NTT DoCoMo to offer SIM card for iPad, Xperia update also

For Apple's tablet "iPad" announced at the end of January this year,NTT DoCoMo is considering offering SIM cardHas been clarified in February, NTT DoCoMo President Yamada officially announced today that it is a policy to offer SIM card for iPad.

Also released on April 1,Sony Ericsson's Android smartphone "Xperia" which is showing strong sales, such as becoming No. 1 in unit sales for three consecutive weeksIt is also revealed that an update will be provided.

Details are as below.
NTT DoCoMo: SIM Card for iPad to be sold - Everyday jp (Mainichi Shimbun)

According to Mainichi Shimbun news report, NTT docomo's President Yoshida Takashi revealed that it is a policy to sell small SIM cards for Apple's iPad at the closing press conference held on the 28th.

This is because Apple has announced that it will sell it on SIM lock-free at the time of announcement of "iPad", he is preparing. NTT docomo positions the iPad as a "high-end netbook", and wishes to use the company's line.

Also announced by the company(PDF file) Results presentation materialsIn the future efforts, strengthening data communication business for PC and strengthening smartphone business are mentioned.

Future efforts of data communication business for PC which NTT docomo regards as growth market. We will focus on strengthening collaboration with external devices such as tablet PCs and e-books, releasing 3.9-generation mobile phone "LTE" compatible terminals, and distributing traffic through cooperation with Wi-Fi.

Approach on smartphone is like this. In addition to making i-mode mail address available to Xperia in the middle of the fiscal year, version upgrade from Android 1.6 to 2.1 is scheduled. Also, it is said that we will focus on contents as well.

in Mobile, Posted by darkhorse_log