NTT Docomo reopens reservations for Huawei smartphones

Business / Tech Aug 21, 2019

NTT Docomo reopens reservations for Huawei smartphones

Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc. on Wednesday restarted accepting orders for a new smartphone model made by Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. Docomo had previously started accepting orders for new smartphone model the P30 Pro HW-02L in May but later suspended the ...

Business Aug 6, 2019

NTT Docomo, KDDI log lower profits in April-June

Major mobile phone carriers NTT Docomo Inc. and KDDI Corp. saw their consolidated net profits drop in April-June while rival SoftBank Corp.'s net profit rose in the fiscal first quarter. Docomo's net profit fell 11.9 percent from a year before to ¥192.3 billion, squeezed by ...

KDDI and SoftBank to sell Huawei smartphones

Business / Corporate Aug 6, 2019

KDDI and SoftBank to sell Huawei smartphones

Mobile phone carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. has said that they will sell a new smartphone model made by Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. The move, announced Monday, ends months of delays in the product's release by major Japanese mobile operators who ...

DiDi Mobility Japan starts taxi-hailing service in Aichi

Business / Corporate Aug 1, 2019

DiDi Mobility Japan starts taxi-hailing service in Aichi

DiDi Mobility Japan Corp. began offering its taxi-hailing service, used via smartphones, in Aichi Prefecture on Wednesday. Aichi is the ninth area in Japan where the service, offered by the Tokyo-based joint venture between SoftBank Corp. and Chinese ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing, is available. The ...

SoftBank and ride hailing app Grab investing $2 billion in Indonesia

Business Jul 30, 2019

SoftBank and ride hailing app Grab investing $2 billion in Indonesia

SoftBank and Southeast Asian ride hailing app Grab say they're investing $2 billion in Indonesia over the next five years. Grab made the announcement after a meeting Monday between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and executives from Grab and its major investor, SoftBank. Grab is using money ...