DoCoMo to offer Linux-based 3G phones
NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s top mobile operator, aims to offer 3G handsets that run on the Linux-based operating system as early as the second half of 2004, according to a source close to the firm. NEC Corp, one of the core handset suppliers for DoCoMo, said it aimed to offer Linux-based handsets by the end of 2004.
DoCoMo has already offered handset makers specifications of the kind of Linux-based operating system suitable for its 3G handsets in order to help them cut development and manufacturing costs, the source said. Continue >>