Published on November 22nd,2010 at 1:47 PM
By >Akihabara News Team

[Offbeat] Horiemon Loves iPhone, but Hates SoftBank’s Corporate Stance, SIM-locking

[Offbeat] Horiemon Loves iPhone, but Hates SoftBank's Corporate Stance, SIM-locking

Takafumi Horie, controversial enterpreneur and former CEO of Japanese web portal service Livedoor (before being arrested on suspicion of securities fraud and money laundering, which many claim was a politically-motivated conspiracy to discredit him, his business, and his “un-Japanese” ways), has revealed in a series of tweets that he is very satisfied with his iPhone, lauding its graphical interface and Apple’s deep integration between hardware and software – to the point of blasting current-generation Android phones; but is less impressed with SoftBank’s piss-poor network and the company’s seemingly un-customer-oriented services, voicing his decision (or impending decision) to switch to Nippon Tsushin, a small outfit that buys surplus network bandwidth from SoftBank competitor NTT Docomo and sells imported non-SIM-locked iPhones.

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Comments
 

  • Felix

    Nippon Tsushin web site, please?

 

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