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According to the Nikkei, via Bloomberg, all four major Japanese telcos are moving one step closer to building out their 4G networks, with infrastructure investments pegged at $10 billion. DoCoMo alone is said to have budgeted nearly half of that amount, to enable data delivery at near fiber speeds, with service launch expected in fiscal 2010 with the others set to follow by 2012.
NTT Docomo Inc., Japanâ€™s largest mobile phone operator, KDDI Corp., Softbank Mobile Corp. and Emobile Ltd. will apply to the government for licenses for the new standard by May 7, the Nikkei said, without saying where it obtained the information.
Plenty of reference material – Available Here – on the LTE plan from DoCoMo.
Some sage advise when entering new turf; Stop, Look and Listen.. it’s also good to secure a local guide. Japan is the cradle of mobile civilization – we have been dedicated to this space since 2001 – trust our archives here offer some useful material.
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