READING, England, February 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 NTT DOCOMO Partner Operators to enjoy compelling mobile internet applications via an On-Device Portal, that gives customers quick and easy access to a range of mobile Internet services and applications including mobile TV, social networking and games etc.
"NTT DOCOMO has an outstanding record of innovation in mobile communications having led the world in network and service developments over the last ten years," said Michel Quazza, chief executive officer, SurfKitchen. "By collaborating with NTT DOCOMO and its associated partners, we are able to help extend that record by providing a compelling experience for the diverse range of mobile Internet services and applications that subscribers are demanding. This is an exciting prospect and as the initial deployments show, it really does have huge potential."
The SurfKit Mobile Internet Platform is designed to enable mobile operators to deliver an intuitive and compelling experience to users across an unrivalled range of handsets. It includes a sophisticated applications storefront, application launcher and carrier-class mobile server which enhance mobile application/service acquisition and usability. For more information on the SurfKit Mobile Internet Platform, please visit: http://www.surfkitchen.com/v5/products-overview.html
SurfKitchen is uniquely focused on providing mobile operators and their partners with the ability to deliver the optimum mobile user experience for mobile Internet applications and services. Optimizing the mobile user experience allows mobile operators to build brand loyalty, reduce customer churn and drive the uptake of mobile Internet applications and services, resulting in increased mobile data ARPU.
SurfKitchen provides a Mobile Internet Platform that delivers a personalized, compelling and intuitive on device experience for subscribers to discover, acquire and use the broadest catalogue of mobile internet applications and services on the widest range of smart phones and feature phones including Symbian Series 60, Microsoft Mobile 5&6, Java J2ME MIDP2, BREW 3.1.5, RIM BlackBerry and Android platforms.
SurfKitchen's solutions have been deployed by major operators throughout the world including Orange Group, Telstra, Telefonica Moviles Espana, Maxis, Cincinnati Bell Wireless and ALJAWAL (Saudi Telecom). For more information, visit: http://www.surfkitchen.com.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is the world's leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 57 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode(TM), the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 55 million using FOMA(TM), 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 DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit http://www.nttdocomo.com.
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FOMA service is only available in Japan.
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