Symbian group welcomes new member in Softbank Mobile

26 Nov 2008

Japanese mobile operator Softbank Mobile is the latest company to join the Symbian Foundation, the organisation said at an interim steering group meeting in Tokyo this week. Commenting on the development, Softbank Mobile senior vice-president Masanobu Yoshida said: ‘SoftBank Mobile welcomes plans for the Symbian Foundation … We believe its activities will establish a leading open platform for mobile. Participating in the work of the Symbian Foundation and adopting the platform will enable us to concentrate resources to deliver more appealing devices more quickly to a worldwide market. We are convinced that this mobile platform will accelerate innovation in the mobile industry and increase customer satisfaction.’

Japan, SoftBank Corp