A week in Japan tech
- NTT access fee boost will cut profits at other telecoms companies. The two NTT regional carriers will raise their connection fees by 5% in fiscal 2003 and introduce a burden-sharing adjustment system. With more and more people opting for cheap internet telephony, the telecom companies hesitate to offset the hike by a rise in the fixed-line fees they charge to subscribers.
- NTT develops cell phone equipped with GPS technology. One push on a button on the handset enables users to see on their screen a map showing where they are, send the map over the Internet to...