- Yahoo BB is to break even within several months, according to Softbank. The recent sharp growth in subscribers is attributed to its BB Phone Internet-based phone service. The Softbank group is prepared to raise the necessary funds to be employed in sales and facilities when cash flow turns positive, and plans to offer a cable TV service nationwide.
- Internet Initiative Japan IIJ is to launch a systems configuration service for start-ups that allows new businesses to lease space as required on servers and hard disks at its data centres. IIJ will configure systems for clients on leased server and hard-disk space at 11 nationwide data centres, which will be connected via...