Vodafone KK to install Sony smart chips

25 Feb 2005

Japanese cellco Vodafone KK has announced plans to install Sony’s Felica smart chip technology in its mobile phones, following in the footsteps of rival operator NTT DoCoMo and enabling customers to use their handsets as devices which can pay bills or act as train tickets. The cellco plans to launch handsets embedded with the Felica chip in October this year.

Japan, SoftBank Corp