A week in tech

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- Japanese Internet firm Softbank asked a court to block a government plan for distributing high-speed bandwidth to mobile phone operators that would bar entrants until 2012. The company argued the plan favoured the existing top two mobile phone operators - NTT DoCoMo and KDDI - in the 800mhz band used for third-generation 3G services, impeding Softbank's own plans for the business. The suit filed with the Tokyo District Court asks for an injunction to halt the plan and the adoption of a new system. Softbank said its participation in the ADSL asymmetric digital subscriber line internet business helped it create competition resulting in the lowest...

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