NTT DoCoMo looks to go global with Buongiorno bid

Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo has placed an offer to acquire all shares in European mobile internet content and apps provider Buongiorno for €224m The bid has already gained partial acceptance as Mauro Del Rio, owner of approximately 20 per cent of the company’s stock, has entered into an irrevocable undertaking with the operator’s German arm, DoCoMo Deutschland, to tender all of his shares for the offer.

Andrea Casalini, CEO, Buongiorno

Andrea Casalini has been CEO of Italian mobile content firm Buongiorno since April 2000, and is credited with steering the development of the company from a startup to its current position as one of the largest players in the mobile content space.

Mobile Social Networking

Sponsored by Buongiorno

Mobile Social Networks is a means of transmitting information (communicating) using a mixture of voice and data devices over networks including cellular technology and elements of private and public IP infrastructure (such as the Internet). ‘Mobile Social Networking’ (MSN) refers to all of the enabling elements necessary for the contribution (‘posting’ and uploading) and consumption (viewing/experiencing) of social media across a mobile network.


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