Business | INDUSTRY TRENDS Jul 7, 2004

Web surfers turn to fiber optics

by Taiga Uranaka

Japan boasts some of the fastest and cheapest broadband services in the world, thanks to fierce competition waged by new entrants like Softbank Corp. against telecommunications behemoth NTT Corp. While today ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) is the dominant form of high-speed Internet access here, ...