DoCoMo, Microsoft forge mobile music alliance

12 May 2006

Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo has teamed up with Microsoft to deliver mobile music services to the cellco’s 3G handsets. Using the software developer’s technology, DoCoMo users will be able to play music downloaded from more than a 100 online music services, the pair said in a joint statement. DoCoMo, which is the leading mobile phone operator in Japan by subscribers, plans to launch the music service with the F902iS model to be launched this summer.