In what could have far-reaching effects on the future of wireless handsets, Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo announced a partnership with Aquafairy, a Japanese manufacturer of portable fuel-cells. As part of the deal, DoCoMo will buy a 36.5 percent stake in Aquafairy. The companies announced that a portable phone recharger for 3G FOMA handsets that uses hydrogen fuel-cell technology is already in development.
For more on the deal:
- read this report from WirelessWeek