Posted on 30-Nov-2005 21:04
Filed under: News
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced that it will acquire 6,356 shares in software company Access Co., LTD. for about 15 billion yen (US$ 125 million), raising its stake from 7.12% to 11.66%. DoCoMo expects to complete this investment process on 20 December 2005.
Access develops and markets Internet software, mainly for mobile phones. Their products are marketed under the brand name NetFront. The Access browser is used in DoCoMo's 3G FOMA handsets.
The company also developes web browser for embedded devices, including Windows Mobile Pocket PC. In 2005 Access acquired Palmsource Inc, developers of Palm OS.
Access was established in 1984 and is headquartered in Tokyo. It has 422 employees.