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New SoftBank Wifi Spot Logo T-Shirt, Already Sold Out

Born out of a tweet by Masayoshi Son, president of SoftBank Co., is a Uniqlo-collaborative t-shirt adorned with the cute Softbank “Wi-Fi Available Here” logo on the front, sold starting today at 950 yen for a limited run of[...]
New SoftBank Wifi Spot Logo T-Shirt, Already Sold Out
New SoftBank Wifi Spot Logo T-Shirt, Already Sold OutNew SoftBank Wifi Spot Logo T-Shirt, Already Sold Out

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[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan

Residents and visitors of New York City will get free wifi access in their public parks soon, various online news outlets announced yesterday. Apparently it’s planned to be limited to only three ten-minute sessions per month before you[...]
[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan
[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan

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Softbank Frameworks let you send packages using Twitter ID

Softbank Frameworks is a logistics company and a subsidiary of Softbank. Recently they have added a new service to their already original service option of “delivery via e-mail address or mobile phone address” . The new ser[...]
Softbank Frameworks let you send packages using Twitter ID
Softbank Frameworks let you send packages using Twitter ID

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Softbank Mobile to offer free ADSL connection alongwith free femtocell

Announced recently, Softbank Mobile will offer free Ubiquisys femtocell 3G access points and free ADSL connection to their customers. As you may know, femtocells are small cellular base stations that connect to service provider’s[...]
Softbank Mobile to offer free ADSL connection alongwith free femtocell
Softbank Mobile to offer free ADSL connection alongwith free femtocell

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Softbank Mobile start offering “unlimited data plan” for usage in abroad

Softbank announced yesterday that starting from July 21, 2010 their subscribers will be able to get an “unlimited data plan” for their global roaming-enabled mobile phones in return for a separate daily charge of up to 1,48[...]
Softbank Mobile start offering “unlimited data plan” for usage in abroad
Softbank Mobile start offering “unlimited data plan” for usage in abroad

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Softbank to accept pre-orders for iPhone 4

The official launch date of iPhone 4 is June 24 but if you are in Japan, you can make sure you are getting yours as soon as it is out as Softbank announced today that they will be accepting pre-orders from next Tuesday, June 15.
Softbank to accept pre-orders for iPhone 4
Softbank to accept pre-orders for iPhone 4

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Softbank and Fujitsu team up to deliver World Cup Matches in HD to Japanese TV

All the 64 matches of the Word Soccer Tournament in South Africa from June 11, 2010 will be delivered in HD on Japanese TV using Fujitsu’s IP-9500 video codec equipment and Softbank Telecomm’s International video transmissi[...]
Softbank and Fujitsu team up to deliver World Cup Matches in HD to Japanese TV
Softbank and Fujitsu team up to deliver World Cup Matches in HD to Japanese TV

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Softbank “Mimamori Camera” to monitor your pets

You must have been wondering what has Pet Monitoring business to do with a mobile phones and service provider…Well, the answer is this very camera can be remotely controlled in real time via  Japanese mobile phones using the R[...]
Softbank “Mimamori Camera” to monitor your pets
Softbank “Mimamori Camera” to monitor your petsSoftbank “Mimamori Camera” to monitor your petsSoftbank “Mimamori Camera” to monitor your pets

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Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !

This morning Softbank announced none the less than 12 new mobile phones in Japan with one common feature… Twitter! Yes Apparently Twitter is starting to be a HUGE thing in Japan and goes far beyond already that MySpace and FaceBook, bu[...]
Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !
Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !Softbank Summer 2010 Collection… It’s Twitter Time Baby !

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[Live]Softbank to introduce new mobile phone now! (Live Video)

Softbank is currently introducing its new Mobile phone collection. Daimaou is at the press conference just for you! Here’s the Live video! Live Broadcast by Ustream.TV
[Live]Softbank to introduce new mobile phone now! (Live Video)

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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

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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”?

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Softbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC Desire

Scheduled to be made available this April, the Android Snapdragon HTC Desire, also known as the X06HT is now, alongside with the Apple iPhone 3GS, among the impressive Smartphones that Softbank offer. Having been announced already, the[...]
Softbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC Desire
Softbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC DesireSoftbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC DesireSoftbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC DesireSoftbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC DesireSoftbank Japan jumping into the Android world with the HTC Desire

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Softbank BB Japan to jump into the Peripheral business with SoftBank Selection

What a particular news and move, SoftBank BB, The owner of Softbank Mobile the 3rd largest Mobile operator (with 21 Million of 3G user), indeed from March 12, the Mobile operator via its Online Store SoftBank Selection, will propose a [...]
Softbank BB Japan to jump into the Peripheral business with SoftBank Selection

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Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !

Announced last November during the Softank Winter Collection, the Sharp 924H KT, the black colored phone featuring the Goddess Hello Kitty is now available to the public in any Softbank store across Japan…
Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !
Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !Get your Hello Kitty Phone 942H KT RIGHT NOW !

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PinPoint the Weather, latest Weather Service by Toshiba and Zenrin DataComm

Toshiba and Zenrin DataComm, announced yesterday the new service for Japanese mobile phones “PinPoint the Weather”. Based on a subscription fee (157 yen a month or 1.17€), the Weather Service is targeted to all Weather Freaks who canno[...]
PinPoint the Weather, latest Weather Service by Toshiba and Zenrin DataComm

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Softbank Hello Kitty Phone, the 942H KT

Based on Softbank new “The Premium5” phone from Sharp, or also known as 942SH, the Hello Kitty Phone is the latest “Most Wanted” features from Japanese consumer. And believe me or not, but Softbank has been ask by many costumers to get[...]
Softbank Hello Kitty Phone, the 942H KT
Softbank Hello Kitty Phone, the 942H KTSoftbank Hello Kitty Phone, the 942H KT

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Softbank also has its Dynapocket, behold the X02T

Only available until today through DoCoMo, the Dynapocket, Toshiba gigantic Windows Phone (Windows Mobile 6.5). which is technically similar to the T-01A sold over at DoCoMo. As of today, only the Softbank version is sold with Windows [...]
Softbank also has its Dynapocket, behold the X02T
Softbank also has its Dynapocket, behold the X02TSoftbank also has its Dynapocket, behold the X02TSoftbank also has its Dynapocket, behold the X02T

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Softbank X01SC, Samsung first Windows Phone to hit the Japanese Market

The X01SC is the Smartphone (Windows Phone) by Samsung running Windows Mobile 6.5 to hit the Japanese market. Our blackberry-like PDA Phone has a full QWERTY keyboard, and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM7225 CPU. Other features includes a[...]
Softbank X01SC, Samsung first Windows Phone to hit the Japanese Market
Softbank X01SC, Samsung first Windows Phone to hit the Japanese MarketSoftbank X01SC, Samsung first Windows Phone to hit the Japanese MarketSoftbank X01SC, Samsung first Windows Phone to hit the Japanese Market

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Softbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst mode

Unlike its brother the Aquos Full Touch, the Aquos shot is mainly aimed at people searching for a compact yet powerful mobile phone with a descent Camera mode. The Aquos Shot offers on top of its 12.1MPix with AF and touch AF, a unique[...]
Softbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst mode
Softbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst modeSoftbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst modeSoftbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst modeSoftbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst modeSoftbank Aquos Shot, 12.1Mpix Camera phone with 100 Burst mode

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Softbank Aquos Full Touch… Half XGA and Wi-Fi

Half XGA 4” touch screen, 8Mpix with AF camera module, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, 1Seg TV tuner and 220MB of internal memory, here you are in a Nutshell, the Sharp Aquos Full Touch or better known as 941SH. Belonging to Softbank new Wi-Fi [...]
Softbank Aquos Full Touch…  Half XGA and Wi-Fi
Softbank Aquos Full Touch…  Half XGA and Wi-FiSoftbank Aquos Full Touch…  Half XGA and Wi-FiSoftbank Aquos Full Touch…  Half XGA and Wi-Fi

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Softbank to release a new Snapdragon 1GHz Android Base phone in 2010

This morning Softbank announced during their Winter 2009 – Spring 2010 New product line-up their intention to propose in Japan a new Android base Smartphone, and that pretty much was all that Softbank was ready to announce this morning[...]
Softbank to release a new Snapdragon 1GHz Android Base phone in 2010
Softbank to release a new Snapdragon 1GHz Android Base phone in 2010

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