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Rakuten Mobile launches 5G service, Un-Limit V plan, Rakuten Big 5G smartphone

Thursday 1 October 2020 | 09:18 CET | News
Rakuten Mobile commercially launched its fully virtualized mobile network in April this year, and is now offering customers 4G and 5G combined in one plan called the Rakuten Un-Limit V, at the same price as 4G.

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