Latest KDDI Corp. Stories

2013-03-03 23:03:07

Network infrastructure improvements supporting ultra low-latency, high-bandwidth connectivity between the Western US, Japan and East Asia for companies that transfer media-rich content. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Northern-Virginia based data center provider InfoRelay Online Systems Inc. announced Thursday that it had established direct network connectivity to KDDI Corporation, one of the largest network providers in East Asia. The strategic peering agreement provides optimized,...

2009-04-20 17:55:01

What anyone at the beach or lounging around the pool might want -- a solar-powered, waterproof cell phone -- is coming to Japan soon, KDDI Corp. said Monday. The Japanese telecommunications company said it will begin selling the handsets in June, Kyodo news service reported. PCMag.com reported KDDI is collaborating with Sharp Corp. to introduce the Japanese electronic company's cell phone, which is part of its environmentally friendly Green Road Project. The Web site says Sharp is the first...

2008-11-11 12:10:00

Many of the world's biggest cell phone and credit card companies are testing new ways for consumers to use their cell phones to pay for everyday goods and services. Meanwhile, consumers and firms in Japan are paving the way for the technology to become a way of life for the rest of the world. More than 50 million "“ about half "“ of all cell phone users in Japan currently use phones with payment capabilities. Japan has pioneered not just the technology but also the business...

2008-09-05 18:00:13

Tokyo, Sept. 5 (Jiji Press)--KDDI Corp. said Friday that on Saturday it will launch two high-speed fiber-optic submarine cable lines connecting Japan and Russia. KDDI, Japan's second largest telecommunications operator, laid the cables jointly with Rostelecom, a Russian government-affiliated long-distance carrier. The cables connect Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, and Nakhodka in Russia's Far East. The submarine cables will be linked to European cable networks via existing...

2008-08-28 18:00:27

Tokyo, Aug. 28 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry said Thursday that it has instructed KDDI Corp. to improve its safety control to ensure privacy of communications and system reliability. The major Japanese mobile phone carrier has experienced four cases of system failures since July. The incidents include internet connection failures and delivering e-mails to wrong addresses. The ministry concluded that the failures occurred because KDDI launched services...

2008-06-24 18:02:19

Tokyo, June 24 (Jiji Press)--KDDI Corp. said Tuesday it will start providing a domestic telegram service through a subsidiary in July. KDDI said it plans to provide high-quality telegrams for special occasions, the potentially most demanded segment, for 3,150 yen to 4,200 yen, about 20 pct to 30 pct cheaper than those of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. , which dominates the Japanese telegram market with a share of over 90 pct. Through a tie-up with transport firm Nippon Express Co....

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