KDDI nets most customers

11 Oct 2004

According to data released by the Telecommunications Carriers Association (TCA), KDDI’s au wireless service added 1.23 million net customers to its subscriber base in the six months ended 30 September, making it the country’s top performer. Rival NTT DoCoMo saw its base climb by 959,700, although the number of FOMA 3G customers rose by 3.44 million. Vodafone KK posted a net increase of 171,300 while the TU-KA group saw its base fall by 44,100. At the end of September 2004, Japan was home to 83.83 million wireless customers.