Brandenburger Tor
Nov. 15–16, 2018 – Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Yoji Kishi

KDDI Research, Japan

Mr. Yoji Kishi received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, in 1989 and 1991, respectively. 

He joined Kokusai Denshin Denwa Co., Ltd. (now KDDI Corp.) in 1991, where he has been engaged in research and development on the operation planning of telecommunications networks. The topics include 2nd generation digital cellular networks, 3rd generation IMT-2000 networks, 4th generation LTE networks and Non-geostationary mobile satellite networks.

From 2012 to 2016, he was in solution engineering division in KDDI headquaters, where he led an engineering team for enterprize customers to develop online-to-offline solutions.

He has been executive director in KDDI Research Inc. since 2016 and leads research and development activities towards 5G and its beyond.

He received the Young Researchers Award from IEICE and the Meritorious Award on Radio from the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses(ARIB) in 1998 and 1999, respectively.


5G Trial and PoC in KDDI

My presentation deals with our activities towards 5G in KDDI. These include field trial of 5G and its related applications such as ultra high-definition video stream transmission from drone and Virtual Reality.

Our proof-of-concept on the future mobile network architecture will also be presented.