3G: Big In Japan

In case you weren’t paying attention, 3G is apparently a hit in Japan. And, despite DoCoMo’s recent resurgence, it appears that KDDI is still considered the leader with 94% of the market. Of course, some of that depends on how you define 3G, but we won’t bother with that debate right now (KDDI is using 1x, which many consider to be 2.5G, compared to DoCoMo’s WCDMA technology). In the meantime, all KDDI cares about is all that money rolling in from their customers. Update: Here’s a nice chart showing 3G adoption in Japan, saying that it’s now at 6.3% of the population.

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