EAccess Ltd. (9427), the first new entrant to Japan's $83 billion mobile-phone market in 13 years, said it will start voice services from March 28 across Japan.
The company will offer the service through its 38 percent- owned Emobile Ltd. unit, EAccess Chairman Sachio Semmoto said at a briefing in Tokyo today. Tokyo-based EAccess will charge 980 yen per month for unlimited calls between subscribers, matching an offer by Softbank Corp. (9984), Japan's third-largest mobile-phone operator.
Toshiba Corp., based in Tokyo, and Taiwan's High Tech Computer Corp. will supply handsets, Semmoto said.
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