◀ smartphones
 

iPhone 5S' poor availability hurting Japan's biggest carrier

Can't get your hands of the iPhone 5S? Neither can Japan's largest carrier, which is suffering mightily as a result. NTT DoCoMo lost a net total of 66,800 subscribers in September, the worst loss ever, according to a report in Japan's Nikkei on Monday. And DoCoMo lost 133,100 subscribers based on the mobile number portability (MNP) system, the report said. DoCoMo blamed its subscriber-based problems on the double whammy of customers, who were waiting for the new iPhone, putting off purchases, and the subsequent scarcity of the 5S after it was announced, according to the report. The iPhone has been reshaping Japan's telecommunications market -

Go To Source
comments powered by Disqus
08 Oct
CNET News @CNETNews
RT @CNET: iPhone 5S' poor availability hurting Japan's biggest carrier http://t.co/cNawpdjVvw