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Rappler's latest stories on KDDI


2 Japanese carriers postpone release of Huawei phones

May 22, 2019 - 4:28 PM

KDDI and SoftBank Corp, the country's number two and number three carriers respectively, say the decision to delay the release of the Huawei handsets was taken to give them time to assess the impact of the US ban

New undersea cable will speed US-Japan connection

Jul 01, 2016 - 1:31 PM

The 5 600 mile 9 000 kilometer FASTER Cable System is aimed at meeting the growing demand for broadband Internet connections between North America and Asia

PLDT's digital pivot spills over to Japan

Jun 18, 2016 - 8:09 AM

The digital pivot won t stop at Tokyo It will continue in Hong Kong Singapore and Malaysia says the chief of PLDT Global

STRONGEST. PLDT's partnership with NTT will  help leverage its position against telecom giants KDDI and SoftBank. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

World's first washable smartphone to debut in Japan

Dec 04, 2015 - 1:54 PM

Telecom company KDDI says its new Digno rafre phone – to be launched in Japan next week – is the only one that can withstand a soapy bath

WASHABLE SMARTPHONES. This picture taken on December 3, 2015 shows Japanese telecom giant KDDI's washable smartphone "Digno rafre", produced by Kyocera at a presentation in Tokyo. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Google to invest in 60Tbps network from US to Asia

Aug 13, 2014 - 1:48 PM

FASTER will connect Los Angeles Portland San Francisco Oregon and Seattle in the US to Japan’s Chikura and Shima and is expected to be finished by Q2 2016