KDDI, to sell new iPhone in Japan

KDDI, to sell new iPhone in Japan
Corp. Apple, confirmed on Wednesday that Japan's KDDI Corp. mobile carrier will sell the iPhone in the latter country, breaking the Softbank Corporation exclusive hold on popular smartphones in Japan.

California electronics manufacturer, which rolled out new iPhone 4S earlier in the day, according to the Japanese site, which KDDI Au in mobile phone stores will sell the new iPhone, which will be launched in Japan on October 14.

Apple also said that Softbank, which owns exclusive rights to IPad Tablet PC from Apple, will sell the new phone from the beginning of the day.

KDDI, said Wednesday it will sell the iPhone 4S in Japan, but makes no other podrobnostey.Kompaniya said it had not made any decisions on the appropriateness of the other products Apple, such as IPad.

KDDI said it will disclose more details of its plans to sell iPhone 4S in the coming days.

Move breaks believe that Softbank, the third largest in the country of mobile phone company by subscribers, were more than Apple's iPhone since its release in the country in 2008 godu.Populyarnost phone from Apple to other domestic proposals to help the company first in terms of subscriber growth basis for several months.

Softbank shares fell after the September 22 report that KDDI has broken its exclusive control over the products of Apple. The company's shares fell 12% in the day to ¥ 2282 ($ 29.77).

Immediately after the Wednesday market open, shares of Softbank was up 1.4% in 2385 yen. KDDI shares rose 1.4% to ¥ 566 000.

Earlier this month, the U.S. mobile phone carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. confirmed it will begin selling a new version of the iPhone in the United States, filling a huge hole in the line number of the country and prevent the carrier's three larger competitors Verizon Wireless and AT & T Inc. running away from where the bulk of subscribers of wireless industry and profits.

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