peaking to reporters in Brazil, where he is visiting, Suga said an organization will be set up as early as this fall with cooperation from businesses, academia and government offices for promoting the technology when the Internet is seen to be faced with increasing constraints in achieving higher throughputs of data as well as ensuring data security. The envisaged network is expected to ensure faster and more reliable data transmission, and have more resilience against computer virus attacks and breakdowns. The ministry is hoping Japan will take a lead in development of post-Internet technology and setting global standards, a move that ministry officials believe would help make Japanese companies competitive in the global market for hardware and software using such technology.More info at New Launches.
Japan wants new Internet by 2020
Posted on Saturday, Aug 25 2007 @ 06:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A couple of days ago Japanese communications minister Yoshihide Suga announced Japan will start research and development on a new network that may replace the current Internet by 2020: