KDDI tops mobile subscriber growth

10 Apr 2007

KDDI Corp’s mobile brand au eclipsed its rivals in terms of net subscriber growth in the twelve months to 31 March 2007, according to figures published by Japan’s Telecommunications Carriers Association. KDDI Corp’s au network gained a net 4.62 million users in the period under review, beating 1.48 million for NTT DoCoMo and 698,600 for Softbank Mobile. For KDDI’s au and TU-KA brands combined, the net subscriber growth came to 2.75 million because many TU-KA subscribers migrated to au in 2006/07.

Japan, KDDI (au), NTT DOCOMO, SoftBank Corp