Softbank Mobile

Ericsson and SoftBank Demonstrate Mobility-based Policy for Congested Network Environment

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Ericsson and SoftBank Mobile are working together to further improve the user experience in congested network environments with new Mobility-based Policy. The demonstration connects mobility management and policy control to optimize radio resources and reduce signaling traffic.

SoftBank Mobile Selects Ericsson's Voice over LTE Solution

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Japan's SoftBank Mobile has selected Ericsson to provide and integrate its end-to-end network solution for voice over LTE (VoLTE). With VoLTE as a basis, consumers will get HD voice and video calling alongside other telephony services, while using simultaneous LTE data services on LTE smartphones.

Sequans Demonstrates its LTE Interference Cancellation Technology in Technical Trial with Softbank

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PARIS, France – January 14, 2013 – 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS) today announced the results of a technical trial conducted with leading Japanese mobile operator, Softbank, whereby Sequans’ AIR™ (advanced interference rejection) technology was tested to determine its value in mitigating interference in LTE networks.

SoftBank to Buy 70% Stake in Sprint

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SoftBank  and Sprint Nextel have entered into an agreement under which SoftBank will invest $20.1 billion to acquire 70% Stake in Sprint. Sprint equity holders will own approximately 30% of the shares of New Sprint.

Softbank to Acquire eAccess in Share Exchange Deal

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Japan’s mobile service providers,  SOFTBANK and eAccess have entered into an agreement whereby SOFTBANK will become the sole parent company of eAccess and eAccess will become its wholly-owned subsidiary of SOFTBANK.

SOFTBANK MOBILE Picks NSN to Offer LTE in Japan

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Japan's SOFTBANK MOBILE has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to supply, deploy and integrate its 4G, FDD LTE network. SOFTBANK MOBILE expects to offer LTE services in autumn 2012. Nokia Siemens Networks will also expand SOFTBANK MOBILE’s HSPA+ network to enable new services using the recently allocated 900 MHz frequency band.

Altair Semiconductor Chipset Powers Softbank Mobile's 110Mbps 4G Demonstration

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Hod Hasharon, Israel – October 3, 2011 - Altair Semiconductor (, the world's leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high

Softbank Mobile picks Ericsson for packet core

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Japan's SOFTBANK MOBILE has selected Ericsson for its next-generation multi-access network architecture.

Alcatel-Lucent joins Wireless City Planning, mobile operator led by SOFTBANK, to bring next-generation, high quality mobile broadband services to Japan

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Paris and Tokyo - September 29, 2011 – As smartphone and tablet ownership in Japan continues to fuel demand for video services and social networking, Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) i

Ericsson and Softbank test LTE function to improve cell-edge data rate

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Ericsson and Softbank Mobile are conducting the field demonstration of LTE cooperative transmission control / coordinated scheduling function.

Ubiquisys supplying femtocell access points to Softbank

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Ubiquisys is supplying Softbank Mobile with 3G femtocell access points, company announced today. 

Softbank Mobile mulls TD-LTE for 2.5GHz

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April 22, 2010 - Japanese cellco Softbank Mobile is considering deploying the Chinese-developed TD-LTE standard as a 4G network.