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Topic: NTT DoCoMo

Intel, Toyota & others create 'big data' consortium for self-driving cars

08/10/2017, 05:08 pm

Several major tech and automotive companies -- including Intel, Toyota, and Ericsson -- on Thursday announced a consortium that will build a "big data" ecosystem for use with self-driving cars, as well as related technologies like driver assist and mapping using real-time data.


Japan considers antitrust action against Apple over iPhone carrier deals

09/23/2016, 09:09 am

The Japanese government is considering pursuing an antitrust case against Apple because of its local carrier deals, a report said on Friday, echoing similar complaints in other countries.


Apple's iPad coming to Japan's largest carrier NTT DOCOMO on June 10

05/28/2014, 04:05 am

Apple and Japanese wireless carrier NTT DOCOMO on Wednesday announced the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will finally hit the country's largest network next month, with preorders starting on June 2.


DoCoMo blames limited stock of Apple's iPhones for worst-ever subscriber loss

10/07/2013, 12:10 pm

Japan's NTT DoCoMo suffered the worst month of customer attrition in the company's history in September, placing blame in part on constrained supplies of Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.


66% of former DoCoMo customers dumped carrier for Apple's iPhone - report

09/13/2013, 10:09 am

Nearly seven out of every ten customers who recently defected from NTT's DoCoMo mobile communications unit switched carriers because of the iPhone, according to new research from Japanese firm Kantar.


DoCoMo said to have promised Apple 40% of sales will be iPhone

09/12/2013, 12:09 pm

The iPhone's long-awaited arrival on Japan's largest carrier could signal big trouble for other smartphone manufacturers, as the carrier has announced that the iPhone 5s and 5c will likely account for 40 percent of its future smartphone contracts.


China Mobile, NTT DoCoMo agreements predicted to drive 35M additional iPhone sales in 2014

09/09/2013, 11:09 am

If Apple were to reach agreements with carriers China Mobile and NTT DoCoMo to offer the iPhone before the end of the year, it would increase the company's addressable market by about 900 million total subscribers, providing a major boost to sales throughout 2014.


Japan's DoCoMo to carry Apple's iPhone starting this fall - report

09/05/2013, 02:09 pm

Japan's largest wireless carrier, NTT DoCoMo, appears to have settled its differences with Apple and will begin supporting the iPhone when it goes on sale this year, according to a new report.


Official with Japan's NTT DoCoMo fuels speculation that carrier will offer Apple's iPhone

08/26/2013, 08:08 am

Comments made by an executive with NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest wireless carrier, have suggested a deal to carry Apple's iPhone could be inked in the near future.


Pressure mounts on Japan's largest carrier as it still refuses to carry Apple's iPhone

07/05/2013, 08:07 am

NTT DoCoMo Inc., the largest wireless carrier in Japan, has lost 3.2 million users over the last 4 and a half years without carrying the iPhone, yet the carrier remains steadfast in refusing to make a deal with Apple.


Japan's largest carrier sees no urgency to get Apple's iPhone

06/27/2013, 11:06 am

Asked when his company might try to win back some customers by carrying Apple's iPhone, a representative of Japan's largest wireless service stayed noncommittal on the issue, saying that Apple's phone is no longer "the god of all smartphones."


Docomo, Samsung team up on smartphone chip venture to challenge Qualcomm

12/27/2011, 03:12 am

Japanese wireless operator NTT Docomo has partnered up with Samsung and several other companies to set up a fabless semiconductor joint venture aimed at producing mobile device chips that will compete with market leader Qualcomm.


Apple's restrictive pre-installed software policy halts NTT DoCoMo iPhone deal

11/15/2011, 07:11 pm

Apple's policy that prevents partners from pre-installing software on the iPhone has stalled a possible partnership with Japan's largest wireless operator NTT DoCoMo.


Apple must publicize iPod nano fix in Japan, iPhone 4 to access DoCoMo

08/06/2010, 09:08 am

Apple has been ordered to inform customers in Japan how to receive a replacement battery for iPod nanos that can catch fire, while a wireless provider has taken steps to allow unlocked iPhone 4 devices on the DoCoMo network.


Piper sees iPod boost; Sybase for iPhone; Japan/Korea rumor

05/19/2008, 06:05 pm

Analysts at Piper Jaffray see iPod shipments on the rise and suggests Apple is bucking fears of a continued downturn. Also, Sybase is readying a native iPhone app, AT&T may offer iPhone insurance, and two carriers in Japan and Korea may launch the iPhone at the same time.