Softbank Mobile

  1. iPhone 3G Gets Japan Release Date

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Softbank Mobile and Apple announced June 9 that the iPhone 3G will be available in Japan on July 11. “I am delighted at this opportunity to partner with Apple,” said Softbank Mobile (SBM) chairman/CEO Masayoshi Son in a statement. “SBM’s and Apple ...

  2. iPhone Coming To Japan

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Leading Japanese telecom Softbank Mobile said June 4 that it has signed an agreement with Apple Computer to bring the iPhone to Japan later this year. No further details were available at press time. Global ...

  3. Reports: Apple Gearing Up For Japan iPhone Launch

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Unconfirmed media reports say Apple Computer is holding talks with Japanese mobile carriers as it prepares for the expected launch of the iPhone in Japan next year. According to the reports, major Japanese telecoms NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank Mobile a ...

  4. EMI Japan Presses Button On Mobile Download Site

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Japan has launched a mobile download site on NTT's docomo i-mode and Softbank Mobile's Yahoo! Mobile (Y!keitai) service. The MOBAEMI mobile site will also be available on Japan's other main mobile phone service, KDDI' ...

  5. MyMTV Mobile SNS Goes Live In Japan

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Viacom International Japan K.K., a 100%-owned subsidiary of music-TV service MTV Networks, has today launched Japan's first mobile entertainment social-networking service. The myMTV service claims to be the first in the country to use a downl ...