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2011-09-29 12:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 29, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will procure an Android smartphone from Sharp Corporation together with Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, marking the first time for an overseas operator to deploy a DOCOMO smartphone.The smartphone model, a 3D-capable handset initially developed for DOCOMO and sold as the AQUOS PHONE SH-12C in Japan, was redesigned for the European market and named the "AQUOS PHONE SH80F." Orange...

2011-09-16 12:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 16, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - DOCOMO, INC. announced today that business customers in Japan report to be more satisfied with mobile phone or PHS services from DOCOMO than any other provider - the third consecutive year DOCOMO has achieved this top ranking - according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2009-2011 Japan Business Mobile Phone Service Studies SM.Four factors were examined to determine overall satisfaction: responsiveness of the sales contact, service content, service quality...

2011-05-13 12:35:01

Tokyo, May 13, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. today announced that it has reached an agreement with Twitter, Inc. under which DOCOMO will leverage its mobile expertise, with support from Twitter, to develop innovative applications and services incorporating Twitter(TM) features for DOCOMO feature phones and smartphones.One of the envisioned services will bring richer search results to DOCOMO customers. Real-time Tweets(TM) and other Twitter content will be added to the search...

2011-03-03 00:00:29

Japanese technology manufacturer, Onkyo, has announced that it will preload its Android-based TA117 Tablet computer with Yellowfin's Business Intelligence (BI) Android application. Melbourne, Victoria (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 Japanese technology manufacturer, Onkyo, has announced that it will preload its Android-based TA117 Tablet computer with Yellowfin's Business Intelligence (BI) Android application. Yellowfin, a Melbourne-based international BI software vendor and market leader in...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

READING, England, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SurfKitchen today announced that it is working with NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan's premier provider of leading-edge mobile voice, data and multimedia services and one of the world's largest mobile communications operators, to provide partner operators with an On-Device Portal solution, an innovative platform for 3G mobile services and applications. Building on NTT DOCOMO's continued success overseas, the SurfKit Mobile Internet Platform will allow...

2010-11-08 04:35:00

Tokyo, Nov 8, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its launch of Xi(TM) (read "Crossy"), Japan's first wireless connectivity service based on the extra-high-speed technology, Long Term Evolution (LTE), scheduled on December 24.Xi will enable mobile data communication at a maximum downlink speed of 75 Mbps, or about ten times as fast as DOCOMO's current FOMA(TM) 3G service. DOCOMO initially will sell Xi data terminals for connection to mobile computers, beginning with the...

2010-10-07 13:35:00

DUEBENDORF, Switzerland and ZURICH, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology having shipped over 3.5 billion software applications on more than 2 billion phones, today announces it has been selected by SoftBank Mobile ("SoftBank"), one of Japan's leading mobile operators, to customize and deliver key solutions in support of SoftBank's move to broaden its lineup of Android powered smartphones and services. Under the agreement announced...

2010-09-09 07:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Vodafone Group (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD), said today that Andrew Davies has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 15. Verizon Wireless is the largest U.S. wireless provider in terms of customers and revenue, which totaled $62 billion in 2009. Davies replaces John Townsend, who has been named Regional Chief Financial Officer - Europe...

2010-07-27 00:59:00

LONDON, July 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - WAC Announces Company Formation, Leadership, Board and Business Models; - Agrees to Join Forces with Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) The Wholesale Applications Community (WAC), an alliance of telecommunications companies committed to building an open applications platform, today announced its formation as a corporate entity, as well as the organisation's leadership and board of directors. The company also announced that it will join forces...

2010-02-12 01:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OnePIN, Inc., the world's leading provider of social address book solutions, today announced that Vodafone is enabling their 16 million mobile subscribers in Turkey to extend their social networks with one-click on their mobile phones thanks to CallerXchange, OnePIN's contact exchange service. This peer-to-peer service, branded as Vodafone Kartvizit, allows users to easily connect and stay connected to friends, family and business associates - enhancing the...