September 1, 2011
DOCOMO and KT Share Content for Android Smartphones
Tokyo, Aug 31, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today an agreement with South Korea's leading telecom operator, KT Corporation, to share content for smartphones powered by Android(TM) 2.1 or later versions.
Starting today, DOCOMO has begun offering KT-provided content on "docomo market," a mobile Internet portal in Japan for mobile applications and content. The initial lineup comprises 30 titles of Android content now popular in South Korea, including action games and puzzles, utility apps for translation, travel etc., and live wallpapers featuring supercars in action.
In South Korea, KT plans to offer about 20 titles of DOCOMO-provided content via its content and application store, "olleh market," by the end of 2011.
The agreement is one of various commercial initiatives being developed by a joint-business committee that NTT DOCOMO, KT and China Mobile formed in January. The aim is to accelerate the sharing of high-quality content for enhanced mobile experiences in the companies' respective markets.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is the world's leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 56 million customers in Japan, including 49 million using i-mode(TM), the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 54 million using FOMA(TM), the world's original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized "lifestyle tools" for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.com.
Source: NTT DOCOMO
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