Samsung Wins 3G Order From KDDI
Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s second-largest handset maker, said it won orders to supply Japan’s KDDI Corp. with $800 million worth of telco equipment for 3G mobile phone services. Samsung was selected as the sole supplier of high-speed mobile-phone network equipment for Japan’s second-largest cell-phone operator said, Suwon, South Korea-based Samsung in an e-mail.
The equipment will be used for a future service from KDDI based on “evolution data only,” or EV-DO, technology, that will allow data downloads of 1.8 megabits per second, or 12 times the speed of current systems, according to the statement. Continue >>