EAccess Ltd applied on Dec 3 to Japan’s Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications (MPHPT) for a license to build test stations for a mobile telecommunications service adopting TD-CDMA. EAccess, an asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) operator, aims to launch a wireless ADSL service specializing in data communications. The company has applied for several base stations in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
EAccess is the third company that applied for the license for the test stations complying with the TD-CDMA standard, following IP Mobile Corp, a subsidiary of Multimedia Research Institute Corp, and Softbank Corp. NTT Communications Corp and Cable and Wireless Group are also considering joining in the 3G service with TD-CDMA in Japan. Continue >>