NTT Docomo provided some visibility into iPhone sales in Japan, when that country's largest carrier reported earnings on Friday. Most of the news -- but not all of it -- was good.
First, the bad news. Docomo, which began offering the iPhone for the first time in the fall of last year, said group operating profit fell 2 percent in the April-December period and sales were slightly off, according to a Nikkei report.
The addition of the Apple phone also increased Docomo's "discount costs," according to Nikkei.
The Good news: So-called "customer outflows" (to … Read more