NTT's R&D is managed by the following four laboratory groups in Japan.
Our R&D is undertaken in a variety of technological areas including the innovative communication services on networks, the next-generation information network platform technologies to realize new services, new principles including optical technologies in the world top class, and advanced fundamental researches to produce new device components.
Research and development across technical fields that embody the IOWN concept
Research and development innovative network/access system and network software that supports integration of fixed and mobile network
Research and development of technologies for an innovative computing platform that will serve as a future social platform, and provision of support for the commercial implementation of these technologies
Research and development of devices, modules, and sub-systems that will pave the way to new ICT opportunities and to the next-generation network
Research and development leading to the creation of communication services
Human-centric innovative research and development on the new symbiosis between the real world and the cyber world as development of the cyber world rapidly accelerates
Interdisciplinary research into social values, security, privacy, ethics, laws and regulation, and beyond, toward transformation and development of sophisticated social systems and human societies through ICT
Research on innovative computer science and data science that enables the processing of data that has been difficult to handle in terms of size and complexity and creates useful value for people and society
Research and development of future network infrastructure technologies
Research and development of network architecture and the infrastructure technologies, communications traffic, quality and operations, etc. that support the network system, to create future network services
Research and development of access systems, wireless access, optical fiber access, infrastructure and operation technologies, etc. that will create a smart society
Research and development of technology for extremely clean next-generation energy, environmental impact reduction, and global environment future prediction and adaptation, etc.
Cutting-edge research and development leading to the creation of new far-sighted principles and concepts
Research and development of innovative communication technologies to establish fundamentals of future networks and their services
Research and development of novel cutting-edge technologies and materials that will create value for people, business and society by combining photonics and electronics
Discovery and creation of new approaches and concepts in intelligent communication, media information, and human science to revolutionize information communication technologies
Discovery of novel concepts in the field of network technology to overcome the present limitations in speed, capacity and size