Japan ends September with 164 mln mobile subscribers

Friday 24 November 2017 | 13:08 CET | News
Japan ended September with 164.1 million mobile customers, up from 163.1 million in the June quarter. Mobile operator Softbank had 39.10 million mobile subscribers in the quarter ended 30 September, up from 38.88 million in June, according to a report from the Telecommunications Carrier Association (TCA). KDDI (au) ended September with 49.66 million subscribers in total, up from 49.10 million at end-June. NTT Docomo's subscriber base topped 75.36 million users at 30 September, up from 75.11 million in June.

Japan also had 27.10 million broadband wireless access subscribers at end-September, served by Wimax services provider UQ Communications. At 30 September, there were also 132,300 radio paging users in Japan.

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