NEC to Re-Enter U.S. Mobile Phone Market
Electronics conglomerate NEC Corp. said on Wednesday it would re-enter the U.S. mobile phone market this summer with the popular Internet-ready handsets that have made it Japan’s top cellphone supplier. “We’ll be supplying Internet-enabled phones from this summer, and plan to announce further details in the United States on July 22,” an NEC spokeswoman said.
She declined to comment on a report in the Nihon Keizai newspaper that in the first year, NEC hoped to sell around 200,000 cellphones to AT&T Wireless Services Inc, the number-three mobile carrier in the United States. Continue >>