Monday 17 April 2023
Optical communications to help achieve 6G full network coverage
Low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites are expected to be integrated with 6G terrestrial networks (TN), with laser communications anticipated to play a significant role in the future LEO...
Tuesday 27 July 2021
O-RAN in uncertain future
Although Europe's four major telecom operators - Vodafone, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, and Telefonica - had signed memorandum of understanding on the implementation of O-RAN based networks...
Wednesday 15 April 2020
Coretronic Intelligent, KDDI, LG Uplus jointly developing commercial drone solutions
Taiwan-based Coretronic Intelligent Robotics (CIRC), a subsidiary of backlit unit (BLU) maker Coretronic, has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) with KDDI and LG...
Wednesday 23 January 2019
Japan to kick off 5G commercial pre-service in 2019
Japan is pushing its development of 5G networks at full throttle, with its top-three telecom operators - NTT Docomo, KDDI au and SoftBank - set to kick off 5G commercial pre-service...
Saturday 18 February 2017
Digitimes Research: NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, SoftBank step into power supply
Following the liberalization of Japan's low-voltage electricity market beginning April 1, 2016, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and SoftBank, the three largest Japan-based mobile telecom carriers,...
Thursday 19 January 2017
Digitimes Research: KDDI sets up smart drone platform, Rakuten Mobile launches drone
In the Japan market, mobile operator KDDI set up a smart drone platform to store photographs and video in a database in the fourth quarter of 2016, while MVNO (mobile virtual network...
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Digitimes Research: Japan telecom carriers reduce number of smartphones for summer
Two of the top-three Japan-based mobile telecom carriers, NTT DoCoMo and Softbank, have reduced the number of new phones launched for the summer of 2016 as the growth of smartphone...
Wednesday 10 June 2015
Digitimes Research: Japan telecom operators to differentiate smartphones with special features
Smartphones launched by the top-three Japan-based telecom operators for summer 2015 are almost identical in hardware specifications, but the carriers have been trying to differentiate...
Wednesday 15 October 2014
Japan market: KDDI to launch mid-range Firefox smartphones in December
Japan-based mobile operator KDDI will team up with its hardware production partner LG Electronics to release a Firefox-based smartphone in December, targeting the mid-range segment,...
Wednesday 20 August 2014
Japan market: HTC unveils HTC Butterfly 2
HTC has unveiled its new flagship model, the HTC Butterfly 2, in Tokyo in cooperation with KDDI. The smartphone will also be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Malaysia,...
Thursday 18 October 2012
HTC to launch J Butterfly smartphone in Japan through cooperation with KDDI
HTC will launch the HTC J Butterfly, a smartphone customized for mobile telecom carrier KDDI, in the Japan market in early December 2012, according to the company.
Tuesday 25 September 2012
Notebook ODMs expect surging growth in cloud computing business in 2013
As cloud computing business opportunities are expanding, several notebook ODMs have been aggressively pushing their related business segments and expect strong revenue growth from...
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Japan market: WiMAX operator UQ covers a population of 10 million, says company CTO
UQ Communications, a WiMAX operator in Japan, has expanded its network to more than 20,000 base stations to cover a population of 10 million, according to company CTO Fumio Watanabe...
Wednesday 6 June 2012
HTC adjusts strategy for North Asia, shifting focus to Japan
HTC plans to adjust its marketing strategy for North Asia and will shift its resources to focus on the fast growing smartphone market in Japan, while maintaining a basic operating...
Friday 11 March 2011
Sequans powers new HTC WiMAX smartphone for KDDI Japan
4G chipmaker Sequans has announced that it is the provider of the WiMAX chip inside the HTC EVO WiMAX smartphone that was announced in Japan on February 28 by KDDI and HTC.
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