KDDI adds most subscribers

8 Jun 2004

According to Japan’s Telecommunications Carriers Association, KDDI’s au mobile service reported net subscription growth of 187,100 in May, the highest number of additions for the eighth consecutive month. Market leader DoCoMo increased its subscriber base by 130,200 while the smallest operator Vodafone KK added 17,700 customers. At the end of May there were 87.4 million mobile phone users in Japan, of which DoCoMo accounted for 46.2 million, KDDI 17.4 million and Vodafone KK 15 million.