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Telefonica, Rakuten strike open RAN deal

Telefonica articulated its approach to open RAN, as it announced a partnership with Japan-based operator …

Rakuten boss quits Lyft board

Rakuten chairman and CEO Hiroshi (Mickey) Mikitani (pictured) resigned as a director of taxi-booking company …

Rakuten Mobile accelerates coverage target

Rakuten Mobile set the ambitious target of having full population coverage in 2021, as the …

Rakuten Mobile hails strong consumer interest

Rakuten Mobile received more than 1 million applications for its free unlimited 4G service in …

Singapore office leads Rakuten Mobile global push

Rakuten Mobile established an international headquarters in Singapore to spearhead the global launch of its …

Rakuten Mobile delays 5G launch

Rakuten Mobile, which last month became the fourth mobile operator in Japan after deploying a …

Rakuten Mobile defends subs growth

Rakuten Mobile chairman and CEO Mickey Mikitani (pictured) insisted uptake of a free mobile service …

Blog: Is Rakuten Mobile off to a slow start?

More than seven weeks after Rakuten Mobile started accepting applications for its free unlimited 4G …

Mobile Mix: Rakuten rocks up in Japan

Joseph has all the action from Rakuten’s network launch in Tokyo, as the disruptive operator …

Rakuten, Vodafone fund mobile satellite network

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and Vodafone Group became lead investors backing a start-up project to …