(keitai-l) Re: Japanese handsets, operators and good advice...

From: Gerhard Fasol <fasol_at_eurotechnology.com>
Date: 03/02/06
Message-Id: <[email protected]>
It is apparently not well known in Europe,
but Japan has mobile emails since 1999,
since i-mode started.
Take care - if you want to spam Japanese
mobile users, you'll get blocked by the
operators.

Gerhard


On Mar 2, 2006, at 17:05 , John Guthed wrote:

> Thank you very much! I have one more question...
>
> We are doing a campaign in Europe, where users send an MMS to an email
> adress. This may sound unusual, but is done so that we need not put up
> expensive shortcodes all across Europe. Also, that way we are able to
> pick up the MSISDN of the user, as it is - usually - given in the  
> return
> adress of the message (usually something like
> 46733383420@mms.telia.com). When the message has been received, we  
> then
> return an SMS containing a link to a mobile website.
>
> My question is this - can Japanese users send MMS to an  
> emailadress, and
> is the MSISN given in the adress header as described above? Or are
> messages sent to an emailadress sent as an actual email?
>
> BR,
>
> John Guthed
Received on Thu Mar 2 22:16:47 2006