• Kyodo


KDDI Corp. said Monday it will launch ultrafast 5G wireless services later this week, offering a monthly plan with unlimited data for ¥8,650 ($77) to entice customers who want to enjoy video and gaming on the go.

From Thursday, if customers combine a number of promotions, the price of unlimited data use can drop to as low as ¥3,460 for users of au, its mobile phone service. Rivals NTT Docomo Inc. and SoftBank Corp. announced they will start 5G services from Wednesday and Friday, respectively.

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