SOFTBANK MOBILE, to greatly increase the number of mobile phone base stations
According to Reuters news agency report, SOFTBANK MOBILE 's president Masayoshi Son makes it clear that he intends to significantly increase the number of base stations to improve the communication environment of the 3G (third generation) mobile phone.
It may be good news for those who were in trouble because the radio wave condition was unfavorable.
Details are as follows.
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According to this article, SOFTBANK MOBILE 's President Masayoshi Son recently increased the number of base stations to improve the communication environment within the facilities such as buildings, the number of base stations of third generation mobile phones to 5 He said he wanted to make thousands of thousands of stations. By the way, the specific number of targets has not been clarified yet, "It is over fifty thousand thousands."
Although Softbank had planned to make the number of base stations to 46,000 stations by March 2007, its realization was delayed in August, but it reached 47,000 at the end of September It is said that he showed an idea of increasing the number of base stations in the future.
Incidentally,According to Wikipedia, While the number of base stations for 3G for SOFTBANK MOBILE entered the SOFTBANK Group from the UK Vodafone subsidiary at the time of April 2006 was 21 thousand, versus 42,000 in July 2007 It seems that it is dramatically increasing.