Hitachi Wins 3G Order from KDDI
Hitachi said it has won a contract worth over US $800 mn from KDDI Corp. for 3G wireless communications equipment. “We can’t give you specific figures, but the size of the contract exceeds the US$800 mn order KDDI awarded to South Korea’s Samsung Electronics yesterday,” said Hitachi spokeswoman Naoko Okada.
Hitachi plans to ship and install the technology for base-station equipment from March 2006, about the same time that Samsung will install equipment which enables 3G mobile users to access fast multimedia functions. Continue