NTT Docomo, which began offering the iPhone for the first time last fall, is seeing mostly positive results so far in Japan, where the iPhone has been red hot.
Japan carriers are offering some iPhone 5S handsets for free with a two-year contract.
Japanese mobile phone suppliers are in trouble as the iPhone becomes NTT DoCoMo's biggest single product, Nikkei reports.
The likely introduction of the iPhone 5S and/or 5C by NTT DoCoMo is a hot topic in Japan.
The two carriers, which account for millions of subscribers, will have Apple's next iPhone. For one of them, it's for the first time -- according to new reports.
Japanese carrier NTT Docomo is in talks with Apple about selling the iPhone 5S, a Docomo executive told a Japanese business daily.
The Japanese wireless carrier blows away the connection speed offered by AT&T or Verizon Wireless.
The Japan-based carrier is now paying the price for not carrying the iPhone, according to a report.
At the Ceatec trade show in Japan, the operator unveils its Grip UI for one-handed use of smartphones, which could be great for commuters.
This senior-friendly Android 4.0 phone comes with buzzing virtual buttons and a dedicated call support center.