Japanese Micro-Blogging And Free Games Service mobikade hits UK (first) ...
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From Social Computing Magazine: Mobile Social Networking Service from Japan Launches in UK
"Excite Japan, the company behind the Internet and mobile portal site Excite in Japan, one of the largest portals in Japan, today announced the release in the UK of its highly successful ad-funded mobile social networking service, mobikade.
mobikade provides personal mobile space allowing users to keep track of what’s new in their life, by posting updates.Users can also download a wide variety of games, mainly puzzle games such as Sudoku and enjoy them – all for free (except data charges to the mobile carrier) ..."
Quoting Atul Sasane (GNS Europe) & Yuki Wada (Excite Japan):
"My aim is to successfully introduce Japanese mobile strategies to the UK and Europe. mobikade is so cool it will change the lives of mobile users in the UK."
"This project is important for Excite Japan to build inroads into the European mobile market. We are also planning to release this service in Italy and Germany."