Sony, DoCoMo Test Remote Auto Test Drive Over 5G

Having a car in, say, Guam, and driving it from 1,500 miles away in Japan, all by 5G, sounded pretty theoretical. Until suddenly it wasn’t. The car, manufactured by the Sony Corporation and dubbed the New Concept Car SC-1, was out for testing with Docomo Pacific, the largest telco in Guam and the Northern Mariana…

Japan Post Holdings Targets $11.6 Billion With IPO

State-owned Japan Post Holdings received approval Thursday for an initial public offering that could raise ¥1.4 trillion ($11.6 billion), which would make it the country’s biggest IPO in nearly two decades. The Tokyo Stock Exchange said Japan Post Holdings and units Japan Post Bank Co. and Japan Post Insurance Co. are all scheduled to list…

NTT DoCoMo buys 26% into Tata Tele for $2.7 billion

NTT DoCoMo will pay $2.7 billion for a 26 per cent stake in Indian Telecom Tata Teleservices, giving Japan’s top mobile operator a foothold in the world’s fastest-growing major mobile market. DoCoMo’s deal with Tata Teleservices follows a $350 million investment in Bangladesh’s No.3 cellphone carrier, as it speeds up its expansion beyond a mature…