NTT DoCoMo Ramps Up the Linux Mobile Platform Battle
Dec 18, 2007, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There are at least three contenders jostling for a share of the
growing market for Linux-based mobile device platforms. Now giant
Japanese cellular operator, NTT DoCoMo, is throwing its weight
behind a fourth.
"Access Co Ltd, a Japanese global provider of software
technologies to mobile markets, has signed an MoU with NTT DoCoMo,
NEC, Panasonic Mobile Communications and Esteemo under which the
companies will study the use of the Access Linux Platform (ALP) as
the basis for developing a shared Linux platform for mobile phones
and an operator pack for NTT DoCoMo..."