May 26, 2014

1.2 million sign up for new Docomo plans

NTT Docomo Inc. said Monday it has received 1.2 million applications for new monthly fee plans that take effect at the beginning of June. A Docomo official said the new plans have been more popular than expected. “More than 60 percent of the applicants ...

Softbank mars credit rating of customers

Oct 2, 2013

Softbank mars credit rating of customers

Softbank Mobile Corp. said that due to a computer programming error, it reported 63,133 customers as “delinquent” to a credit information agency even though they were making installment payments for their mobile phones on time. Credit card companies and financial institutions inquired with the ...

Dec 1, 2012

KDDI, Softbank release iPad mini cellular model

KDDI Corp. and Softbank Mobile Corp. began selling Apple Inc.’s iPad mini Friday with cellular connectivity compatible with high-speed data communications using the LTE network service. KDDI, provider of au mobile communications services, is adding the tablet computer to its lineup in addition to ...