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Motorola Solutions launches broadband communication service in Japan

Published 24 May 2019 11:08 CET | Japan

Motorola Solutions launched Wave broadband push-to-talk in Japan, a communication service that connects enterprise teams with instant and reliable, group-based communication. ...

NTT Data inaugurates AI Center of Excellence

Published 23 May 2019 12:15 CET | Japan, World

NTT Data has opened its Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence (AI CoE). The facility is a network of engineers with specialized skills related to AI at NTT Data ...

Docomo, Tohoku Univ develop AI service for periodontal disease detection

Published 23 May 2019 11:13 CET | Japan

NTT Docomo and Tohoku University have started the development of an AI-based service that will be used in the detection of periodontal disease. The service will photograph a ...

KDDI, Sumimoto to enter Myanmar's mobile game industry

Published 22 May 2019 17:13 CET | Japan, Myanmar

KDDI and Sumimoto plan to jointly operate a mobile game publishing business in Myanmar through Funcreate Myanmar (FCM), a subsidiary of Singapore-based joint venture ...

Sercomm, Altiostar launch virtualised small cells

Published 21 May 2019 11:51 CET | Japan, World

Sercomm and Altiostar jointly announced the deployment of what they call the world's first virtualised small cells which combine Sercomm's optimised hardware design with ...

SoftBank to pay dividend of JPY 37.50 per share

Published 21 May 2019 11:08 CET | Japan, World

SoftBank's board of directors has resolved the distribution of dividend of JPY 37.50 per share or a total of JPY 179,518 million for the fiscal year ending 31 March 2019, ...

NTT Com's FY revenue grows 4.4%

Published 21 May 2019 09:16 CET | Japan

NTT Communications (NTT Com), the data and IP services arm of NTT Group, reported revenues of JPY 1.39 trillion for the year ended 31 March 2019, which represents an increase ...

NTT Com reshuffles management team

Published 21 May 2019 08:48 CET | Japan

NTT Communications (NTT Com), the ICT services and international communications business within the NTT Group, has appointed Akiko Kudo as its senior vice-president, head of ...

Japan's Parliament to ask operators to reduce mobile phone fees

Published 20 May 2019 17:50 CET | Japan

Japan's bicameral legislature The Diet enacted a legal revision on 17 May aimed at lowering mobile phone fees and stimulating competition in the country's saturated telecoms ...

Japan plans to create 10 bln 14-digit phone numbers

Published 20 May 2019 14:39 CET | Japan

Japan's communications ministry plans to create for assignment some 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers starting with the code 020 as the 5G era approaches nears and 11-digit ...

KDDI's FY revenue almost flat, profit jumps nearly 8%

Published 20 May 2019 11:42 CET | Japan

Japanese operator KDDI saw its operating revenue slightly increase by 0.8 percent year-on-year to JPY 5.08 trillion in the fiscal year ended 31 March 2019. This reflected ...

KDDI to slash mobile rates by 40%, expand tariff plan offering

Published 20 May 2019 11:19 CET | Japan

Back in April, market rival NTT Docomo also announced plans to cut its mobile phone charges by up to 40 percent starting in June. Docomo plans to offer two basic service ...

Rakuten launches 'Rakuten Live' video streaming service

Published 20 May 2019 07:50 CET | Japan

Japanese operator Rakuten has launched a live video streaming service dubbed 'Rakuten Live'. The Rakuten Live platform is designed to enable artists, celebrities and general ...

KDDI launches 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' postpaid offering

Published 17 May 2019 12:18 CET | Japan

Japanese operator KDDI and Okinawa Cellular have introduced the 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' offering. Starting 1 June, customers will be able to subscribe to the 'au Flat Plan 7 ...

Docomo develops drone propelled with ultrasonic vibrations

Published 17 May 2019 12:07 CET | Japan

Japanese operator NTT Docomo has developed a blimp-style drone that is propelled through the air with ultrasonic vibrations. The product is expected to be used in homes, ...

KDDI launches 'Family Discount Plus' offering

Published 16 May 2019 21:17 CET | Japan

The 'Family Discount Plus'service offers discounts on monthly charges for families that join eligible service plans, with larger discounts for more family member ...

Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March

Published 16 May 2019 21:08 CET | Japan

Japan ended March 2019 with 175.3 million mobile customers, up from 172.6 million in the quarter ended December 2018. Mobile operator Softbank had 41.6 million mobile ...

Colt to connect to Oracle FastConnect in Japan

Published 16 May 2019 11:23 CET | Japan

Colt Technology Services has announced it will offer dedicated and private access to Oracle Cloud in Japan through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect. Global and ...

Rakuten, The H Collective create JV to distribute motion pictures in Japan

Published 16 May 2019 11:13 CET | Japan

Under the investment agreement, Rakuten has provided financing to Brightburn, The H Collective's first globally released feature film starring Elizabeth Banks and produced by ...

Rakuten Mobile adopts Allot network-based traffic management, security services

Published 15 May 2019 12:40 CET | Japan

Allot has signed a partnership agreement with Rakuten Mobile, a subsidiary of Rakuten, to provide virtualized security services. Rakuten Mobile will use Allot's network-based ...

IIJ's FY profit plunges nearly 50%, revenues climb 9%

Published 15 May 2019 12:08 CET | Japan

Japanese internet and network services provider Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) posted total revenues of JPY 192.3 billion for the year ended 31 March 2019, which represents ...

NTT's FY revenues flat, profit declines

Published 14 May 2019 08:47 CET | Japan

Japanese operator NTT reported operating revenues of JPY 11.8 trillion for the year ended 31 March 2019, which represents an increase of 0.8 percent year-on-year. Operating ...

Softbank to take control of Yahoo Japan through capital injection

Published 08 May 2019 14:39 CET | Japan

Japanese operator Softbank announced an agreement to take control of Yahoo Japan. Through a new issue of shares by Yahoo Japan, Softbank will increase its stake for a total ...

Softbank's FY profit up 6%, adds 1.8 mln subscribers

Published 08 May 2019 11:42 CET | Japan

Softbank saw its net profit jump 5 percent to JPY 425.5 billion in the fiscal year ended 31 March 2019 from JPY 401.4 billion a year earlier. For the fiscal year ended 31 ...

Rakuten receives approval to complete investment in Altiostar

Published 07 May 2019 11:29 CET | Japan, United States | Update: 08 May 2019 15:50 CET

Japanese operator Rakuten said it has received approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US to complete its investment in the US-based mobile technology ...

 

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