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Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)

I just got a text from SoftBank gently reminding me that my beloved carrier is currently running a subsidy program for Apple iPads called iPad for Everybody – in the same vein as the iPhone for Everybody campaign started three ye[...]
Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)
Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)

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JCI Announces MNVO SIM Card Service for Non-SIM-locked iPads

First: iPads in Japan are SIM-locked, making Japanese iPads the only iPads in the world that are tied down to one carrier. Let that sink in for a second. Japan Communications Inc, the Japanese reseller of NTT Docomo cell bandwidth and [...]
JCI Announces MNVO SIM Card Service for Non-SIM-locked iPads

Via Japan Communications Inc.

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iPad is SIM-locked to Softbank in Japan

As you know, in Japan all the mobile phones are locked to the service providers who sell them. Although not long time ago, there was talks about Japanese government reviewing the SIM-lock system, the system is well intact. What’s[...]
iPad is SIM-locked to Softbank in Japan
iPad is SIM-locked to Softbank in Japan

Via Softbank

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Japanese government to unlock the “SIM lock”?

The so-called “SIM lock” system has been such a pain not only for those of us traveling to Japan but also for the Japanese people travelling abroad. It is a strategy imposed by Japan’s service carriers (NTT Docomo, KDDI, Softbank) to p[...]
Japanese government to unlock the “SIM lock”?

Via Yahoo news

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