FW: [Dean Collins] Disney going to Japan

Dean Collins Dean at cognation.net
Mon Nov 12 19:47:15 CET 2007

Not openmoko related but interesting - mobile content related



Dean Collins
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From: Dean Collins [mailto:dean at cognation.net] 
Sent: Monday, 12 November 2007 1:44 PM
To: Dean Collins
Subject: [Dean Collins] Disney going to Japan


CTIA newsletter Monday the 12th of November

Disney to enter Japanese mobile-phone market
Walt Disney Co. <http://r.smartbrief.com/resp/iVcciHrfsYdhjOCibucXPLVq>
is teaming up with Softbank Corp.
<http://r.smartbrief.com/resp/iVcciHrfsYdhjPCibucXWabf>  to develop
wireless handsets and content to make inroads in Japan's mobile market.
Under the agreement, Disney will supply animated content and
mobile-phone design, while SoftBank will oversee billing and after-sales
services. CNET/Reuters
(11/11) , The Wall Street Journal
(subscription required) (11/12)

Interesting that they are making this move after closing down
nks/>  their USA MVNO though lack of sales/traction in the kids/tweens
htm> .


Posted By Dean Collins to Dean Collins
at 11/12/2007 01:28:00 PM

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