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Kyocera, Ube To Establish JV - Quick Facts

(RTTNews) - In order to meet the rising demand for key components enabling the expansion of 5G technology, Kyocera Corp. has agreed to acquire 51% of the shares of Ube Electronics, Ltd., a division of Ube Industries. Kyocera and Ube Industries will establish a joint venture to manufacture ceramic filters for 5G base station.

The 5G technology involves two types of base stations: macro-cell base stations; and small-cell base stations. Ceramic filters, a key product of Ube Electronics, are important components enabling macro cell base stations.

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