The report said Apple and Softbank have agreed to co-develop the phone for sale as early as this year. The device is expected to carry both the Softbank and Apple brands, the report said, without citing the source of the information.More details over at Yahoo News.
Softbank, which said last month it would buy Vodafone's Japanese mobile phone business, appears to be looking to use the power of Apple's brand to compete against mobile market leaders NTT DoCoMo and KDDI Corp.
Apple and Softbank working on iPod phone
Posted on Monday, May 15 2006 @ 11:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck