Sharp develops smartphone feature that speaks for itself

Business Nov 14, 2014

Sharp develops smartphone feature that speaks for itself

by Kazuaki Nagata

Premium smartphone models have become powerful communications and entertainment tools with bigger and clearer screens, high-spec processors and camera quality as good as their compact digital counterparts. But it has become tough for handset makers to differentiate themselves from their rivals, as hardware variations in ...

Business / Corporate Feb 10, 2014

NTT may be allowed to discount combined services

The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry will consider a proposal to let the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. group offer discount services for bundling mobile and fiber-optic or fixed-line services, government sources said Monday. While rival carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Mobile Corp. are allowed ...

Business / Economy Mar 28, 2013

Mobile service now available on all Tokyo subway lines

The last stretch of Toei Subway's four lines was connected to the mobile phone network Wednesday, making mobile access available on all Tokyo subway lines. Tokyo Metro Co., the other, larger subway operator in the capital, took all nine of its lines online last week, ...