Vodafone wins 1.7GHz W-CDMA licence

7 Jul 2005

Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has awarded a preliminary W-CDMA licence in the 1.7GHz band. The cellco already offers 3G services on the 2GHz band, and the new licence will enable it to test radio transmission. The cellco said it will carry out field tests in Chiba for six months.

Japan, SoftBank Corp