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TOKYO, Sept 6- NTT DoCoMo Inc will begin selling Apple Inc's iPhone as early as this autumn, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, as it seeks to halt a loss of market share to rivals already offering Japan's most popular smartphone.
TOKYO, Sept 6- NTT DoCoMo Inc, Japan's largest mobile carrier, will begin selling Apple Inc's iPhone as early as this autumn, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Apple is expected to unveil the latest version of its iPhone at an event on Sept. 10.
Sept 6- Japan's NTT DoCoMo Inc is expected to offer Apple Inc's iPhone as early as autumn, catching up with rivals KDDI Corp and SoftBank Corp, the Nikkei said. Apple is expected to unveil iPhone's latest version on Tuesday. DoCoMo's marketing partnership with Apple is likely to be announced the same day, the Nikkei said, without quoting any sources.
TOKYO, Aug 6- Japan's Nikkei share average is likely to lose ground for the second day in a row on Tuesday on the yen's strength against the dollar, while most investors are expected to hug the sidelines due to the summer lull and lack of market-moving catalysts.
TOKYO, July 30- Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank Corp's profit surged to a quarterly record as it consolidated online game maker Gungho Online Entertainment under billionaire founder Masayoshi Son's drive to build a mobile Internet empire.
TOKYO, July 5- NTT DoCoMo Inc, Japan's largest mobile provider and a pioneer of the mobile Internet, is one of just a few holdouts among the world's big mobile carriers not offering Apple Inc's iPhone to its 60 million customers. "We're trying to develop a lifestyle system," NTT DoCoMo CEO Kaoru Kato told Reuters in an interview this week.
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Japan's dominant mobile carrier NTT Docomo said it lost 40,800 subscribers on a net basis in November, as users switched to Softbank and KDDI to grab an Apple iPhone 5 supplied in Japan.
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*Honda falls after cutting profit forecast. TOKYO, Oct 29- Japan's Nikkei share average ended flat on Monday as disappointment about a profit warning from Honda Motor Co was balanced by hopes that the Bank of Japan will substantially expand its easing programme when it meets on Tuesday.
TOKYO, Oct 29- Japan's Nikkei share average ended flat on Monday as disappointment about profit warnings from Honda Motor Co and NTT DoCoMo Inc balanced hopes that the Bank of Japan will substantially expand its easing programme when it meets on Tuesday. The Nikkei dipped 3.7 points to 8,929.34 after tumbling off a four-week high on Friday.
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TOKYO, Oct 26- Japan's Nikkei share average was knocked off a four-week high on Friday on concern that Chinese funds face heavy redemptions after a poor quarterly performance, and as disappointing earnings from Fanuc Ltd dragged.
The unlikely success story of Softbank Corp. President Masayoshi Son has taken another leap with his latest mega-deal, announced Monday, to take a 70 percent stake in U.S. mobile phone carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20 billion.
TOKYO, Oct 12- Softbank Corp chief Masayoshi Son told reporters last week he decided to buy a smaller rival for $1.84 billion on an impulse- small change for someone who Forbes estimates lost $18 billion in the dotcom bust, but an unusual move in staid Japan.
TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's Softbank Corp said on Friday it is in talks with Sprint Nextel Corp about investing in the U.S. telecoms firm, but nothing has been decided.
*Deal could lead to Sprint buying Clearwire- analysts. *Sprint, Clearwire soar in afternoon trade; MetroPCS down. The Japanese company might also be aiming to use Sprint as a vehicle to make a run at smaller Sprint peer MetroPCS Communications Inc, a two-step transaction that would potentially cost more than 2 trillion yen, according to a Nikkei report.