The announcement finally hit the web this week, possibly one of the worst kept secrets in recent times, that SoftBank and Disney have come to terms on rolling out the long-awaited Mickey Mouse MVNO in Japan. An obvious evolution, often speculated during the Vodafone years, for WDIG who launched on i-mode in 2000 and claim over 3M subscribers to their various official content offerings. While Google has dozens of posts about the ‘news’.. Wireless Watch Japan may have a nice little extra scoop!
We got an insidery tip about this last week, however the real juice was related to a certain device that would form the central part of their coming out party next spring. If it’s true, and so far – so good, then you can expect to see an avalanche of digital noise related to the impact of an iphone in Japan. Remember you heard it here first..