A week in tech

A round up of all the tech stories from Japan and Korea.

A week in Japan tech

Telecommunication

- Fusion Communications to start a service that would cut charges on calls from fixed phones to cellular handsets by 20-50%. The firm will charge 60 yen for three minutes, compared with the current 80-120 yen. The telecom company is expected to file an application for the new service with the Telecommunications Ministry on Thursday at the earliest, intending to launch operations on Feb 14.

Mobile Wireless

- NTT DoCoMo to replace the battery packs in about 840,000 camera-equipped mobile phones made by NEC due to a glitch that caused handsets to overheat. The move, affecting the hot-selling N504iS...

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