Editorials Nov 8, 2018

Make real cuts to cellphone charges

The carriers need to continue their efforts to improve their services while reducing the charges for consumers through more efficient operation and use of their resources.

Business May 16, 2018

Line, Marui and KDDI look for slice of the securities industry

Companies in telecommunications, retail and other sectors are entering the securities industry in Japan, aiming to provide young people with financial services that can be conveniently used with credit cards or smartphones. Earlier this year, mobile phone carrier KDDI Corp., messaging app provider Line Corp. ...

Business / Corporate Nov 23, 2017

KDDI to buy English school operator Aeon Corp. in January

Mobile carrier KDDI Corp. will wholly acquire Aeon Corp., the nation's second-largest English conversation school operator, in January in a step to expand its business into the education field. KDDI said Wednesday it will acquire all shares in Aeon held by its founding family members ...

Google linked to internet disruptions in Japan

National Aug 26, 2017

Google linked to internet disruptions in Japan

A widespread internet disruption hit Japan on Friday, blocking access to banking and train reservation services as well as gaming sites. The disruption was limited to the networks of NTT Communications Corp. and KDDI Corp. NTT Communications, which runs the OCN internet service, said the problem ...