JTOWER and Rakuten Mobile Collaborating on Infra-Sharing at More Than 100 Facilities and Buildings -Accelerating indoor mobile network development by utilizing Infra-Sharing-

JTOWER Inc. (“JTOWER”) and Rakuten Mobile, Inc. (“Rakuten Mobile”) announced today that Rakuten Mobile has adopted JTOWER’s indoor infrastructure sharing solutions for its network in more than 100 buildings across Japan.

JTOWER’s Infra-Sharing solutions enable mobile carriers to build out their networks in a shorter period of time and with lower costs than if they were to set up their own facilities. Rakuten Mobile is utilizing these solutions inside shopping facilities, office buildings and other indoor locations.

Rakuten Mobile started using JTOWER’s​ solutions in January 2020 and the number of installations has continued to expanded. In October 2021, JTOWER and Rakuten Mobile formed a capital alliance and have been strengthening their collaboration centered on shared infrastructure usage.

JTOWER and Rakuten Mobile are committed to continuing to strengthen their collaboration and promote network development utilizing Infra-Sharing in order to provide best-in-class mobile services.

Examples of facilities where Rakuten Mobile utilizes JTOWER’s indoor Infra-Sharing solutions.

JTOWER has founded in 2012 as the first company of Infra-Sharing in Japan. We are expanding our business mainly for the indoor Infra-Sharing also tower sharing. We will continue to make the Infra-Sharing services that we provide global standards and create our future through businesses expansion with our vision “Infra-Sharing Services from Japan Lead the World”.

About Rakuten Mobile
Rakuten Mobile, Inc. is a Rakuten Group company responsible for mobile communications, centered on its mobile network operator (MNO) business. Through continuous innovation and the deployment of advanced technology, Rakuten Mobile aims to redefine expectations in the mobile communications industry in order to provide appealing and convenient services for diverse customer needs.