(keitai-l) Re: docomo closing the garden gate?

From: Gerhard Fasol <fasol_at_eurotechnology.com>
Date: 05/12/03
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
Joshua, why don't you just ask DoCoMo directly about this?


Joshua@ltl-j.com wrote:
> My Japanese colleague is asking me explain of the impact on our marketting 
> plans, of Docomo's announcement that they will start selling handsets with 
> free-sites web browsing optionally turned off. (That is users will only be 
> able to view 'official' i-mode sites and will not be able to input URLs or 
> even follow links to URL's contained in emails).  The impact will of 
> course depend on how "optional" this option really is, how the sales 
> people are trained to push it and how easy the customer can reset the 
> option themselves.  It could be potentially very damaging to the "free" 
> mobile net. 
> Trouble is I have yet to come across the this announcement.  Anyone know 
> what I'm talking about?  Have any opinions or insights?
> Thanks in advance. 
> Joshua Bearden,
> *Former WirelessBusiness Development Manager
> World Family K.K.
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Received on Mon May 12 20:06:38 2003