TOKYO, JAPAN, May 11, 2004 ---
The companies target commercializing the new service within fiscal 2005, which ends March 31, 2006, after evaluating market needs, business models for commercial service, and technical / usage results from the trial.
During the trial, monitors residing in the Kanto Koshinetsu region with DoCoMo FOMA handsets will be able to watch
People who wish to serve as monitors must own a DoCoMo FOMA 900i series handset with subscription to the i-mode® and M-stage V-Live services, as well as a subscription to
Those acting as monitors will be asked to provide feedback during the trial. While they will be billed for communication charges, the basic fees for both services will be waived.
Online applications will be accepted for one month beginning May 11 at http://do-sptv.jp/ (Japanese only; access from mobile phones possible).
The program-related information services will be formulated based on customer needs as identified by Data Network Center Corporation, which operates
Please see the attachment for the list of companies who are scheduled to deliver content for the services as of May 11, 2004.
(as of May 11, 2004)
- ATOSS INTERNATIONAL Ltd.
- IMAGICA Corp.
- IMAGICA MUSIC SATELLITE, INC.
- Kids Station Inc.
- GAGA CROSSMEDIA MARKETING, inc.
- Samurai TV. Inc.
- J SPORTS Broadcasting Corporation
- Japan Image Communications Co., ltd.
- Japan Entertainment Network K.K.
- SPORTS-i NETWORK INC.
- DAIICHIKOSHO CO., LTD.
- FISHING VISION Co., Ltd.
- TOHOKUSHINSHA FILM CORPORATION
- B-BAT Inc.
- Bloomberg L.P.
- Pay Per View Japan, Inc.
- RECRUIT VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS CO., LTD.
SKY Perfect changed its listing from Mothers to the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Code No. 4795) in March 2004.
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About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english
i-mode, FOMA, i-appli, and M-stage V-live are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is available only to subscribers in Japan.