Japan’s telecom regulator allocates 5G spectrum for telecos

4 Japanese carriers, including NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank Corp, and Rakuten Inc, have been allocated 5G spectrum. They will be investing a total of around $15.29 billion, a conservative figure, spread across 5 years to build their 5G networks. In a significant development that marks the a milestone in the impending launch of high-speed…

SoftBank’s share fall by 10% on their stock market debut

Investors worries include SoftBank Corp’s exposure to Huawei. SoftBank has stated it plans on replacing its Huawei-provided 4G network equipment with those of other suppliers – an expensive and time-consuming affair. In a rare development, shares of Japan’s SoftBank Corp fell by more than 10% on debut as investor appetite for what has been Japan’s…