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- China’s Amoi Teams with ACCESS to Deliver Advanced Dual-Mode Handsets for WCDMA and GPRS Network Operators Worldwide
TOKYO, Japan– October 20, 2005 – ACCESS Co., Ltd., (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4813), a global provider of mobile content delivery and Internet access technologies, announced that Amoi Mobile Co., Ltd., a leading mobile handset manufacturer in China, has selected ACCESS’ NF Mobile Client Suite for deployment in Amoi’s N5000 and H80 dual-mode (WCDMA/GPRS) 3G handsets. The deployment is the result of ACCESS’ collaboration with Amoi to develop handset solutions on the EMP/BREW® platform and WCDMA/EVDO networks for sale into the global market.Amoi’s N5000 and H80 handsets feature advanced multi-media technologies including audio and video streaming, multi-party video telephony, and a 1.3-mega-pixel rotational camera. The NF Mobile Client Suite adds high-performance internet browsing functions to these two phones, including support for OMA Browsing 2.2 and the latest W3C specifications, HTML 4.01, XHTML (XHTML Mobile Profile), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and SSL v3.0 (Secure Socket Layer), etc. The NF browser component in NF Mobile Client Suite provides Amoi’s handset customers with a rich and complete mobile entertainment and information experience that includes full Internet mobile browsing.
ACCESS is widely recognized as a global leader in mobile technology and has rich experience in the successful implementation of 3G data services with leading 3G operators throughout the world. NF Mobile Client Suite is a comprehensive, flexible, modular, and extensible solution that takes the evolving phoneware category to powerful new levels of efficiency and functionality. The NF Mobile Client Suite offers mobile device manufacturers and mobile operators an integrated solution that includes a customizable UI, Browser, MMS Client, SyncML, SMIL, Java™ client and more.
In addition to the deployment of the NF Mobile Client Suite, ACCESS also provides field testing service to strengthen Amoi’s competitive edge, ensuring Amoi handsets can align with the data services offered by international operators.
“3G has always been an area of significant focus and heavy investment for Amoi. We have invested over 100 million RMB during the past two years,” Mr. Wu Junhua, vice general manager, Amoi Mobile Co., Ltd said. “With ACCESS’ strong competency in application development and its rich experience in 3G data services, we have launched several dual-mode handsets in overseas markets, and won high acclaim from operators including TIM Italy, and Chunghwa Telecom Taiwan”
“ACCESS has been consistently providing mobile Internet browsing solutions for Amoi’s handsets for some time now. As one of the most successful domestic handset vendors in China, Amoi’s cooperation with ACCESS on its 3G handsets is, once again, a strong testimonial of ACCESS’ rich and successful experience in the global market. We are very pleased to assist Chinese handset vendors as they expand globally,“ said Toru Arakawa, president and CEO of ACCESS.
About NF Mobile Client Suite
ACCESS’ NF Mobile Client is a comprehensive, flexible, modular, and extensible software suite solution that takes the evolving phoneware category to powerful new levels of efficiency and functionality. NF Mobile Client Suite offers mobile device manufacturers and mobile operators an integrated solution that includes a customizable UI, Browser, MMS Client, PIM Client, SyncML Client, Java virtual machine and more.
As a technology driven international electronics corporation, Amoi Electronics Co. Ltd. has stepped into an extensive range of products, including mobile communications, consumer audio and video as well as computer. “Technology for different life and better life” is what Amoi is all about. In June 1997, Amoi became a public company by listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SWAP code: 600057). In 2002, Amoi’s total revenue reached 4.5 billions RMB, with net profit of 600 million. Amoi Mobile Co., Ltd, is fully responsible for mobile business for Amoi Electronics.
ACCESS is a global provider of Internet technologies to the mobile and beyond-PC markets. Its NF browser, widely recognized as one of the most advanced Internet browsers in the world, is a cornerstone to the company’s vision of enabling Internet access anywhere and on any device. NF technologies are delivering full Internet browsing and related services to next-generation mobile devices and consumer electronics ranging from digital TV to automobile telematics. For more information: www.access.co.jp or www.access-us-inc.com.
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