SPOTLIGHT: Japanese handset makers see 3G as ticket to global markets

Japan's handsets are far and away some of the most technologically advanced around. Like other Asian markets, the early penetration levels of Japan wireless markets made it a thriving environment for handset makers--perhaps too thriving. Many of Japan's OEMs, like Toshiba, were so focused on Japan's booming wireless market that they missed the boat for global domination. The Japanese OEMs now see the emergence of 3G as their second chance. Article


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