Pager service is closing in Japan for five decades

Pager service is closing in Japan for five decades

Pager service is being shut down after almost five decades in Japan. The Last Pager Service Provider in Tokyo, Tokyo Telecom, announced that they will close the service in September 2019. According to the company, about 1500 people in Tokyo and suburbs use Pager service today.
Pagers are called poke-beru or pocket bulls in Japan. Pager is a small device that sends short messages with radio devices.
In 1996, he used to grow in Japan. At that time, 1 million units were used in the entire country. As soon as the mobile phone scene came to an end, the use of Pager. Parger was introduced in Japan by a large telecommunications firm, NTTT.

NTT has closed this service in 2007. About almost a decade, Tokyo Telecom has also announced closure of the service.

Announcement to close this service, today in the era of smartphones, will be disappointed for consumers using Pager. Tokyo Television Message stopped Pager making 20 years ago.
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