NTT Docomo to launch budget 5G smartphone line this year

Business / Corporate Jul 9, 2020

NTT Docomo to launch budget 5G smartphone line this year

NTT Docomo Inc. will begin marketing lower-priced smartphones later this year to promote its fifth-generation, or 5G, advanced wireless service, President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuhiro Yoshizawa said in an interview. The Japanese wireless operator rolled out its 5G service in March. Currently, 5G-compatible smartphones ...

Rise in game addicts prompts Japan to enhance consultation system

National Jun 22, 2020

Rise in game addicts prompts Japan to enhance consultation system

The government is set to strengthen the capacity of consumer affairs centers across the nation to support game addicts and their families, sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The Consumer Affairs Agency plans to build a consultation system that will connect such people with ...

Kanagawa city to set ordinance against 'smartphone zombies'

National May 28, 2020

Kanagawa city to set ordinance against 'smartphone zombies'

The city of Yamato in Kanagawa Prefecture plans to set an ordinance intended to prevent smartphone use while walking. Through the ordinance, the city aims to alert people to the danger of using smartphones while walking, which involves the risk of collisions with other pedestrians ...