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Rakuten Mobile loss widens

Rakuten Mobile, the mobile unit of the Japanese e-commerce giant, reported a significantly higher operating …

Rakuten linked to SK Telecom for 5G expertise

Rakuten Mobile, the fourth mobile operator in Japan, is reported to have signed a deal …

Blog: Will Rakuten Mobile be the Jio of Japan?

Rakuten Mobile, the fourth mobile operator in Japan, aims to use technology to gain a …

Rakuten Mobile postpones launch

Rakuten Mobile, the fourth mobile operator in Japan, delayed its nationwide launch planned for next …

Rakuten Mobile scales back launch plans

Rakuten Mobile was forced to scale back its ambitious nationwide launch planned for 1 October, …

Line, Rakuten poised for Taiwan online bank launch

Taiwan’s finance authority issued internet-only banking licences to affiliates of messaging company Line, internet giant …

DMM.com deal brings subs to Rakuten

E-commerce giant Rakuten stepped up its preparations to become Japan’s fourth full mobile network operator, …

Rakuten: AI not a 100% security solution

INTERVIEW: Anand Prasad (pictured), chief information and security officer at Japanese start-up operator Rakuten Mobile, …

Interview: Rakuten Mobile

Ahead of the e-commerce giant’s big plans to become Japan’s 4th mobile operator, Chief Information …

Rakuten Mobile forges 5G deal with NEC

Rakuten Mobile, which plans to launch a network in Japan in October, selected NEC as …