LOS ANGELES--Smart SMS Corp. (Pink Sheets:STMC): Excite Japan, one of Japan?s largest portals with over 17 million subscribers in Japan alone, and Media Lead LLC, a leading mobile content publisher, have signed agreements to distribute content throughout the Asia Pacific region. For North America, Media Lead will work with Smart SMS Corporation of Los Angeles for distribution and fulfillment of its content, which provides the mobile fulfillment and marketing for this market.
Said Chris Kenji Beer, President of Media Lead LLC, ?This marks the result of over two years of information exchanges and sharing between our two companies. It is a privilege for Media Lead to be associated with an esteemed company like Excite Japan, a true leader among online portals in Japan with a strong reach well beyond Japan and into the rest of Asia.? Adds Tomiyoshi Imai, Vice-President of Strategy & Business Development Dept., representing Excite Japan, ?We look forward to building and growing the mobile media businesses throughout the Asia Pacific region.? The initial plan is for Media Lead to supply mobile games and content for distribution by Excite Japan throughout Asia, and for Excite Japan to supply Japanese originated content to Media Lead distribution to the North and South American, and European markets.
Asia Pacific mobile games and content market by itself, which is already worth $3 billion, could explode to $6.5 billion and the global market to $11.4 billion by the end of 2006, according to a W2 Forum report. The partnership is already evolving to a two-way relationship relating to mobile games and wallpapers.
About Excite Japan:
Excite internet media is comprised of component services which stimulate the intellectual curiosity of those who love the urban lifestyle. In terms of media content, Excite offers "Excite.ism" (a high-quality web magazine), "Garbo" (a quality web magazine for women), and "Woman.excite" (a portal site for women). In terms of entertainment content, we offer "BB.excite" (a fiber optic broadband provider supporting the broadband era), "Game.excite" (an original on-line game portal), "Excite Music" (a general music portal), and "Shopping.excite" (an on-line select shop). Our mobile services allow users to enjoy high-quality, popular content while on the run-anywhere and anytime, 24 hours a day.
About Media Lead LLC:
Media Lead LLC, www.MediaLead.com, is a leading international mobile entertainment publishing and distribution agency, serving the Americas, Japan, East Asia, and Europe with more than twenty years experience in Internet, mobile media and marketing.
About Smart SMS Corporation:
Smart SMS Corporation specializes in creating and managing mobile marketing applications in over 17 countries worldwide. For more information see www.smartsmscorp.com.
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