Softbank to Acquire eAccess in Share Exchange Deal

Softbank

Japan’s mobile service providers,  SOFTBANK and eAccess have entered into an agreement whereby SOFTBANK will become the sole parent company of eAccess and eAccess will become its wholly-owned subsidiary of SOFTBANK.

eAccess to launch LTE service in March

eAccess

Japanese operator eAccess will launch commercial LTE service next month. Operator has set initial LTE data service price of 3,880 yen per month. According to eAccess, its LTE service will have 40% population coverage by end of March this year and will reach to 70% in the end of March 2013.

Japan's eAccess to Launch Mixed Mode Solution for WCDMA and LTE

Ericsson MINI-LINK

Japan's mobile broadband operator eAccess plans to launch a Mixed Mode solution for WCDMA and LTE. According to Ericsson, with its Mixed Mode solution, eAccess can use the same radio frequency band for both LTE and WCDMA services.