Dolphin Browser scores pre-install deal with Japan’s KDDI

Dolphin Browser scores pre-install deal with Japan's KDDI

Dolphin Browser, which is already the single most used third-party web browser for Android and iOS platforms (and my favorite browser in case you ask), is turning to East for further expansion. The company announced a pre-install deal with Japan’s major mobile operator – KDDI.

As a result, Dolphin Browser will be pre-loaded on future, un-released Android-based phones, allowing Japanese smartphone subscribers to easily download Dolphin Browser for free through KDDI’s mobile app store, au Smart Pass, which has over 1 million members.

Dolphin Browser has been download for more than 16 million times and with this new partnership, we’re pretty sure they’ll double the user base in no time at all. Although KDDI’s app store has “just” 1 million members, its customer base counts 30 million users…

  • http://digg.com/users/OmegaWolf Silver Fang

    Didn’t the US DOJ bust MS for doing that with IE on Windows computers in the 90s? Does Japan not have antitrust laws?

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