KDDI Posts 3G Success, Raises Forecast

Here’s a lesson for telecom companies: cheaper, but good enough, will win out over more expensive technology – even if that other technology is “better” from a technology standpoint. This is the same mistake technologists always make in believing that the “better” solution will win, even when “better” in the eyes of the consumer doesn’t just focus on the technology, but many other factors as well. So, it’s really not a surprise that KDDI’s slower, but cheaper 1x service is beating the pants off DoCoMo’s 3G offering. KDDI reported that there’s strong demand for their service, and they’re even raising their estimates, based on the demand.

Filed Under:

Add Your Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here

Comment Options:

Make this the or (get credits or sign in to see balance) what's this?

What's this?

Techdirt community members with Techdirt Credits can spotlight a comment as either the "First Word" or "Last Word" on a particular comment thread. Credits can be purchased at the Techdirt Insider Shop »

Follow Techdirt

Techdirt Daily Newsletter

Techdirt Deals
Techdirt Insider Discord
The latest chatter on the Techdirt Insider Discord channel...