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Galagapos effect Telecommunications

Why Japan is several years ahead of Europe in telecoms…

Briefing the EU Attaches at the EU Embassy in Tokyo about the reasons behind Vodafone’s departure from Japan The deeper reasons and background on why Vodafone failed in Japan Today (March 23, 2006) I was invited to brief the Technology Attaches of the Embassies of the 25 European Union countries here in Tokyo about Japan’s […]

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mobile payment

FeliCa wallet phones and other mobile trends

Interview about Japan’s advanced mobile payment and e-money systems for Germany’s national network ARD Japan – years ahead of Europe in mobile payments Got interviewed about mobile FeliCa and other mobile trends in Japan by Germany’s largest broadcasting network ARD: read text of program here listen to the broadcast here (in German) Learn more about […]