Japan's regulators open market up to MVNOs

Under new rules, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and Softbank will be required to open up their networks to MVNOs that ask to lease bandwidth. In a saturated mobile market like Japan, it doesn't seem like that move will have much impact on the market. Vodafone, which sold its mobile operations to Softbank earlier this year, pulled out of the market because it was floundering in the intense competition. What's more, Softbankcare, Access and dataIPMobile won their own licenses last November.

To read more about Japan's move to open the market to MVNOs:
- read this article from BusinessWeek Online

Suggested Articles

A group of operators are joining forces with the GSMA to develop an interoperable platform to make edge compute capabilities widely available.

An Ericsson exec said it's not fair to compare LTE with DSS. It's not an apples-to-apples comparison.

Nokia is not commenting on reports it's looking at asset sales or possible merger activity.