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DOCOMO Subscribers Loss and Misreading the iPhone Sales in Japan

Here are how the three main Japanese carriers fared during the month of September: NTT DOCOMO lost 66,800 subscribers, au/KDDI gained 232,700 and SoftBank 270,700. DOCOMO loses market share again, SoftBank is the top carrier in terms of subscribers gain for 21 months in a row1 and au/KDDI continues the nice streak started a year […]

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DOCOMO Offers Evernote Premium

IT Media: On October 1, Evernote and NTT DOCOMO launched a campaign offering a one year premium subscription to the cloud service This is not a new deal per se (it actually dates back to 2010, the same year the company opened its Tokyo bureau), as the two companies have had a similar agreement for […]

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Japan iPhone 5s/c Sales, A Week In

Following up on the massive win for the iPhone during the launch weekend, let’s look at how the iPhone behaved now that we have a full week of sales. Weekly phone sales ranking Here are BCN‘s rankings, from Sept 23 to 29: iPhone 5 16GB (au/KDDI) — was #3 (+2) iPhone 5s 64GB (SoftBank) — was #2 […]

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Sony Releases Virtual Money App and Reader

Sony.co.jp: A simple design allowed to achieve a size roughly equal to a card This or iPad. A free app will give you access to the balance and history and, apparently, charging the card will also be possible through the app. The phone uses Bluetooth to connect to the card-reader which, in turn, uses RFID […]

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Twitter Lifeline Gets Expanded

Gaby Pena, on the Twitter blog: Today, we’re launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information from credible organizations during emergencies, natural disasters or moments when other communications services aren’t accessible. This feature was actually launched a year ago in Japan, an initiative […]

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Anywhere I can buy a used iPhone 4S

Is there anywhere in Japan that sells used iPhones (preferably a 16GB 4S) without having to sign a mobile wireless plan? I guess that'd be an unlocked phone.See More
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docomo vs. softbank

Hi all. I've been a Softbank iPhone user for 3 years now. Have had the iPhone 5 since it came out. Now that Docomo has the iPhone, I wonder if any of you out there have looked into how the plans compare. Or how the networks compare. Used to be…See More
Oct 31, 2013
mavis replied to Danny's discussion iPhone 5S reservation in the group iPhone in Japan
"Also, just an FYI - I've preordered every iPhone sold in Japan since the 3G in 2008 (yes, every year - in fact , this is the first time I WON'T be getting the latest and greatest) ... Anyway, SoftBank NEVER releases pricing information in…"
Sep 14, 2013
 
 
 

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