonstration at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.'s (NTT) research facility, the test subject's movements were collected as data that...

2008-12-10 01:00:00

TOKYO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) have agreed to launch discussions on strategic collaboration aimed at creating services that integrate networks with applications. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The two companies aim to develop innovative services by working together on the integration of Microsoft applications with NTT's information and communication technology (ICT). As one...

2008-08-06 18:00:09

Tokyo, Aug. 6 (Jiji Press)--Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. said Wednesday its group net and operating profits in April-June grew from a year before, thanks mainly to a decline in operating expenses at group company NTT DoCoMo Inc. . In the first quarter of fiscal 2008, the telecommunications giant's group net profit rose 16.7 pct to 175,534 million yen, while operating profit increased 24.3 pct to 372,063 million yen, on revenue of 2,593,588 million yen, up 0.3 pct. NTT enjoyed...

2008-07-15 18:00:20

Tokyo, July 15 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Fair Trade Commission on Tuesday ordered the two regional units of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. to stop their misleading advertisements for their fiber-optic Internet Protocol telephone services. The FTC's latest business improvement order for NTT East Corp. and NTT West Corp. followed a similar order issued for the same two regional telephone firms on telephone number directory services in March. This was the first time in the country's...

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.