TOKYO, JAPAN, September 28, 2010 ---
During the trial, customers will have the opportunity to experience e-books via DOCOMO smartphones, such as the
The trial will offer about 50 titles, including electronic books, manga comics, magazines and photo books, some linked with supplementary videos and maps. The e-books will be available at “docomo market,” a mobile portal created by DOCOMO to provide users with easy access to smartphone apps and content from around the world. All titles and content viewers for the trial will be provided for free, other than packet transmission charges.
DOCOMO will use feedback from customers to enhance its commercial e-book service, which is scheduled to launch with more than 100,000 titles.
The e-book trial service will be demonstrated in the DOCOMO booth at CEATEC JAPAN 2010 in Makuhari Messe from October 5 to 9.
After the launch of the new service, DOCOMO will continue offering an existing service that enables users to view electronic manga and novels via the company’s
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 49 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.
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