TOKYO, JAPAN, November 8, 2010 ---
The company first launched the docomo market portal in April to help smartphone customers discover apps, music and e-books. Items are presented in a highly user-friendly way for Japanese customers, including Japanese-language explanations of foreign apps, as well as helpful user reviews and customer-tailored recommendations. In addition, customers can use loyalty points to pay for purchases.
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The book catalog will launch with a large number of e-book titles, including popular manga, novels and how-to books. Bundled purchases of multiple books will be possible.
NTT DOCOMO NTT DOCOMOis the world’s leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 56 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode™, the world’s most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 54 million using FOMA™, 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 DOCOMOis listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.