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KDDI, Rakuten Mobile Ink New Roaming Agreement

May 11, 2023


KDDI, Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company and Rakuten Mobile announced that the three companies have concluded a new roaming agreement as of April 2023.

In order to contribute to the promotion of fair competition among mobile network operators in Japan, KDDI committed to providing roaming services through its au network to Rakuten Mobile from the launch of fourth generation (4G) mobile communication service until the end of March 2026. As Rakuten Mobile has expanded its own 4G network area to achieve 98% population coverage [Jump to the applicable section1], since its full-scale commercial launch in April 2020, KDDI and Rakuten Mobile came together to review their roaming agreement.

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