Paradigm change of the global mobile phone business and opportunities for Japanese mobile phone makers

presentation by Gerhard Fasol, at the Industry Association of Japanese telecom and networking equipment makers, Friday November 27, 2008, 15:00-16:30 Presentation was fully booked several weeks before the talk, attended by about 100 managers and executives of Japan’s telecom equipment makers, and included also the Vice-Minister/Secretary of State of Japan’s General Affairs Ministry, which is… Continue reading Paradigm change of the global mobile phone business and opportunities for Japanese mobile phone makers

Paradigm change of the global mobile phone business and opportunities for Japanese mobile phone makers

Presentation at the CEATEC Conference, talk NT-13, Meeting Room 302, International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe, Friday October 3, 2008, 11:00-12:00. See the announcement here [in English] and in Japanese [世界の携帯電話市場のパラダイム変更と日本の携帯電話メーカーのチャンス] The emergence of iPhone, Android, open-sourcing of Symbian, and the growth of mobile data services are changing the paradigm of the global mobile phone business… Continue reading Paradigm change of the global mobile phone business and opportunities for Japanese mobile phone makers

Will the iPhone trigger a turning point in Japan’s mobile phone industry?

Left to right: Gerhard Fasol (Eurotechnology Japan), Tetsuzo Matsumoto (VP SoftBank-Mobile) and Dennis Normile discuss the iPhone market entry to Japan

Tetsuzo Matsumoto (Senior Executive Vice-President and Board Member of SOFTBANK MOBILE Corporation),Gerhard Fasol (CEO, Eurotechnology Japan KK)andDennis Normile (Japan Correspondent of SCIENCE Magazine, and FCCJ)discuss about the future of Japan’s mobile phone market. “Will the iPhone trigger a turning point in Japan’s mobile phone industry?”(Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Tokyo Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 12:00-14:00)(Photo:… Continue reading Will the iPhone trigger a turning point in Japan’s mobile phone industry?