Samsung Mobile WiMAX¢â Wave2 Products Receive ‘WiMAX Forum Certified Seal of Approva’

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Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of Mobile WiMAX¢¢ solutions, announced today it has been awarded with the world¡¯s first WiMAX Forum Wave2 certification for both ¡®Base Station¡¯ and ¡®Mobile Station¡¯ which support the 2.5GHz band, at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008, in Amsterdam. The Mobile WiMAX Certified products are commercial grade ¡®Mobile WiMAX Wave2 Base Station¡¯ and ¡®Mobile Station,¡¯ …

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DoCoMo to cut fees to compete with rivals (Japan)

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Japan’s leading mobile operator by subscribers NTT DoCoMo has revealed it is cutting its monthly mobile tariffs in a bid to match rivals KDDI and Softbank Mobile, as the domestic mobile price war begins to intensify. DoCoMo still controls roughly half the market but has seen its share whittled away by its rivals in the past year. This month, KDDI …

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Apple cuts the price of 3G iPhone (USA)

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Apple has unveiled its second generation iPhone, a 3G device that will sell from 127 euros (US$199). As expected, Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the wraps off the new HSDPA device at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco on Monday. The phone features a new camera, a GPS chip and a contacts and calendar suite called MobileMe aimed at …

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Softbank inks deal with Apple to sell iPhone in Japan

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Softbank Corp and Apple have struck a deal to allow the Japanese operator to sell the vendor’s innovative iPhone handset by the end of this year, Reuters reports citing a Softbank statement. Softbank, the nation’s third largest mobile provider behind NTT DoCoMo and KDDI, did not provide any specific details of the deal, nor did it say whether it would …

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MRV deploys optical multi-service platform for Softbank

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MRV Communications has completed the rollout of a Fibre Driver optical multi-service platform for Softbank Telecom as the basis for the latter’s nationwide ATM access network in Japan. The deployment was completed using bi-directional single fibre capability that allows the telco to reduce its overall fibre requirements and lower its operating costs. Wireless Mobile Telecom Wireless News    

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