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Softbank mulling eAccess options, as mobile drives H1 growth

Softbank is reported to be considering its options with regard to its future ownership of fellow Japanese operator eAccess, a company it agreed to acquire shortly before announcing a megadeal to take control of US operator Sprint

Sprint confirms Softbank talks

Sprint confirmed it is holding talks with Japanese hi-tech company Softbank, which could see Softbank …

Japan gets second LTE data network

Japanese operator EMOBILE has launched the second LTE network in the country. Based on FDD-LTE the network offers download speeds of up to 75Mb/s and upload speeds of up to 25Mb/s

Report: Japans eMobile to enter smartphone market

Japan’s data-centric mobile operator eMobile is expected to start offering smartphones for the first time this summer, a move which will more closely align it with competitive rival offerings

EMOBILE upgrades 3G network to keep ahead of rivals

Japanese mobile data operator doubles HSPA+ speeds as rivals plan move to LTE

Reports: Blackstone buys eMobile stake

US-based asset management firm The Blackstone Group has acquired a 6 percent stake in Japanese operator eMobile for JPY16 billion (US$182 million)

eMobile claims Japans fastest network

Japanese operator eMobile has soft-launched what it claims is the country’s fastest mobile network.

Docomo tops net subscriber gains

Japan’s NTT Docomo recorded the most net new subscriber gains in the fiscal year ended 31 March 2010 – the first time it has topped the pile in four years

eAccess and eMobile forge on with merger plans

Japan’s eAccess and mobile start-up eMobile are reportedly working towards a functional merger.

Japan finalises high-speed network migration

Operators on track to switch-off older PDC networks within two years