Beyond the Internet
discovering the power of photonics

NTT pioneers a shift from electronics to photonics-based networking with IOWN, collaborating globally to create an ultra-fast, low-power, and inclusive internet for a sustainable future.

Turning Science Fiction Into Science Fact

IOWN benefits

To realize the potential of the digital age to transform our lives, we need a new digital infrastructure that is fast and sustainable. IOWN moves beyond electronics to embrace photonic technologies approaches that enable a sustainable, secure, connected and immersive future for all.

Innovation articles

Innovating the
future tomorrow

The R&D Forum

The R&D Forum opens its doors to its clients, employees, partners and guests to showcase the innovations they are developing. Discover more about the applications of IOWN through.


Open RAN revolutionizes telecommunications by allowing mobile networks to use components from different suppliers, enhancing flexibility, innovation, and efficiency. This approach lets operators customize networks, improve performance, and reduce costs. Learn more in this report and executive summary.

Innovating the
future today

With data consumption accelerating, and demand for high-speed data soaring, the growth of global O-RAN alliance is tackling the future of connectivity to the next level.