Government panel urges carriers to cut mobile phone fees

Dec 16, 2015

Government panel urges carriers to cut mobile phone fees

A government advisory panel on Wednesday urged mobile phone carriers to offer cheaper price plans for users who do not surf the Web much, and to bring monthly fees to less than ¥5,000. Critics say the price plans of three major carriers are aimed at ...

Online service to make health checks easier

Mar 17, 2015

Online service to make health checks easier

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Undergoing a health examination at a hospital may be a burden for people in today's fast-paced world. But a simple examination kit, by phone company KDDI Corp., that delivers the health results online could soon change all that. The kit, which is branded as Smaho de ...

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 the ...